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The case of community initiatives promoting cycling and walking in São Paulo and London
Tim Schwanen and Denver V. Nixon

in the neoliberalised city, often through prefigurative politics (Yates, 2015 ). Moreover, walking and cycling are, on balance, the most just forms of everyday urban mobility. Even if both are increasingly co-opted by entrepreneurial and speculative urban regeneration efforts, restrictions on access to them and their imprints on cities (air pollution, greenhouse gases, noise, congestion, differentiation between haves and have-nots, evictions and displacement) tend to be considerably lower for them than for public transport and private automobiles. The remainder

in Urban transformations and public health in the emergent city
The case for practice theory
Matthew Hanchard

Situationist 156 Stitching memories movements (Rasmussen, 2004); and second, through theoretical critique of the power relations between map content and spatial knowledge(s). On the latter, key moments include Harley and Woodward’s History of Cartography (Andrews, 2001) – a massively ambitious (and on-going) project, intended to redress subaltern dynamics within map representation (Harley, 1987). In drawing on Harley’s combination of post-structuralism, semiotics and social constructionism, the project sought to critique knowledge-politics in map representation (1988a

in Time for mapping
Reinventing depression among Rio de Janeiro urban dwellers
Leandro David Wenceslau and Francisco Ortega

social determinants involved in engendering this urban landscape of suffering, and the local responses to these difficulties within public health services. ‘Hill’ and ‘asphalt’ in Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city in Brazil, with more than 6 million inhabitants. The city has experienced varying fortunes in recent years, from hosting international mega-events such as the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Olympics to being one of the main victims of the political disputes that since 2014 have created a serious economic crisis in Brazil

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Mapping times
Alex Gekker, Sam Hind, Sybille Lammes, Chris Perkins, and Clancy Wilmott

political and social positions, but interestingly temporality was only rarely explored by critical thinkers focusing on mapping. Further, radical rethinking of space-time and time-space from the position of animating the construct (see Merriman, 2011) underplays the implications of digital mapping for temporality: a point we return to in the conclusion to this chapter. For the moment though, it is safe to argue that few attempts have been made to resolve the paradoxes of this spatio-temporal dualism from the perspective of the digital aspect of digital maps. As previously

in Time for mapping
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Digital photography and cartography in Wolfgang Weileder’s Atlas
Rachel Wells

a conception of experience across a space of time’ that was a reaction to the contemporary destruction of space at the hands of increased speed (Harvey, 1989: 267). Harvey diagnoses this capitalist-fuelled modernist transformation in the relationship between time and space as ‘time-space compression’, and notes that the second, intensive round of it emerged with postmodernism (Harvey, 1989: 283). This latest period of the ‘time-space compression’ is identified by Harvey as ‘an intense phase’ that has had a ‘disorienting and disruptive impact upon political

in Time for mapping
Analysing the linkages and exploring possibilities for improving health and wellbeing
Warren Smit

settlements and traditional leaders that often play the role of local government in peri-urban areas (Meagher, 2011 ; Smit and Pieterse, 2014 ; UN-Habitat, 2008 ). There also are high levels of political contestation, often linked to ethnic identity and client–patron relations (Resnick, 2011 ). There is an urgent need to bring urban governance actors together in order to develop and implement coherent strategies to improve urban food security (Smit, 2018 ). Local governance actors need to think explicitly about the governance of urban food systems, through

in Urban transformations and public health in the emergent city
Transnational reflections from Brazilians in London and Maré, Rio de Janeiro
Cathy McIlwaine, Miriam Krenzinger, Yara Evans, and Eliana Sousa Silva

rates (Wilding, 2010 ; Wilding, 2012 ) or political violence (Esser, 2014 ), it is nonetheless endemic throughout the urban world. Although the relationship between GBV and urbanisation is not uniform, there is a growing consensus that women experience especially high levels of insecurity and violence in cities (Moser and McIlwaine, 2014 ). The most broadly accepted definitions of VAWG refer to violence where women and girls are targeted specifically because of their gender (Watts and Zimmermann, 2002 ) and the reasons for such violence are rooted in the exercise

in Urban transformations and public health in the emergent city
A trialogue
Sybille Lammes, Kate McLean, and Chris Perkins

smellsYes. And there’s some cape flow almost from the work by Alex Rhys-Taylor mode of production? As of Goldsmiths College, capital alters the world, London, about this … he does that in turn alter the walks from Shoreditch into smellscape? central London and locates political change through altered smellscapes (see Rhys-Taylor, 2015). In that walk he says you can smell gentrification. Street food has become a large 78 Ephemerality/mobility part of the urban smellscape in the UK as the evenings witness outdoor bars sharing their clientele with gourmet food shacks. And

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Heterogeneous temporalities, algorithmic frames and subjective time in geomedia
Pablo Abend

, L. and Richardson, I. (eds) Studying Mobile Media: Cultural Technologies, Mobile Communications, and the iPhone. New York: Routledge, pp. 118–132. Virilio, P. (1986) Speed and Politics: An Essay on ‘Dromology’. New York: Colombia University.

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