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Spatial dimensions of the marginalisation of cycling – marginalisation through rationalisation?

Till Koglin

in The Politics of Cycling Infrastructure: Spaces and (In)Equality

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447345152
eISBN:
9781447345640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345152.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter analyses the impact of the spatial dimension further and connect the spatial dimension to a form of rationalisation of transport planning that has been very influential in Swedish ... More


Making or Shaking the State Urban Boundaries of State Control and Popular Appropriation in Sayyida Zaynab Model Park

Diane Singerman

in Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162886
eISBN:
9781617970351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162886.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter deals with a nuanced discussion of the relationship between architecture, design, urbanization, public culture, community ideology and the changing institutional design of Egypt's ... More


Afterword: Multilateral channels, garden cities and colonial planning

Liora Bigon and Yossi Katz

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0008
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Concluding this unprecedented collection of case studies on garden city expressions in colonial Africa and Palestine, this short chapter highlights again the issues of transnationality and our rich ... More


Disaster response and spatial planning – key challenges and strategies

Stefan Greiving

in Spatial Planning and Resilience Following Disasters: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323587
eISBN:
9781447323617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323587.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This introduction will give a general overview of the role of spatial planning for disaster response and the related key challenges that spatial planning needs to deal with in this respect. Moreover, ... More


Transnational design and local implications for planning: project flights and landings1

Davide Ponzini

in Planning and Knowledge: How New Forms of Technocracy Are Shaping Contemporary Cities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447345244
eISBN:
9781447345633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345244.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reflects on contemporary logics of technical knowledge production, replication, and transmission questioning the operating of international design firms in autocratic countries. It does ... More


City upgraded: redesigning and disciplining downtown Abu Dhabi

Surajit Chakravarty and Abdellatif Qamhaieh

in Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter examines the policies causing the gentrification of Abu Dhabi’s city centre which are causing displacement of segments of the population. It is argued that although there are stark ... More


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