27. IV 2016 I have returned there where I had never been Debt and guilt are two intimately related concepts. In some languages (Sanskrit, Aramaic, Hebrew, German) the two words even have the…
As part of a special section of Media, Culture & Society on ideology and media studies (also featuring articles from John Corner and Sean Phelan), I’ve written this response to an earlier article by John Downey, Gavan Titley and Jason Toynbee. 4,464 more words
After twenty years working in Indian cities as an architect-planner-researcher, Jayaraj Sundaresan challenged existing urban theory to explain planning violations in Bangalore.
When I tell people I study urban governance and planning in Rio de Janeiro, a common response is a scoffing, ‘what urban planning?!’ Despite elaborate planning structures, many people think “chaos” or “dysfunction” in cities of the Global South are a result of a lack of planning policy, expertise, and enforcement. 1,862 more words