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Everyday life in the Modern world dominated by spectacle urban space : Critical discourse analysis on the entrepreneurial city

  • 인문논총
  • 2023, 60(), pp.85-119
  • DOI : 10.33638/JHS.60.5
  • Publisher : Institute for Human studies, Kyungnam University
  • Research Area : Humanities > Other Humanities
  • Received : December 30, 2022
  • Accepted : February 1, 2023
  • Published : February 28, 2023

KIM MINSEUNG 1 Woongjae Ryoo 1

1한양대학교

Accredited

ABSTRACT

This study analyzed two local areas, Gwangcheon-dong of Gwangju Metropolitan City and Choryang-dong of Busan Metropolitan City, that have the symbol of being ‘a cultural city’ and ‘the second capital’ respectively, among the areas where space reorganization was implemented recently. Both are important cultural points and local spaces, where the daily lives of local residents are mediated and reproduced. In particular, a series of project was carried out with the goal of "by the local people" or "for the local people" along with the discourse of "democracy, peace, and equality" in two regions. However, unlike the purpose, we found that the spectacle urban space, that was planned based on capital and its logic, was being reproduced as a space of alienation and distinction. In particular, alienation was not limited to the economic sphere, but expanded to everyday life of citizens, deepening urban alienation. Through this, contemporary urban space is a space for capital production and at the same time a space where the desires of members of society that promote material civilization are reproduced, the process of a new type of the production of space and the members' negotiation method for such spaces are explored. It was analyzed in association with the lives of local residents. In doing so, this study utilized the concept of 'universal alienation' proposed by David Harvey, 'urban alienation' suggested by Henry Lefebvre, and also spatial production theory. In addition, this study focused on multiple economic - and cultural policy reports, local newspapers, and urban regeneration newspapers, published in the two districts, and conducted a critical discourse analysis to analyze diverse interests and discourse politics.

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