Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Urbanisation concepts and trends

McGranahan and Satterthwaite – There is an emerging consensus that urbanisation is critically important to international development, but considerable confusion over what urbanisation actually is; whether it is accelerating or slowing; … Continue reading

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 · Leave a comment

Contesting speculative urbanisation and strategising discontents

Hyun Bang Shin – I have argued in this essay that China’s speculative urbanisation is both an ideological and a political project that disrupts and destroys the lives of the … Continue reading

Tuesday, 6 May 2014 · Leave a comment