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Immigration, housing and city

The purpose of these studies is to suggest to the public administrations and social actors criteria of action to meet the needs and deficiencies in relation to the problems related to the housing of immigrants. Studies speak of areas of low socioeconomic level and at risk of social exclusion, and avoid the use of terms such as ghetto or areas of segregation.

Habitat and time for coexistence

Ajuntament de Barcelona | Barcelona | 2013

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In recent years, local governments have gradually incorporated social time in the management of cities to try to improve the organization of time in daily life and, especially, the quality of life and well-being of people. This volume focuses precisely on the city and, in particular, on how the public space actively participates, and often decisively, in the formation of social practices.


Based on the results obtained in a project for evaluating urban policies for socio-spatial integration of the newly arrived population, the authors analyze two spaces of the Eixample and Nou Barris in order to illustrate the importance of space urban for coexistence. We offer clues about various lines of action, based on the evidence that the life that takes place in the neighborhoods -especially in everyday spaces- depends to a great extent on their morphological characteristics, the times of use and The way in which activities are articulated in their daily operation.

Habitat for coexistence. Tools for analysis and urban evaluation

Província de Barcelona | 2012

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The purpose of this publication is to publicize public administration personnel and entities that work on the theme of housing, public space, facilities, commerce, immigration, equality and youth, among others; The main results and conclusions of this research, highlighting the pragmatic aspects that can be useful in mitigating conflicts in the public space.


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