Roots and Routes and the Origins of Urban Theory: A Journey to “Stadtluft Macht Frei”

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The assumptions of the major schools of thought in Western social science theories have influenced most areas of study of cities and their relationship with society as a whole. It remains an open question whether those theories are useful in a Third World context and hence how urban bias as a prerequisite for development is linked to development theory? This paper investigates and outlines some ideas for a new approach to tackle and comprehend the new urban reality seen as both a physical and a mental problem related to the realities of lack of a spatial and psychological feeling of belonging and “modernity” as a problem in itself.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelRoots, Routes and a New Awakening : Beyond One and Many and Alternative Planetary Futures
RedaktørerAnanta Kumar Giri
Antal sider30
UdgivelsesstedLondon
ForlagPalgrave Macmillan
Publikationsdato1 maj 2021
Sider235-254
ISBN (Trykt)978-981-15-7122-0
StatusUdgivet - 1 maj 2021

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