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Habitat III urged to prioritize ‘social regulation’ of real-estate markets
In open letter, 13 NGOs call for the New Urban Agenda to more directly address urban speculation, the social function of land and alternatives to private property.
 
 
Fractured Continuity: Habitat II to Habitat III
 
 
Women's land rights and Africa's development conundrum – which way forward?
Land rights play a crucial role in agricultural development and inclusive growth, but in many countries in Africa, women lose out from patriarchal legal and cultural traditions. How can these practices be changed to benefit everyone?
 
 
50 years of gentrification: will all our cities turn into 'deathly' Canberra?
The drive to make cities more ‘liveable’ means parks, plazas and happy pedestrians. But the reality is ever more sterile, identikit cities where public space isn’t public at all.
 
 
Chicago: Affordable housing advocates say proposal falls short
 
 
The rise of Poland's urban movement
Recent successes of Polish urban movement suggest that people are ready for a different way of practising democracy.
 
 
Beyond the square: changing dynamics at the World Social Forum
If the recent Occupy-type social explosions are to seek transformative action beyond occupied squares, they should look at the history of the World Social Forum, with its valuable paths to transnational connectivity.
 
 
The housing problem in Argentina is a complex phenomenon
 
 
Letter From Western Sahara, a Land Under Occupation
For nearly four decades, Sahrawis have struggled for independence from Morocco. There are growing fears of a return to arms.
 
 
Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Constitutions of Transitional Countries: Examples for Tunisia
 
 
   
 


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