Urban Resilience, Changing Economy and Social Trends. Coping with socio-economic consequences of the crisis in Athens

Urban Resilience, Changing Economy and Social Trends. Coping with socio-economic consequences of the crisis in Athens

 


Othengrafen, Frank; Serraos, Konstantinos (Eds.): Urban Resilience, Changing Economy and Social Trends. Coping with socio-economic consequences of the crisis in Athens, Greece. Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2019, 167 S.

Contents


Part 1: Southern European Perspectives when Dealing with Socio-economic Consequences of the Crisis

Introduction: Southern European Perspectives when Dealing with Socio-economic Consequences of the Crisis
Laura Chocontá

Political Resilience in Times of Economic Crisis and Local Government Reforms
Yannis Psycharis, Dimitris Kallioras, Evangelia Psatha

Athenian Urbanism and Urban Resilience
Thanos Pagonis

Community Resilience through the Influence of Grassroots Initiatives
Filip Śnieg, Lena Greinke, Frank Othengrafen

Struggling Against Entrenched Austerity
Simone Tulumello

Grassroots Economic Activism in Hard Times
Riccardo Guidi


Part 2: Coping with Socio-economic Consequences of the Crisis in Athens

Introduction: Coping with Socio-economic Consequences of the Crisis in Athens
Laura Chocontá, Filip Śnieg

The Past of Things to Come
Zoe Hatziyannaki

Make Exarcheia’s Housing Affordable Again
Alina Ehlers, Carola Wilhelm, Dimitra Vreda

Dignifying Life Beyond the Streets
Laura Chocontá

Community Empowerment through Establishment of a Local Food Supply Chain
Helia Molla Ahmadi Dehaghi, Diego Vizcarra Ganoza, Spyridoula Driva

Enhancing Community Cohesion in Exarcheia, Athens: Focussing on Temporary Uses
Jana Brenner, Hanna Jordan, Evdokia Valli


Recent Submissions

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