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The new face of Metropolitan Governance in Mumbai

Guest author: Pooja Shetty With cities growing in terms of their population size and jurisdiction, metropolitan governance is taking new forms which are shaped by the political environment, economic reforms and globalization effects. One such form of governance is seen in … Continue reading

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What resilience planning can tell us about decentralization and community engagement

By Irina Paraschivoiu “Resilience” has come to be used frequently in planning, and currently encompasses strategies dealing with economic downturns, climate change and human-induced disasters. Based on a case study on Bucharest, Romania, decentralization and community engagement are identified as … Continue reading

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More socialism for post-socialist urbanisations?

By Irina Paraschivoiu (LSE) & Fabian Wenner (LSE) After the demise of socialism in the 1990s, many Eastern European and Asian states saw a wave of privatisation of formerly public services and assets, from social housing to land itself. Planning, as … Continue reading

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Planning in Google Trends

Google Trends is one of those features that make modern life both awkward and amazing. For those who don’t know it, Trends allows mapping volumes of queries on Google in time (since 2004 onwards) and space. This allows some fun … Continue reading

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