Rethinking the politics of vulnerability: neighborhood empowerment in Kansas City Missouri (USA)

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Jacob Wagner


Repensar la política de vulnerabilidad urbana: el empoderamiento de los barrios en Kansas City Missouri (EE. UU.)

El artículo demuestra la racialización de los barrios urbanos en Kansas City-Missouri, EE. UU., y las formas en las que las asociaciones de voluntarios de ciudadanos trabajan para resistir y reducir las condiciones de vulnerabilidad. El artículo presenta datos de modelos históricos de prácticas inmobiliarias con prejuicios raciales, incluido el redlining, y demuestra cómo estos patrones continúan dando forma a las políticas de vulnerabilidad en la región en la actualidad. Tres tipos de barrios urbanos proporcionan evidencias de las formas en las que las asociaciones de vecinos se organizan para responder a las condiciones de vulnerabilidad social y espacial. En contraste con las estimaciones de baja resiliencia comunitaria en estos barrios, el autor demuestra que el empoderamiento es un contrapunto importante a las vulnerabilidades concentradas.


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Wagner, J. (2020). Rethinking the politics of vulnerability: neighborhood empowerment in Kansas City Missouri (USA). Boletín De La Asociación De Geógrafos Españoles, (87).


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