The Role Of Urban Law In The New Urban Agenda

Published on 6 Jun 2017

The lecture emerges from the pertinent and yet often ignored role of law in the city. It takes an interdisciplinary approach which seeks to understand the positive and negative spatial ramifications of law in the way we inhabit, appropriate, and participate in the city, its spaces, its governance, and its processes. It uses examples to demonstrate how government can enact the vision of the New Urban Agenda through legislative change, but also how inhabitants themselves can use the law to make and shape their own lives in the city.

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Thomas Coggin - The role of urban law in the New Urban Agenda

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