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Urban politics of human rights, edited by Janne E. Nijman [and four others]

Table Of Contents
Cover -- Endorsements -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of images -- List of contributors -- 1. General introduction: Urban politics of human rights -- PART 1: Exploring the urban -- 2. Reconsidering extraterritorial human rights obligations of cities and local governments: Apartheid divestment ordinances in the United States, 1975-1994 -- 3. Human rights within the context of urbanisation: Focusing on the cultural rights of Abdals in Kýrþehir (Turkey) -- 4. A tale of two cities: Comparison of Istanbul and San Francisco through right to housing -- PART 2: Urbanising human rights -- 5. Urban politics and the human rights city: The case of Bologna -- 6. Beyond minimum protection: The politics of housing rights in the city -- PART 3: City society -- 7. How urban law deflects rights claims: A case study of the eviction of a Roma squatter settlement in Malmö, Sweden -- 8. Decolonising human rights: The rise of Nairobi's Social Justice Centres -- PART 4: Mechanisms of mobilisation -- 9. Resisting marginalisation in the global city: Eking out a legal right to public presence in the City of Cape Town -- 10. Human rights mobilisation in São Paulo's policy response to COVID-19 -- Index
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non fiction
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1 online resource (249 pages)
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