S. Harris Ali, Creighton Connolly, Roger Keil, Pandemic Urbanism: Infectious Diseases on a Planet of Cities – Polity, December 2022

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S. Harris Ali, Creighton Connolly, Roger Keil, Pandemic Urbanism: Infectious Diseases on a Planet of Cities – Polity, December 2022

Emerging infectious disease outbreaks have transformed the very nature of urban life worldwide, even as the extent and experience of pandemics are shaped by the planetary urban condition.Pandemic Urbanismcritically investigates these relationships in a world faced with its first pandemic on a majority urban planet.

The authors reveal the social and historical context of recent infectious disease events and how they have variously transformed the urban fabric. They highlight the important role played by socio-ecological processes associated with the global urban periphery – suburban or post-suburban zones and hinterland areas of “extended” urbanization – changing mobility patterns, and new forms of urban governance and pandemic response. The book develops novel insights for post-pandemic urban governance and planning grounded in the quest for social and spatial justice. In doing…

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