Infoscience

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Insecurity and Segregation: Rejecting an Urbanism of Fear

Security discourses taking place in contemporary cities – in both developing and developed countries – feed defiance and legitimize an “urbanism of fear” based on controls that increase social and spatial segregation. Inversely, a sustainable city is an inclusive one capable of making a place for all kinds of people in a shared world. This is a plea for ambitious urban planning policies.

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