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Urban Policies and the Right to the City

The UN-HABITAT and UNESCO Joint Project

Code EAN13 : 9782729708146

Dirigé par : Bernard Jouve


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L'ouvrage est intégralement en langue anglaise.

Modern states are facing various political rescaling processes in which the roles and functions of the different levels of government are developing. City regions are increasingly becoming central economic and political territories where new divisions of labor are taking place between the states and the urban powers that be. This tendency has been specifically analysed by the economic realm but also by authorities from the fields of geography, sociology and political science. At the same time, there is a substantial amount of literature that focuses on the general tendency towards the pluralization of urban decision-making systems in different institutional, cultural, political and economic contexts. Globalization, political rescaling and the "right to the city" (i.e., the ability of civil societies to have access and to change the political agenda) are interlinked but do not necessarily have the same meaning and the same rationale for each city and social group. This book analyzes the various differences and gives a voice to a variety of different actors.

  • Code EAN13
    9782729708146
  • Dirigé par
  • Préface de
  • Collection
    Citurb
  • Genre
    CITURB - Sociologie
  • Date de parution
    26/03/2009
  • Nombre de pages
    178 pages
  • Description du format
    Version Papier
  • Poids
    321 g
  • Hauteur
    240 mm
  • Largeur
    155 mm
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