Troubled landscapes of change: Limits and natures in grassroots urbanism

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The chapter develops landscape and dwelling perspectives used by anthropologists and geographers, combining these with understandings of "spectacle" from critical urban studies, to analyse and account for the polarisation of urban development into the very small scale and the very large, to wit, DIY/grassroots on the one hand and big, fast-paced, capital-intensive construction on the other. Helsinki is used as illustrative case study.

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDwelling in Political Landscapes
Subtitle of host publicationContemporary Anthropological Perspectives
EditorsAnu Lounela, Eeva Berglund, Timo Kallinen
Publication statusPublished - 22 May 2019
MoE publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book

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