Book details

Publication date: September 2022
Features: Afterword, 2 tables, 2 charts
Keywords: municipal government; community; civil society; collective rights; Henri Lefebvre; John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights; First Nations; minority; marginalized; homeless; lawyer; urban planner; city council; law; development; policy
Subject(s): SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban, POLITICAL SCIENCE / Human Rights, LAW / Housing & Urban Development, Urban and municipal planning and policy, Urban communities, Housing and homelessness, Human Rights, Social Policy, Urban Studies, Urban Studies / Human Rights, municipal government; community; civil society; collective rights; Henri Lefebvre; John Humphrey Centre for Peace and Human Rights; First Nations; minority; marginalized; homeless; lawyer; urban planner; city council; law; development; policy
Publisher(s): The University of Alberta Press

Sandeep Agrawal. Sandeep Agrawal is Professor and inaugural Director of the School of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Alberta.

“Rights and the City provides a nuanced understanding of the ethical dilemmas and trade-offs that state and local governments endure in the process of changing their legal-institutional frameworks to enforce human rights.” —Ana Paula Pimentel Walker, University of Michigan

Acknowledgments
Introduction | Sandeep Agrawal
I THE RIGHT TO THE CITY
1 | Whose Right to What City? Indigenous Rights Amidst Claims for Constitutionally Empowered Cities | Alexandra Flynn
2 | THE RIGHT TO THE CITY AS AN EMERGING NORM
Codification and Cultural Institutions | Jennifer A. Orange
II RIGHTS IN THE CITY
3 | Human RIGHTS TO THE CITY IN THE PRE-CHARTER ERA | Sandeep Agrawal
4 | Group Rights and Collective Rights: What Are They and How Do They Affect Urban Issues? | Sandeep Agrawal & Eran S. Kaplinsky
5 | Human Rights and Canadian Municipalities | Sandeep Agrawal
6 | Becoming a Human Rights City: Lessons from Edmonton | Renée Vaugeois
III OTHER RIGHTS IN THE CITY
7 | The Right to Adequate Housing Around the Globe: Analysis and Evaluation of National Constitutions | Michelle L. Oren & Rachelle Alterman
8 | Property Rights and the Canadian City | Eran S. Kaplinsky
9 | The Dangers of Allowing “Othering” Speech in a City’s Public Spaces | Ola P. Malik & Sasha Best
Afterword: After Rights? | Benjamin Davy
Contributors
ISBNs: 9781772126266 978-1-77212-626-6 Title: rights and the city ISBNs: 9781772126709 978-1-77212-670-9 Title: rights and the city ISBNs: 9781772126716 978-1-77212-671-6 Title: rights and the city