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4.10.2018

Beneath the Surface of Chinese Cities: Abandoned Places and Contemporary Ruins - Metropolitics

Urban ruins represent a marginal subject of research within the field of Chinese studies, and yet are a precious reminder of the country's rapid

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4.10.2018

Beneath the Surface of Chinese Cities: Abandoned Places and Contemporary Ruins - Metropolitics

Urban ruins represent a marginal subject of research within the field of Chinese studies, and yet are a precious reminder of the country's rapid
Online article
27.9.2018

Rio de Janeiro: An (Inequitably) Connected City? - Metropolitics

The tangled webs of electrical wires, a symbol of the favelas, are also the sign of an electricity service that remains profoundly unequal and
Online article
20.9.2018

Local Leadership and Global Goals: How City Sustainability Networks are Changing Progressive Policymaking - Metropolitics

While national governments often struggle to address global climate change, cities are in a better position to innovate, especially through peer

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12.12.2013

Kids in the City - Dump Site

The Dump Site tells the story of children who scavenge from the Dandora rubbish tip in Nairobi to survive. Driven out of school by poverty, they search for food, plastic or metal - anything that will get them the little money they need to get by...
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12.12.2013

The Right to Stay

In the Mukuru slum, one of the biggest in Nairobi, a group of residents have decided to go to court to demand the right to the land on which they live and the end of forced evictions. Kenya adopted a new Constitution in 2010 which protects the right...
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5.12.2013

Future Megacities

Cities, particularly emerging megacities in developing and newly industrializing countries, play a significant role in climate change. They are both massive contributors of greenhouse gases as well as sensitive victims to its consequences. Therefore...

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20.4.2018

Megastädte und Urbanisierung in Südasien / Wolfgang-Peter Zingel... [et al.]

Einiges ist nicht neu. Dass Mega-Städte wie Mumbai, Dhaka, Karatschi oder Kolkata zu rasch gewachsen sind, um an eine geplante Urbanisierung überhaupt denken zu können, sehen alle, die schon mal dort gewesen sind. Staatliche Einrichtungen und städtische Verwaltungen wurden vom Tempo und Ausmass der...
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28.3.2018

Stratégies internationales des collectivités territoriales / Bernard Hussin... [et al.] [dir.]<BR>

"L'internationalisation des villes et territoires est sujette, ces dernières années, à des évolutions qui font réapparaître des modèles d'échanges jusque-là largement masqués par ce que l'on appelle la "coopération décentralisée", ou les liens entre les collectivités territoriales du "Nord" et...

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