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The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization

The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization

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Wydawnictwo Taylor & Francis Ltd
Data wydania 18/12/2018
Liczba stron 300
Forma publikacji książka w twardej oprawie
Poziom zaawansowania Dla szkół wyższych i kształcenia podyplomowego
Język angielski
ISBN 9781138183889
Kategorie Planowanie i architektura miejska, Studia rozwojowe, Społeczności obszarów miejskich, Geografia człowieka, Planowanie urbanistyczne i miejskie
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The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization investigates the mutual relationship between the struggle for political inclusion and processes of informal urbanization in different socio-political and cultural settings. It seeks a middle ground between two opposing perspectives on the political meaning of urban informality. The first, the `emancipatory perspective', frames urban informality as a practice that fosters autonomy, entrepreneurship and social mobility. The other perspective, more critical, sees informality predominantly as a result of political exclusion, inequality, and poverty. Do we see urban informality as a fertile breeding ground for bottom-up democracy and more political participation? Or is urban informality indeed merely the result of a democratic deficit caused by governing autocratic elites and ineffective bureaucracies? This book displays a wide variety of political practices and narratives around these positions based on narratives conceived upon specific case cities. It investigates how processes of urbanization are politicized in countries in the Global South and in transition economies. The handbook explores 24 cities in the Global South, as well as examples from Eastern Europe and East Asia, with contributions written by a global group of scholars familiar with the cases (often local scholars working in the cities analyzed) who offer unique insight on how informal urbanization can be interpreted in different contexts. These contributions engage the extreme urban environments under scrutiny which are likely to be the new laboratories of 21st-century democracy. It is vital reading for scholars, practitioners, and activists engaged in informal urbanization.

The Routledge Handbook on Informal Urbanization

Spis treści

Chapter 1. Introduction and Acknowledgments


Roberto Rocco


Chapter 2. The political Meaning of Informal Urbanisation


Roberto Rocco and Jan van Ballegooijen


Chapter 3. AHMEDABAD. Urban Informality and the Production of Exclusion


Vrushti Mawani , Michael Leaf


Chapter 4. ANKARA. Struggles for Housing: Legitimate, Self-Contradictory or Both? Impacts of Clientelism and Rights-Seeking on Informal Housing in Ankara


Yelda Kizildag OEzdemirli


Chapter 5. BALKANS. Informal settlements in the Balkans: Squatters' magic realism vs. planners' modernist fantasy vs. governments' tolerance and opportunism


Dorina Pojani


Chapter 6. BEIRUT. Dahiye: An Active Space for Social Justice and Resistance: Re-imagining Informality in Light of Growing Urban Marginality


Nabil Nazha


Chapter 7. BELO HORIZONTE. New urban occupations in the metropolitan area of Belo Horizonte and the struggle for housing rights


Maria Tereza Fonseca Dias, Juliano dos Santos Calixto, Larissa Pirchiner de Oliveira Vieira, Ananda Martins Carvalho, Carolina Spyer Vieira Assad, Lucas Nasser Marques de Souza, Fulvio Alvarenga Sampaio, Julia Dinardi Alves Pinto, and Marcos Bernardes Rosa


Chapter 8. CAIRO. Right to the City and Public Space in Post-Revolutionary Cairo


Noheir Elgendy, Alessandro Frigerio


Chapter 9. FORTALEZA. Informal urbanization versus modernization: popular resistance in Fortaleza, Brazil


Germana Camara , Clarissa Freitas and Beatriz Rufino


Chapter 10. GUANGZHOU. Fewer contestations, more negotiations : A multi-scalar understanding of the `politics of informal urbanization' in southern China


Josefine Fokdal, Peter Herrle


CHAPTER 11. GUAYAQUIL. Conflicting competences in Guayaquil's contested and (in)formal periphery


Alina Delgado, Olga Peek, Viviana d'Auria


CHAPTER 12. HANOI. A study of informally developed housing and its role in the political arena of a post-reform communist city


Stephanie Geertman and Boram Kim


CHAPTER 13. HARARE. Informality and Urban Citizenship: Housing Struggles in Harare, Zimbabwe


Davison Muchadenyika, Molin K. Chakamba, and Patience Mguni


CHAPTER 14. JERUSALEM. The multifaceted politics of informality in Jerusalem at the time of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict


Francesco Chiodelli


CHAPTER 15. JOHANNESBURG. The Political Ecology of the Right to the Rainbow City Informal spaces and practices and the quest for socio-environmental rights in urbanizing Johannesburg


Costanza La Mantia, Dylan Weakley


CHAPTER 16. KHARTOUM. The Politics of Displacement in a Conflictive Polity


Budoor Bukhari


CHAPTER 17. LIMA. Lima: Informal Urbanization and the State: The Rise and Fall of Urban Populism in Lima


Matteo Stiglich , Adrian Lerner


CHAPTER 18. MASHHAD. Claiming the right to the city: Informal urbanisation in the holy city of Mashhad


Elham Bahmanteymouri, Mohsen Mohammadzadeh


CHAPTER 19. MEDELLIN. Performative infrastructures: Medellin's governmental technologies of informality. The case of the Encircled Garden Project in Comuna 8


Catalina Ortiz , Camillo Boano


CHAPTER 20. MUMBAI. Profit versus People: The Struggle for Inclusion in Mumbai


Rohan Varma, Kritika Sha


CHAPTER 21. NAIROBI. The Socio-Political Implications of Informal Tenement Housing in Nairobi, Kenya.


Miriam Maina & Baraka Mwau


CHAPTER 22. PORT AU PRINCE. Haiti's Disaster Urbanism: The Emerging City of Canaan


Angela Sherwood, Laura Smits, Anna Konotchick


CHAPTER 23. RIO DE JANEIRO. Tackling Informality in Low-Income Housing: The Case of the Metropolitan Area of Rio de Janeiro


Alex Ferreira Magalhaes


CHAPTER 24. SAO PAULO. Corticos: Interstitial Urbanization in Central Sao Paulo


Jeroen Stevens, Bruno De Meulder, Debora Sanches


CHAPTER 25. SAO PAULO. Occupations: A pedagogy of confrontation: Informal building occupations in Sao Paulo's central neighbourhoods


Alexandre Apsan Frediani, Beatrice De Carli, Benedito Roberto Barbosa, Francisco de Assis Comaru, Ricardo de Sousa Moretti


CHAPTER 26. SEOUL. The evolution of informal settlers' political gains in changing state regimes in Seoul


Boram Kim , Hogeun Park, Jaehyeon Park


CHAPTER 27. YOGYAKARTA. Slum dwellers strategies and tactics in Yogyakarta, Indonesia


Sonia Roitman

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