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The Right to the City and Refugees in the Neoliberal Era

The last decade of the neoliberal era, with its destructive economic policies created broad and deep social and spatial inequalities. In recent years, people from different cities around the world raised their voices against the neoliberal attack on public spaces that showed itself as state-led privatization and commodification of the daily life. The voices grew into urban social movements, as ...

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Reconsidering Our Lenses of Neoliberalism and Democracy

Reconsidering Our Lenses of Neoliberalism and Democracy

Recent studies on the spatial inequalities in the urban sphere in Turkey underscore increasing social injustice arising from urban regeneration projects and strives for participation of local people in the decision-making process of these projects. However, in comparison to extensive and comprehensive power of this new urbanism, ability to resist it looks hardly possible, if not unrealizable. I argue that ...

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