Annual RC21 Conference 2011

The struggle to belong. Dealing with diversity in 21st century urban settings
Amsterdam (The Netherlands), July 7-9 2011

Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research – Urban Studies
University of Amsterdam – The Netherlands

7. ‘Gated Communities’ from a Global Perspective

Organizer: Philip Lawton                       

7.1 ‘Gated Communities’ from a Global Perspective.

Chair: Philip Lawton.
Judit Bodnár (a), Virág Molnár (b) (a: Central European University, Budapest b: The New School for Social Research, New York)
Are there gated communities in postsocialist Eastern Europe?

Igal Charney and Michal Palgi (University of Haifa, Israel)
‘People like us’: gatekeepers and the rise of community expansions in the neo-liberal kibbutz

Jacob R. Boersema (University of Amsterdam)
Guilt behind the Gate: White South Africans & The Experience of Gated Living in post-apartheid South Africa

Sandra da Costa, Gustavo Forlin, Mateus Godoi Maria, Rafael Lucio da Silva, Monique Bruna Silva Carmo (University of Vale do Paraiba, Brazil)
Urban Sprawl and New Forms of Urbanization in Brazil: The Characteristics of Gated Communities in the Valley of the Paraíba River, São Paulo State

RT7.1 ‘Gated Communities’ from a Global Perspective.

Chair: Philip Lawton.                       

Berenice Bon (University of Paris Ouest Nanterre)
Territories of new condominiums apartments, and their interaction within the city: the case of projects in Delhi, India.

Manfred Spocter (Stellenbosch University, South Africa)
"Non-metropolitan residential gated developments in the western cape province, South Africa"

Lynda Cheshire & Rebecca Wickes (The University of Queensland, Australia)
Orchestrating Cohesive Communities in Master Planned Estates: A Comparative Analysis of Suburbs

Michael Bankole (Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State, Nigeria)
Gated Neighbourhood and Crime Control in African Cities: Case of Ibadan, Nigeria.

RT7.2 ‘Gated Communities’ from a Global Perspective.

 Chair: Philip Lawton.           
Sabine Meier (University of Amsterdam)
'Arabian Kasbah' for sale in Rotterdam: The appeal of a themed and gated residential area for the urban middle classes.

Bruno Cousin & Sebastien Chauvin  (University of Lille 1 / University of Amsterdam)
The Truly Advantaged Insularity, multi-territorial belonging, and upper-class self-segregation in St. Barts (FWI)

Zaire Z. Dinzey-Flores (Rutgers University, New York)
 ‘Green Veneers:’ Home Edens, Cement Gardens, and Segregation in Puerto Rico’s Gated Communities

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21 December 2011
Deadline for abstract submission

10 January 2011
Notification of selected abstracts

1 March 2011
Registration open

15 May 2011
Deadline for early bird registration and for (some) hotel options

31 May 2011
Deadline for paper submission

15 June 2011
Papers online

7-9 July 2011