Building an Inclusive City

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Abstract

This article discusses the localization of the inclusion agenda and asks on what kind of framework should urban communities in the developed world build their inclusion policies? This chapter is based on a realist, domain-specific universalism, which is reflected in an emphasis on common humanity and harmony among people living in an urban community. In addition, this discussion is oriented toward improving people’s chances to participate in value creation to benefit themselves as well as the surrounding community, which is an under-researched topic in urban and community research as well as in other branches and subfields of social sciences. This implies a shift in concern from social to economic inclusion or, in other words, from entitlement to value creation. Such an approach is expected to catalyze economic inclusion and lead to the improvement of quality of life among all segments and sectors of the community. (Excerpt from Introduction without references).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCity, Public Value, and Capitalism
Subtitle of host publicationNew Urban Visions and Public Strategies
EditorsHiroyuki Mori, Tomohiko Yoshida, Ari-Veikko Anttiroiko
Place of PublicationEvanston, IL
Chapter6
Pages118-138
Number of pages21
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-954984-04-2, 978-1-954984-02-8
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jul 2022
Publication typeA3 Book chapter

Keywords

  • city
  • inclusion
  • social inclusion
  • economic inclusion
  • public policy
  • local governance
  • local government
  • identity politics

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