Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Social Ecology and the Right to the City: Towards Ecological and Democratic Cities

Cities today are increasingly at the forefront of the environmental and social crisis—they are simultaneously a major cause and a potential solution. Across the world, a new wave of urban social movements is rising to fight against corporate control, social exclusion, hostile immigration policies, gender oppression, and ecological devastation. These movements are building economic, social, and political alternatives based on solidarity, equality, and participation.  Building on the results from the conference, the book discusses the prospects of radical urban movements; examines the revolutionary potential of the “Right to the City,” and looks at how activists, scholars, and community movements can work together towards an ecological and democratic future.

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