Guy Baeten

  • Professor

Guy Baeten is Professor of Urban Studies at Malmö University and is the Director of the newly established Institute for Urban Research. He has previously worked at the universities of Lund, Oxford, Leuven and Strathclyde. Guy Baeten is interested in urban development projects and urban sustainability. He is the principal investigator of the FORMAS Strong Research Environment CRUSH — Critical Urban Sustainability Hub. He is involved in two research projects on smart cities with case studies in Toronto, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Antwerp that are running between 2018 and 2020. He is also part of a project that investigates histories of the sustainability concept in Malmö urban planning.

IUR Research Projects


These publications are authored or co-authored by Guy Baeten.
Publications are gathered from Malmö University Electronic Publishing (MUEP).

Title Type Issued
Medveten gentrifiering i Landskrona Article 2014
The Tragedy of the Highway : Empowerment, Disempowerment… Article 2000
Renewing Urban Renewal in Landskrona, Sweden : Pursuing… Article 2015
”Landskronas vägval” : när bostäder åt alla blev… BookChapter 2016
13 myter om bostadsfrågan Book 2016
Pressure and violence : Housing renovation and displacement… Article 2017
Beyond a liberal critique of 'trickle-down' : urban… Article 2017
"Because I am who I am and my… Article 2014
Book Review Forum: Geography and Geographers : Anglo-American… BookReview 2017
Introduction : neoliberalism and post-welfare nordic states in… Article 2015
Om myter BookChapter 2016
Contradictions of ‘Sustainable Mobility’– The Illogic of Growth… Article 2012
Normalising neoliberal planning : the case of Malmö,… BookChapter 2012
Neoliberal planning : does it really exist? BookChapter 2012
Regenerating the South Bank : reworking the community… BookChapter 2009
Choices of crisis Article 2011
By invitation only : uses and users of… Article 2016
Rätt att bo kvar : en handbok i… Book 2016
The Spaces of Utopia and Dystopia : Introduction Article 2002
Urban Regeneration, Social Exclusion and Shifting Power Geometries… Article 2001
Inner-city misery : Real and imagined Article 2004
Hypochondriac Geographies of the City and the New… Article 2002
Western Utopianism/Dystopianism and the Political Mediocrity of Critical… Article 2002
Cliches of Urban Doom : The Dystopian Politics… Article 2001
Politics, Institutions and Regional Restructuring Processes : From… Article 1999
Neoliberal planning BookChapter 2017
Scaling the city : the political economy of'glocal'development-Brussels'… Article 2001
From community planning to partnership planning : Urban… Article 2001
Engaging in the muddy fields of planning in… BookChapter 2008
The uses of deprivation in the neoliberal city BookChapter 2007
The Europeanization of Brussels and the Urbanization of… Article 2001
Old Elites in a New City : Restructuring… BookChapter 2002
Mobiliteit : Landschap van macht en onmacht Book 1997