Urban land and conflict in the global South
As part of #SIIDspotlight, Melanie Lombard discusses urban land conflict.
Nutrition transition in South African cities
In the context of South Africa’s “triple burden” of disease, urban anthropometric patterns are not changing in the same way for everyone.
Property taxes, public services and wealth: Placing property taxation, redistribution and social justice in an ethical context
Tom Goodfellow discusses social justice and the ethics of property taxation in developing countries.
World Day of Social Justice 2016
As we mark the World Day of Social Justice on the 20th February 2016, members of SIID have been exploring this expansive topic. Join us on our tour via this interactive blog.
How changing urban diets are linked to poor health and climate change
SIID and Grantham Centre researchers attended the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP21) in December 2015. In this blog, ScHARR Professor, Michelle Holdsworth, discusses how unhealthy diets globally are both a cause and an effect of climate change.
Public participation in ‘Smart City’ planning for Kalyan-Dombivli: critical reflections
Vidya Sagar explores the expectation and exclusion of India’s urban poor during the Smart City planning process in Kalyan-Dombivli, India