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Social movements and public policies in southern European cities, Laura Fregolent, Oriol Nel-lo (editors)

The book analyzes the impact of urban movements on government and public policies in a context of rapid urban transformations, public policy crises and increasing social inequalities. The essays show how the impact of the movements is increasing and has effects both in the orientation of the policies, as in their form of management and its effects. The authors are leading scholars from universities and research centers in Spain, Italy, Portugal, France, Germany and the United Kingdom
Table Of Contents
Introduction. Urban crisis, citizens’ action and social conflict (Laura Fregolent and Oriol Nel·lo) -- Part 1. Urban crisis, neoliberal policies and social conflict. Chapter1. Austerity policies, social cleavages and urban segregation (Jorge da Silva Macaísta Malheiros) -- Chapter2. Urban commoning movements: Confronting spatial injustices in the city of crisis (Stavros Stavrides) -- Chapter 3. The housing question (Andrej Holm) -- Chapter 4. Our city is not for sale! Protest, resistance and social mobilisations in the tourist city: a typology (Claire Colomb) -- Part 2. Citizens action, institutional change and public policies. Chapter 5. The city belongs to us!”. Claiming social rights and urban citizenship in the face of urban renewal programs in two French cities (David Giband) -- Chapter 6. Can social innovation be the answer? The role of citizen action in the face of increasing social segregation (Ismael Blanco) -- Chapter 7. Public policies and political change (Francesco Indovina).
Literary Form
non fiction
1st ed. 2021.
Physical Description
1 online resource (VI, 179 p. 8 illus., 5 illus. in color.)
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