Housing Stigma

Wednesday, 18 July 2018: 17:30-19:20
RC21 Regional and Urban Development (host committee)

Language: English

This regular session focuses on social processes and experiences of marginalization based on housing. How do residents of stigmatized homes and communities endure and resist cultural stereotypes, segregation, and discrimination? How do they develop meaningful place-based identities and communities in marginal social spaces? What are the underlying politics of belonging and exclusion?
Session Organizers:
Margret KUSENBACH, University of South Florida, USA and Peer SMETS, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oral Presentations
Housing and Citizenship: From Discrimination to Recognition.
Taísa SANCHES, Pontifical Catholic University Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
On the 'stickiness' of Stigma: Exploring Diverging Resident Experiences of Territorial Stigmatization in Amsterdam's 'most Notorious' Neighbourhood
Fenne PINKSTER, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands; Myrte HOEKSTRA, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands; Marijn FERIER, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Netherlands