The Market Traders’ Political-Legal Battles in Mexico City

Henri Lefebvre (1978, 1991) argued that in order to contest the capitalist production of space it would be necessary to understand people’s everyday life comprehensively, as it is a precondition to develop an agenda to fight for the Right to the City.

Summary of the 2nd International Workshop

A group of interdisciplinary scholars from the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences met in the University of York from 26 and 27 September 2019 to continue discussions on Contested Territories in Latin America.

Public Markets as Contested Territories

This blog builds on the idea that urban infrastructures “territorialise social life”, that is that these material forms condense complex relationships between state, capital, and people.

Associating from below: a tool for development

Sustainable tourism models like community-based tourism (CBT) are the new flagship used by multilateral institutions like the World Tourism Organisation to foster environmentally-friendly development in marginalised communities in the Global South.