Ghost towns and crackdowns: The politics of urban Covid-19 control
By Tom Goodfellow and David Jackman As different responses to coronavirus are implemented around the world, cities have come sharply into focus. One city will forever be associated with the unleashing of Covid-19, and cities account for the most dramatic infection rates. For obvious reasons, urban areas are seen as constituting the most threatening environments for the transmission of […]
Buen Vivir in Bolivia and Ecuador: An inspiring alternative or business as usual?
Buen Vivir – a terminology which originates in indigenous cosmovision (Sumak Kawsay in Kichwa and Suma Qamaña in Aymara) and could be translated into the English term of ‘good living’- has become a prominent feature of decolonial thought across Latin America and beyond.
The geopolitics of African urban transformation
Politics around the urban transformations in African cities and how this has changed in recent years.
Scientists at work: meeting the Syrian refugee women of Beirut
Three refugee women share experiences in their host city
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
Urban Governance and Residential Privatism: the challenges of managing large-scale gated communities in Mexico
In July 2015, Emma Morales visited Prague, Czech Republic, to present a paper at the AESOP Annual Congress: Definite Space – Fuzzy Responsibility