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Volume 4: Policy and Planning

Edited by Pierre Filion, Brian Doucet and Rianne van Melik

Published

Jul 22, 2021

Page count

176 pages

Series

Global Reflections on COVID-19 and Urban Inequalities

ISBN

978-1529219043

Dimensions

203 x 127 mm

Imprint

Bristol University Press

Published

Jul 22, 2021

Page count

176 pages

Series

Global Reflections on COVID-19 and Urban Inequalities

ISBN

978-1529219050

Dimensions

Imprint

Bristol University Press
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    Volume 4: Policy and Planning

    “This collection is jam-packed with useful planning and policy examples of how cities across the globe responded during the early months of the pandemic.” Jill L. Grant, Dalhousie University

    Introduction: Policymaking in the Face of Uncertainty and Inequality ~ Pierre Filion, Brian Doucet and Rianne Van Melik

    Part 1: COVID-19 and Urban Changes

    The Exaggerated Report of Offices’ Demise: The Strength of Weak Workplace Ties ~ Richard Shearmur, Manuela Parra-Lockhorst and Alastair Wycliffe-Jones

    Platform Labour in Urban Spaces After COVID-19 ~ Sandro Mezzadra, Mattia Frapporti and Maurilio Pirone

    More Cycling and Road Closures, but for Whom and Where? ~ Rebecca Mayers

    Governing “The Night” in Post-COVID-19 Lisbon: Challenges, Opportunities and Uncertainties ~ Manuel Garcia-Ruiz, Iñigo Sánchez-Fuarros, João Carlos Martins, Cristiana Vale Pires and Jordi Nofre

    Small Business Owners in Stockholm and the Anti-Lockdown Pandemic Strategy ~ Rosa Danenberg

    Urban Inequalities and the Lived Politics of Resilience ~ Oleg Golubchikov and Geoffrey DeVerteuil

    Part 2: The Pandemic, Social Inequality and Mobilization

    Navigating Socio-Economic Pressures in COVID-19 Urban Kenya: A Relational Geographies’ Perspective ~ Christiane Stephan, Mario Schmidt and Eric Mutisya Kioko

    On Standby? But for How Long? The Impact of COVID-19 Lockdown Measures on the Urban Poor of Sri Lanka ~ Mohamed Minas, Dilshani N. Ranawaka and Lothar Smith

    Combatting Older Adult Loneliness: It Takes a (Blended) Village ~ Maxwell Hartt, Samantha J. Norberg, Julie Karns, Maliha Majeed and Barry Pendergast

    Kindness More Contagious Than Viruses: An Inclusive and Innovative Response to Inequalities in Ankara ~ Özgür Sayın and Savaş Zafer Şahin

    Resisting Disaster Capitalism During COVID-19 in Chile: People Fight Back ~ Claudia González-Muzzio, Vicente Sandoval and Carmen Paz Castro

    Rapid Deployment of Transport Infrastructure and Urban Social Injustice: The Case of Medellín, Colombia ~ Carlos Cadena-Gaitán, Alejandro Álvarez-Vanegas and María C. Flórez-Munoz

    Part 3: Municipal and Urban Policy Responses

    Transnational Experiences of COVID-19: Transferable Lessons for Urban Planning Between the Global South and the Global North ~ Shauna Brail, Michael Martin, Jagath Munasinghe, Rangajeena Ratnayake and Julie Rudner

    Urban Mobility, Working Culture and Administration During the COVID-19 Crisis: Adjustments for a Resilient City ~ Kerstin Stark, Julia Schuppan, Ariane Kehlbacher, Julia Jarass and Laura Gebharbt

    Public Transport Qualities and Inequalities in Pandemic Times ~ Marcus Finbom, Wojciech Kębłowski, Wladimir Sgibnev, Louise Sträuli, Peter Timko, Tauri Tuvikene and Tonio Weicker

    COVID-19 and the Creative City: Lessons From the UK ~ Jonathan Gross, Tamsyn Dent and Roberta Comunian

    Urban Regional Planning Under the Pandemic: The Case of Oslo ~ Lars Böcker, per Gunnar Røe and Elling Oftedal

    Distributing, De-Synchronizing, Digitilizing: Dealing With Milan Transport Inequalities in Post-COVID-19 Society ~ Paola Pucci, Giovanni Lanza and Bruna Vendemmia

    The View From the Socio-Spatial Peripheries: Milan, Italy and Toronto, Canada ~ Lorenzo De Vidovich, Julian Iacobelli, Samantha Biglieri and Roger Keil

    Conclusion: The Pandemic and Beyond ~ Pierre Filion, Rianne Van Melik and Brian Doucet