Resourceful cities
Berlin (Germany), 29-31 August 2013
Humboldt-University Berlin, Institute for Social Science, Dept. for Urban and Regional Sociology

22. World of Cities, ‘Planet of Slums’? Informal settlements and public policies

Organizer: Giulia Agostini (a), Thomas Aguilera (b) (a: University of Rome, b: Sciences Po)

Session 22.1 Governing Informal Settlements of the North and the South

Silvina Lopez Barrera (Iowa State University)
Abstract space: the impact of the rational paradigm of local and state plans on informal settlements. Mercedes: a case study from Western Uruguay

Hector Becerril Miranda (University College London)
Brazilian housing governance and municipal policy [trans]formation[s] From Favela-Bairro to Morar Carioca: investigating Rio de Janeiro housing policy  through slum upgrading instrumentationevolution

Asuman Turkun, Yasin Bektas (Yildiz Technical University)
Can Renewal Projects in Squatter Housing Areas Solve the Housing Problem of the Urban Poor?: The Case of Altindag District in Ankara, Turkey

Manuel Lutz (Center for Metropolitan Studies, TU Berlin)
Managed persistence of informal settlements in the US

RT 22.1 Governing Informal Settlements of the North and the South

Dario Azzellini (Johannes Kepler Universität, Linz)
Overcoming marginalization through self-administration: A case study of the Venezuelan Consejos Comunales

Giovanni Picker (Department of Sociology, Higher School of Economics, Moscow)
What’s inside the ‘ethnic lens’? Incorporating slum-dwelling migrants in Turin

Beate Ginzel (Leipzig University)
Multidimensional modes of action and cooperation of local communities in informal settlements

N.M.P.M. Piyasena, Frank Eckardt (Bauhaus University of Weimar)
Towards an Empirical determination of an Agent's Economic Behaviour under the uncertainties of Secure Land Tenure Elements

Binnur Oktem Unsal (Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University)
Legalization of tenure in informal low income housing areas through State Led Urban Regeneration Policies in Istanbul: the case of Tepeustu-Ayazma Urban Regeneration Projects


Carolina De Hollanda (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
Photography as an agent of urban observation: a convergent issue in the research on housing and urbanization

Juliana Demartini (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro)
Mobility changes in the informal territory

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