Posts Tagged ‘development’


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Living with green infrastructure: Politics and practices in Glasgow’s residential landscapes

August 17

Ursula Lang, Assistant Professor in Residence – Political Ecology and Design Studies, Department of History, Philosophy and the Social Sciences,...

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Unjust Conditions: Women’s Work and the Hidden Cost of Cash Transfer Programs

July 10

Author: Tara Cookson, Director, Ladysmith Ventures Unjust Conditions: Women's Work and the Hidden Cost of Cash Transfer Programs, follows the...

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Urbanization, Gender, and the Global South: A transformative knowledge network (GenUrb)

February 27

PI: Linda Peake, York University, Toronto, ON, Canada Situated within the dynamic early 21st century context of urbanization, the GenUrb project...

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Marginal Nightscapes: contradictions of neoliberal urbanism in Mumbai, India

February 27

Aparna Parikh, Department of Geography, Pennsylvania State University The growth of the neoliberal service sector in Mumbai, India, has...

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The governance of informality through slum policies in South Africa and Brazil

April 18

Zora Kovacic, Institut de Ciencia i Tecnologia Ambientals, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona The project analyses slum upgrading policies from the...

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Local social innovation, welfare state restructuring and anti-poverty policies

May 2

Stijn Oosterlynck, Associate Professor, Research Centre on Inequality, Poverty, Social Exclusion and the City (OASeS), Department of Sociology,...

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Living the Dream: youth, unemployment, and the promise of a middle-class life in Cairo

May 1

Harry Pettit, London School of Economics The rise of a Global Middle Class has been lauded by development institutions, the media, and academia...

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Governing the “Post-Conflict” City: Urban Futures in Bogotá

March 16

Emma Shaw Crane, New York University The progressive urban planning projects of Bogotá, Colombia are celebrated globally as models of inclusion,...

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The Sustainable Development Apparatus: Towards a postcolonial cookstove ethnography

January 18

Isaac Rivera, University of Colorado, Department of Geography and Environmental Science The need to transition towards renewable energy and...

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