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The rhetoric of diversity in the plans for a global city: narratives of change and local reactions in Dalston (East London)
Journal Title: ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI 
Author/s: Paola Briata 
Year:  2016 Issue: 115 Language: Italian 
Pages:  24 Pg. 27-50 FullText PDF:  178 KB
DOI:  10.3280/ASUR2016-115002
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The article reflects on the uses of "diversity" in planning, with a particular attention to a local context in the London Plan. The focus is on how such a broad and broader concept as diversity may be used in an ambiguous way, leaving room to mobilise a rhetoric of difference that is functional to narratives of change where social and spatial justice issues may be reformulated to sustain mainly growthdependent urban development agendas.
Keywords: Diversity, planning, everyday multiculturalism, site-specific development, London

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Paola Briata, The rhetoric of diversity in the plans for a global city: narratives of change and local reactions in Dalston (East London) in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 115/2016, pp. 27-50, DOI:10.3280/ASUR2016-115002

   

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