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Comparative approaches to informal housing around the globe

Author: Udo Grashoff
Publisher: London : UCL Press, 2020.
Series: Fringe (UCL Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comparative Approaches to Informal Housing Around the Globe breaks new ground in the globalisation of knowledge about informal housing.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Comparative approaches to informal housing around the globe.
London : UCL Press, 2020
(OCoLC)1119767383
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Udo Grashoff
ISBN: 9781787355217 1787355217 9781787355248 1787355241 9781787355231 1787355233 1787355225 9781787355224 9781787355255 178735525X
OCLC Number: 1137317221
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 267 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Cover --
Half Title --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Contents --
List of figures --
List of tables --
List of contributors --
Series editors' preface --
Editor's preface --
1. Towards critique and differentiation: Comparative research on informal housing --
2. Illegal housing: The case for comparison --
3. Towards a political economy of toleration of illegality: Comparing tolerated squatting in Hong Kong and Paris --
4. Squatting in Leiden and Leipzig in the 1970s and 1980s: A comparison of informal housing practices in a capitalist democracy and a communist dictatorship 5. Squatters and the socialist heritage: A comparison of informal settlements in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan --
6. Squatting activism in Brazil and Spain: Articulations between the right to housing and the right to the city --
7. Favela vs asphalt: Suggesting a new lens on Rio de Janeiro's favelas and formal city --
8. Between informal and illegal in the Global North: Planning law, enforcement and justifiable noncompliance --
9. Shanty settlements in nineteenth-century Europe: Lessons from comparison with Africa 10. Squats across the Empire: A comparison of squatting movements in post-Second World War UK and Australia --
11. Failed takeover: The phenomenon of right-wing squatting --
12. Concluding remarks --
Bibliography --
Index
Series Title: Fringe (UCL Press)
Responsibility: edited by Udo Grashoff.

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Comparative Approaches to Informal Housing Around the Globe breaks new ground in the globalisation of knowledge about informal housing.

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