Urban Sociology/Cities

 

Convenors: 
Jesús Leal: Department of Sociology II, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain 
Thomas Maloutas: Department of Planning and Regional Development, University of Thessaly, Greece

- ROOM 1.9

Wednesday September 24  (9.00-11.00)

Session 1 
Theories and concepts about cities

Author(s): Gilles Verpraet
Institution: School of High Studies in Social Sciences
Country: France 
URBAN SOCIETIES, TERRITORIAL POLITICS AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE POLITIC
Author(s): Jeef Van Ouytsel
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Antwerp
Country: Belgium 
ASSOCIATIONAL NETWORKS IN URBAN NEIGHBOURHOODS
Author(s): Rainer Randolph
Institution: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Country: Brazil 
NEW URBAN FORMS
Author(s): Alexandre Pólvora
Institution: ISCTE - High Institute of Sciences of Work and Enterprise
Country: Portugal 
ON HUMAN TRANSITATION IN THE CITY: REFLEXIONS FOR A SOCIOLOGY OF THE URBAN-EVERYDAY-LIFE
Author(s): Jesús Leal
Institution: Department of Sociology II, Complutense University of Madrid
Country: Spain 
WELFARE AND HOUSING IN EUROPE, A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
Author(s): Carmen Gaona Pisonero 
Institution: San Antonio Catholic University (UCAM) 
Country: Spain 
GLANCES AT CITY

 

Wednesday September 24 (14.30-16.30)

Session 2 
Urban minorities and urban poverty

Author(s): Tahire Erman
Institution: Bilkent University
Country: Turkey 
MIGRATION, LIFE STRATEGIES AND CITY SPACE: THE LIFE HISTORIES OF RURAL-TO-URBAN MIGRANTS IN ANKARA, TURKEY
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URBANIZATION IN A 'SOUTHERN' CONTEXT: POLITICAL AND SOCIAL DYNAMICS IN THE FORMATION OF A SQUATTER NEIGHBORHOOD IN ANKARA, TURKEY
Author(s): Luis Mena Martínez
Institution: University of La Laguna
Country: Spain 
CITY ATTRIBUTES: ITS EFFECTS ON PERCEIVED STRUCTURE AND ON SOCIAL EXCLUSION PROCESSES. THE CASE OF SALAMANCA
Author(s): Svetlana Stephenson
Institution: London Metropolitan University
Country: United Kingdom 
HOMELESS PEOPLE IN MOSCOW AND URBAN SOCIAL SPACE
Author(s): Trude Nergård
Institution: Norwegian Social Research
Country: Norway 
FREE DAY-CARE CENTRE AS AN INTEGRATION EFFORT
Author(s): Niamh Humphries
Institution: University College Dublin
Country: Ireland 
SPATIALISING INTEGRATION: RESIDENCE, BELONGING AND INTEGRATION AMONG REFUGEES AND ASYLUM SEEKERS IN DUBLIN
Author(s): Jenni Blomgren
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Helsinki
Country: Finland 
LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYED IN URBAN REGIONS: LABOUR MARKET POSITIONS AND SOCIAL EXCLUSION IN FINNISH URBAN REGIONS IN THE 1990'S
Author(s): Kostas Gounis
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Crete
Country: Greece 
POLICING URBAN SPACE: LESSONS FROM HOMELESSNESS IN NEW YORK CITY
Author(s): Antonina V. Noskova 
Institution: Moscow State Social University 
Country: Russia 
MOSCOW FAMILY AND MODERN POLYETHNIC STRUCTURE OF MOSCOW POPULATION

 

Wednesday September 24 (17.00-18.30)

Session 3 
Urban policy and urban social changes

Author(s): Pedro de Andrade Calil Jabur and Marcelo Staciarini Puttini
Institution: University of Brasilia
Country: Brazil 
ABOUT BRASILIA
Author(s): Marisa Gabriela López Schmidt
Institution: University of A Coruña
Country: Spain 
AGENTES PÚBLICOS Y AGENTES PRIVADOS EN EL DESARROLLO URBANO: EL NUEVO PGOM EN EIRÍS (A CORUÑA)
Author(s): Emilio Cachorro Rodríguez
Institution: University of Murcia
Country: Spain 
SOME EXPERIENCES OF HOUSING PROMOTION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
Author(s): Francisco Entrena
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Granada
Country: Spain 
SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHANGES BROUGHT ABOUT BY PERI-URBANISATION PROCESSES: THE CASE OF MONACHIL IN THE URBAN AREA OF GRANADA
Author(s): María Jesús Rivera Escribano
Institution: University of Navarra
Country: Spain 
EL HABITAR DE LA CIUDAD DISPERSA: EL ÁREA METROPOLITANA DE PAMPLONA COMO EXPRESIÓN DE UNA UTOPÍA CONCRETA
Author(s): Matjaž Uršic
Institution: Centre for Spatial Sociology
Country: Slovenia 
EXTENDING THE CITY BORDERS - SUBURBANIZATION OR METAPOLISATION?
Author(s): Patricia Lorenzo Ruiz and Begoña Blanco
Institution: University of A Coruña
Country: Spain
FROM THE BACK COURT OF THE CITY TO THE NEIGHBOURHOOD QUALITY AREAS