Week 8 Questions

Week 8 Questions - where do we find them? What does Davis...

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Week 8: The City  Reading Questions:  What is Mike Davis’s main argument about the growth of urbanization and the cities of the future?  What is a megacity or a hypercity? Why does Mike Davis write that most cities of the Global South today “more closely resemble Victorian  Dublin” than Manchester or Chicago? What is the “classical definition of a slum”? Approximately how many are there today in the world and 
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Unformatted text preview: where do we find them? What does Davis mean when he writes that Housing is a verb. What are the X main types of housing for the worlds slum dwellers Davis describes? What is the main goal of the World Charter for the Right to the City and why was it written? What is the right to the city? What are the main principles or foundations of the right to the city?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2009 for the course CLASS 40 taught by Professor Athanassakis during the Winter '08 term at UCSB.

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