Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Urbanization, Work and Community: The Logic of City Life in the Contemporary World

Allen J. Scott –┬áThe paper offers an overall theoretical synthesis of the interrelationships between cognitive-cultural capitalism and processes of urbanization. It presents an argument to the effect that the specificity … Continue reading

Monday, 10 April 2017 · Leave a comment

The New Urban Agenda and its 47 inclusions

Inclusion can be a powerful term, particularly when applied to cities and urbanisation. It focuses attention on the means through which exclusion and inequality are produced and reproduced, and on … Continue reading

Sunday, 16 October 2016 · Leave a comment

What if Cities Used Data to Drive Inclusive Neighborhood Change?

Policy responses to neighborhood changes that displace or otherwise harm vulnerable populations often come too late and at too great a price. This essay proposes integrating multiple data sources to … Continue reading

Thursday, 16 June 2016 · Leave a comment