620 Community governance: Contesting power and socio-spatial inequality

Saturday, August 4, 2012: 9:00 AM-10:30 AM
NB 457 (Faculty of Economics)

RC21 Regional and Urban Development (host committee)

Session Organizers:
Ismael BLANCO, Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona, Spain , Mike GEDDES, University of Warwick, United Kingdom and Joan SUBIRATS, Universitat AutÚnoma de Barcelona, Spain
Participatory community governance: Reinforcing or redressing urban inequality? (Oral Presentation)
Benjamin GOLDFRANK, Seton Hall University, USA

Is the south ‘Brazilian'? The public realm in urban Brazil through a comparative lens (Oral Presentation)
Jeremy SEEKINGS, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Contesting local governance in a poor peri-urban community : A case study in Senegal (Distributed Paper)
Denise PICH…, Universitť Laval, Canada

Planning for appropriation: Public space led development to counteract territorial stigmatization (Distributed Paper)
Peter PARKER, Malmo University, Sweden; Tim DELSHAMMAR, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden; Magnus JOHANSSON, Malmo University, Sweden

Governance of liquid neighbourhood communities and their relation with stakeholders in Amsterdam (Distributed Paper)
Peer SMETS, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands