urban social movement

urban social movement

a locally-based social and political movement arising in response to an increasing politicization of issues surrounding the provision of urban social services, including housing, transport and education. Restrictions on COLLECTIVE CONSUMPTION, associated, e.g. with the tendency to FISCAL CRISIS IN THE CAPITALIST STATE, are regarded as significant sources of these movements in recent decades. see also COMMUNITY POLITICS.
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An urban social movement challenging urban regeneration: the case of Sulukule, Istanbul, Cities 29(1): 12-22.
The single grass plant is perhaps metaphorically sufficient for the kind of urban social movement that Castells had in mind in The City and the Grassroots--one which is born, has local internal coherence, and, if successful, gives birth to a next generation.
1) And so when I was asked to contribute to this forum a few months later, asked to write about how I've used minor theory in my own work that examines the spatial strategies of urban social movements agitating for policy reform, I had to admit that my engagement with it was limited.
Federico Venturini's highly valuable contribution examines the reciprocal influence between the practices of urban social movements in Rio de Janeiro and ecology theory.
We are not so much concerned with providing an assessment of success or failure as we are with, more constructively, examining what can be learnt from urban social movements in Berlin.
Though focused principally on the rise and decline of Toronto-based Pollution Probe, O'Connor's important book provides insight into the history of the Canadian environmental movement and the wider context of urban social movements in Canada's cities.
0 in urban e-planning, web-based e-tools, urban social movements, and public space, modeling, virtual reality, and geovisualization, and the role of planners in urban e-planning reforms in developed countries and the challenges confronting urban e-planning in developing countries.
Amalgamation was overwhelmingly rejected by urban social movements, trade unionists and the general public across Ontario municipalities.
The most endemic and unmanageable cases of contentious politics that also involve urban social movements can produce an authoritarian state marked by "domination".
The management of cities and regions--whether 'top-down' neoliberalism or 'bottom-up' participatory social democracy--comes into view, as do the challenges thrown up by urban social movements.
In the final chapter, Lipman builds on the global and local examples of urban social movements that have successfully rejected the domination and exploitation that she has presented throughout the book as evidence that it is possible for educators and activists to respond to her call to reimagine alternatives to capitalism.
Urban social movements in Caracas are extraordinarily variegated and heterogeneous.

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