(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Resisting urban renewal in Istanbul

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

KARAMAN O. (1) ;
(1) School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, Univ., Glasgow, ROYAUME-UNI


This articles examines examine grassroots responses to state-directed urban renewal in two poor neighborhoods in Istanbul. To do so, it explores various factors that shape the trajectories of resistance to urban renewal including solidarity networks, levels of participation and trust in local neighborhood associations. It finds that grassroots mobilizations in Istanbul do not necessarily op-erate in opposition to neoliberalism; in fact, many struggles remain within the conceptual space of neoliberalism and its cost-benefit calculations


Article of periodic

published at : Urban geography / ISSN 0272-3638

Editor : Winston, Silver Spring, MD - ETATS-UNIS (1980)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 35, no2 [pp. 290-310]

Bibliographic references : 4 p.

Collation : 1 carte, 3 phot.



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