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In defence of the public city

Martin Coward

Rowland Atkinson, Lisa Mckenzie, and Simon Winlow (eds)

in Building Better Societies: Promoting Social Justice in a World Falling Apart

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447332022
eISBN:
9781447332060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447332022.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines the predominant locus of human settlement and organisation — the city. In the 2006 UN Habitat, the United Nations' urban programme announced that the majority of the world's ... More


Waste in Translation: Global Ideas of Urban Waste Management in Local Practice

Zapata Patrik

in Organising waste in the city: International perspectives on narratives and practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306375
eISBN:
9781447310891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306375.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The chapter explores the translation of global narratives of waste management formulated by UN-Habitat into local waste practices in the Managua in Nicaragua. In the chapter, excerpts of two ... More


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