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Experiencing the City. Spring School on Critical Theories and Visual Methods

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The city is more and more one of the main concepts of contemporary critical theory. Nevertheless, the very possibility to define what a city is remains at stake of contemporary theoretical, empirical and even political debates. The “academic babel” of contemporary urban studies is marked by a proliferation of approaches,…

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The algorithm and the city. Call for Contributions

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Call for contributions to a Special issue of Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation The theme The use of online platforms to organise the supply of services has major implications for the way that the labour involved in creating and delivering these services is managed. Recent research has shown an exponential…

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Stralci di Inchiesta – Dossier su Airbnb, mercato immobiliare, diritto alla città

600 283 Niccolò Cuppini

Avevamo già affrontato in un’altra puntata di Stralci di Inchiesta i processi di estrazione di valore e di accumulazione originaria condotti da Airbnb nel suo relazionarsi con gli ambienti urbani. Diverse le domande muovevano la nostra indagine: su cosa fonda il suo successo un portale ormai arci-noto a tutti noi come Airbnb?…

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Dissolving Bologna: tensions between citizenship and the logistics city

600 445 Niccolò Cuppini

Every city has become a port, because where the cities did not go to the sea, is the sea that went to the cities. Peter Sloterdijk City crisis has deep roots … Since 2011 a significant cycle of struggles in the logistics sector in Northern Italy has shown some relevant aspects…

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Stralci di inchiesta: AirBnb tra accumulazione originaria e gentrification

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1) AirBnb è una delle piattaforme più diffuse a livello globale per reperire un alloggio, esempio piuttosto tipico della sharing economy. Stiamo parlando di un servizio che riduce fortemente i prezzi rispetto ai tradizionali alberghi e ostelli, grazie a un abbattimento dei costi dovuto al fatto che si aggirano le…

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