Urban Processes of Appropriation and Transformation: between Social Practices and Spatiality

Author/s Alessandra Landi
Publishing Year 2015 Issue 2015/107 Language Italian
Pages 8 P. 150-157 File size 100 KB
DOI 10.3280/SUR2015-107011
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The work is organized around the theme of sustainable urban development, providing an analytical framework that integrates the social practices approach in relation to space and spatiality. Social practices are read as individual or collective processes of appropriation and transformation of space by individuals or groups that a) act as an alternative to local governments and b) as a direct or indirect reaction to public urban governance. In support of this reading two examples are provided.

Keywords: Urban Sustainable Development, Social Practices, Socio-spatial Relations; Urban Regeneration, City Farming, Urban Governance.

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Alessandra Landi, Processi urbani di appropriazione e trasformazione: tra pratiche sociali e spazialità in "SOCIOLOGIA URBANA E RURALE" 107/2015, pp 150-157, DOI: 10.3280/SUR2015-107011