Living in a fragmented town

Author/s Patrizia Meringolo, Nicola Solimano
Publishing Year 2013 Issue 2012/2 Language Italian
Pages 11 P. 23-33 File size 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, Abitare la città frammentata in "PSICOLOGIA DI COMUNITA’" 2/2012, pp 23-33, DOI: 10.3280/PSC2012-002003