Urban Claims and the Right to the City

Grassroots Perspectives from Salvador da Bahia and London

Edited by Julian Walker, Marcos Bau Carvalho, and Ilinca Diaconescu

Urban Claims and the Right to the City

Edited by Julian Walker, Marcos Bau Carvalho, and Ilinca Diaconescu

Distributed for UCL Press

200 pages | 110 color plates | 9 1/4 x 6 1/4
Paper $40.00 ISBN: 9781787355644 Published September 2020 For sale in North America only
Cloth $70.00 ISBN: 9781787355651 Published September 2020 For sale in North America only
Urban Claims and the Right to the City explores how contested processes of urban development, and the rights of city dwellers, are understood and interpreted from the perspective of women and men working, in different ways, at the grassroots in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, and London, UK. In doing so, it represents the grounded voices of authors whose work and lives mean that they engage, on a daily basis, with issues related to housing and spatial rights, and identity struggles around race, gender, disability, sexuality, citizenship, and class.
 
Contents
CONTENTS   Preface Gabriela Leandro Pereira Introduction Marcos Bau Carvalho, Ilinca Diaconescu, and Julian Walker   Lugar Comum, Salvador da Bahia Ana Fernandes Just Space, London Richard Lee The context of urban struggles in Salvador Marcos Bau Carvalho The policy context for housing and urban struggles in London Richard Lee Centring the margins: knowledge production and methodology as praxis Kamna Patel SALVADOR DA BAHIA Acervo da Laje José Eduardo Ferreira Santos The Association of Friends of Gege and the Residents of Gamboa de Baixo Ana Cristina da Silva Caminha Association of Residents and Friends of the Historic Centre Jecilda Maria da Cruz Melo Associacao de Moradores do Loteamento Nova Republica Vera Lúcia Machado Teixeira Art Consciousness Cultural Group Alex Pereira Luisa Mahin Occupation Márcia Amorim Ribeiro and Selma de Jesus Batista Gurreira Maria Occupation Maria Lucianne Lobato Ferreira LONDON Inclusion London Ellen Clifford Latin Elephant Patria Roman-Velazquez LGBTQ+ spaces Ben Walters London Gypsies and Travellers Clemmie James Migrants’ Rights Network Sofia Roupakia The Ubele Initiative Yvonne Field Reflections: Multiple visions of the Right to the City Alexandre Apsan Frediani, Barbara Lipietz and Julian Walker     CONTEÚDO   Prefácio Gabriela Leandro Pereira Introdução Marcos Bau Carvalho, Ilinca Diaconescu, e Julian Walker   Lugar Comum, Salvador da Bahia Ana Fernandes Just Space, London Richard Lee O contexto das lutas urbanas em Salvador Marcos Bau Carvalho O contexto das políticas habitacionais e das lutas urbanas em Londres Richard Lee Centralizando as margens: produção de conhecimento e metodologia como praxis Kamna Patel SALVADOR DA BAHIA Acervo da Laje José Eduardo Ferreira Santos Associação Amigos de Gegê dos Moradores da Gamboa de Baixo Ana Cristina da Silva Caminha Associacao de Moradores E Amigos do Centro Historico (AMACH) Jecilda Maria da Cruz Melo Associacao de Moradores do Loteamento Nova Republica Vera Lúcia Machado Teixeira Grupo Cultural Arte Consciente Alex Pereira Ocupação Luisa Mahin Márcia Amorim Ribeiro e Selma de Jesus Batista Ocupação Força e Luta Guerreira Maria Maria Lucianne Lobato Ferreira   LONDON Inclusao Londres Ellen Clifford Elefante Latino Patria Roman-Velazquez Espaços LGBTQ+ Ben Walters Ciganos E Viajantes De Londres Clemmie James Rede Direito dos Migrantes Sofia Roupakia Iniciativa Ubele Yvonne Field Reflexões: As múltiplas visões do ‘Direito à Cidade’ Alexandre Apsan Frediani, Barbara Lipietz e Julian Walker
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