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Segregation and Landscape Injustice in the Shadows of White Planning and Green Exceptionalism in Sweden

We write this article deriving from our work “White landscapes:  tracing socio-spatial epistemologies of Whiteness in contemporary Swedish planning” ¹ presented in the session “A Non-Occidentalist West: Learning from Theories Outside the Canon” of the “Dislocating Urban Studies” Workshop Series (Malmö University) in 2021. Our research is driven by a frustrating paradox: that the dominant […]

Research Article
Smart urbanism and the politics of redevelopment in urban peripheries in India

Introduction Smart urbanisation projects have taken a centre stage in contemporary urban development in India. India’s experimentation with smart urbanisation focuses on five key aspects: wide-spread use of Information and technology (ICT), use of clean technologies, smart governance, involvement of private sector companies such as Accenture and McKinsey, and citizen participation (Engasser and Saunders, 2015). […]