WITS - Faces of the City: Gavin Shatkin

WITS - Faces of the City: Gavin Shatkin

GAVIN SHATKIN - NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, BOSTON

Abstract
Recent years have seen a distinct real estate turn in urban policy and politics across much of Asia, as governments have deployed increasingly assertive means to enable the large scale commodification of urban land. Government actors have sought to gain control of land and transfer it to for-profit actors, whether through forcible acquisition of land from existing users, the use of regulatory powers to facilitate the transfer of land ...

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