Cities are faced by a two-way movement: bigger urban spaces on the one hand, and stronger local aspirations on the other hand.
Based on the notions of “commons”, “third-places”, and “neighbourhoods”, citizen initiatives challenge the relationship of each citizen to the city – from voter to actor – and the positioning of municipalities in local projects – from managers to facilitators.
How can the SSE become a part of these movements? What tools can promote this change in roles?
The City as a Commons (2016)
In this article from the “Yale Law and Policy review”, Sheila R. Foster and Christian laione explore the relationship between cities and the commons.