ISSN 1973-9702

U3 iQuaderni #23

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numero 23, anno 2020

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Extitutional Urbanisms in Latin America

We start to write this number before the Coronavirus pandem- ic. The great solidarity networks that are emerging from the cri- sis, confirm that in this time of great political and institutional upheaval around the world, Latin America shows a capability of great solidarity and resilience that come from self organized prac- tices. While these groups are critical in front of control measures and the proposal of neoliberal formulas to shrink the State and hinder its provision of a safety net for everyday life, we are inter- ested in analyse how they could being recognized with an active role in planning issues.
This number of Q3 shows a variety of researches on experiences that goes beyond these convulsed times into new ways of what we call extitutional urbanism, where we identify a permanent interac- tion of a multiplicity of agents and agencies, as well as innovative processes that are redistributing urban decision-making. We con- sider that some new concepts and theories, as well as methodolog- ical approaches could be an opportunity to re- visited the tradition- al discussions on participation in territorial planning.

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Introduction
introduction by Adriana Goñi Mazzitelli & Mauro Gil Fournier
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Extitutional Urbanism: Civic Labs in Latin America
by D. Di Siena
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Cooperative urbanity. Institutionalization of a grassroots movement The case of the Uruguayan cooperative housing movement
by S. Benenati
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Chico Rei Movement: extitutional practices for the right to housing
by K. Gonçalves Carneiro
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Medellin transformation: urban policy and social counter-use
by L.M. Sánchez Mazo & A.L. Gutiérrez Tamayo
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