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On SAGE Insight: Can low-carbon urban development be pro-poor?

Article title: Can low-carbon urban development be pro-poor? The case of Kolkata, India From Environment and Urbanization Economic growth and the accompanying urbanization are linked to rising energy consumption and production of greenhouse gas emissions. There is growing recognition of … Continue reading

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The sociological interest and significance of the 2012 London Olympic Games

Special Issue: Sociology and the 2012 Olympic Games From Sociology The 2012 London Olympic Games provide an exciting focus for sociological analyses of the personal and public, local and global. This special issue of Sociology contributes timely theoretical, empirical and methodological reflections … Continue reading

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Hosting the 2012 London Olympics may damage rather than regenerate local communities and businesses

Visibilities and Invisibilities in urban development: Small business communities and the London Olympics 2012 From Urban Studies The coming of the London 2012 Olympic Games has been presented as a unique opportunity for the regeneration of east London. This article … Continue reading

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Courting artists to revitalize American cities

Artist garret as growth machine? Local policy and artist housing in U.S. cities From Journal of Planning Education and Research In the last ten years the arts, and artists, have come to be seen as catalysts for the revitalization of … Continue reading

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