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“Do not throw garbage!”: lessons in urban resilience from Cuba

Askin, Arzucan (2019) “Do not throw garbage!”: lessons in urban resilience from Cuba. LSE Research Festival 2019, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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Abstract

The survivalist spirit of the Cuban people who have faced wars, revolution and embargoes is visible in every aspect of urban living: Old Havana is a plethora of collapsed buildings and yet, despite this infrastructural degradation and the resulting housing insecurity, Cubans look after Havana’s crumbling ruins with pride.

Item Type: Audio/visual resource
Additional Information: © 2019 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Sets: Collections > LSE Research Festival 2019
Date Deposited: 17 May 2019 16:27
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2019 23:21
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/100571

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