(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

The shelter that wasn’t there : on the politics of co-ordinating multiple urban assemblages in Santiago, Chile

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

URETA S. (1) ;
(1) Departamento de Sociologia, Univ. Alberto Hurtado, Santiago, CHILI


This paper explores in detail the way in which power was embedded in one particular case : a bus stop shelter located in front of the Biblioteca Nacional in Santiago, Chile. In so doing, it analyses the controversy arising when two large and complex urban assemblages share component/s that each of them claims as exclusive. This situation made necessary practices of co-ordination in which a hierarchy was established between the competing assemblages, involving important transformations in some of its components


Article of periodic

published at : Urban studies / ISSN 0042-0980

Editor : Longman Group, Harlow - ROYAUME-UNI (1964)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 51, no2 [pp. 231-246]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 2 ill.



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