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Living in a fragmented town
Journal Title: PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’ 
Author/s:  Patrizia Meringolo, Nicola Solimano 
Year:  2012 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  11 Pg. 23-33 FullText PDF:  353 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PSC2012-002003
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This contribution collects remarks coming from two authors, with different competences, about psychological and city planning aspects related to housing. First section analyzes psychosocial aspects of the urban life and deepens how different qualities of housing may influence individuals, groups, communities, particularly when weaknesses and difficult inclusion happen, because of age, mental disease or socioeconomic status. The second section is focused on city planning and, beginning from the significance of interventions in public housing in Italy, deals with the matter related to housing today, to the social and planning fragmentation of our towns and the difficult (and lacking) political government of local community.
Keywords: Housing, urban life, social marginalization, city planning, territorial policies

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Patrizia Meringolo, Nicola Solimano, Living in a fragmented town in "PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’" 2/2012, pp. 23-33, DOI:10.3280/PSC2012-002003

   

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