Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo
This report aims to highlight diverse sources of urban fragility and approaches to urban transformation, renewal, and resilience. Five authors explore the drivers of fragility in their cities and offer examples of policies and programs that can build resilience. The case studies are: (1) Bangkok, (2) Dhaka, (3) Mumbai, (4) Lagos, and (5) Medellín. These cases demonstrate that every city is fragile in different ways, but three common features emerge: socioeconomic and spatial segregation, rapid population growth, and suboptimal governance systems. The lessons emerging from these cases suggest four guiding principles for strengthening urban resilience:
Reinventing the Finnish City
a collaborative writing project on Political Ecology
The global academic community of researchers, students and activists interested in Economic Sociology and Political Economy (run by Oleg Komlik)
Individuals "...are therefore bigger than the world, because their worlds include not only the world considered as a whole but also many of its parts." - Lévy, 2013
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urban informality + urban development
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Foreigners' Rights and Layman's Legal Overview for Thailand
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Je procrastine (beaucoup). Mais des fois j'écris (un peu).
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