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Miasto na żądanie. Aktywizm, polityki miejskie, doświadczenia
The city on demand. Activism, urban policies, experience

Contributor(s): Łukasz Bukowiecki (Editor), Martyna Obarska (Editor), Xawery Stańczyk (Editor)
Subject(s): Anthropology, Social Sciences, Sociology, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: urban activism; urbanization; urban culture; urban policies; urbanity
Summary/Abstract: A look at the urbanity of the beginning of the 21st century. A presentation of the phenomenon of the city and urbanity from the academic perspective of sociology, anthropology, cultural studies, and urban planning, placed side by side with the experiences of activists, city inhabitants and officials. Attempts at formulating theories, diagnoses and generalizations are conducted in dialogue with the practice of social workers, the involvement of institutions creating urban policies, and the everyday experiences of the inhabitants. An analysis of urban social movements and urban activism, urban space and architecture as well as urban institutions and policies.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-1420-6
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-1158-8
  • Page Count: 312
  • Publication Year: 2014
  • Language: Polish