|Module title||Urban movements in Polish cities|
|Module lecturer||dr Tomasz Sowada|
|Faculty||Faculty of Human Geography and Planning|
Mondays (from 7th March) 3:00-4:30 PM classroom 18 Collegium Geographicum (ul. Krygowskiego 10, 61-680 Poznań)
Module aim (aims)
The aim of the module is to familiarize students with the concept of urban movements, their examples and role in social participation in city management and spatial planning.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Week 1: Urban movements – definition and theory
Week 2: Institutional and structural profile of Polish urban movements
Week 3: Motivations and attitudes of urban movements’ participants
Week 4: Activity of Polish urban movements
Week 5: Urban movements in the digital age
Week 6: Relations between urban movements, local authorities and regular city dwellers
Week 7: Neighbourhood movements and the social change
Week 8: Summary
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Della Porta, D., & Diani, M. (2006). Social Movements: An Introduction. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.
Foth, M., Brynskov, M., & Ojala, T. (2015). Citizen ’ s Right to the Digital City: Urban Interfaces, Activism, and Placemaking. Singapore, Heidelberg, New York, Dordrecht, London: Springer - Science + Business Media Singapore Pte Ltd.
Jacobs, J. (1992). The Death and Life of Great American Cities. New York: Vintage Books.
Kotus, J., & Sowada, T. (2017). Behavioural model of collaborative urban management: extending the concept of Arnstein’s ladder. Cities, 65, 78–86.
Mayer, M. (2009). The ‘Right to the City’ in the context of shifting mottos of urban social movements. City, 13(2–3), 362–374.