Culture, Mobility and Social Sustainability
This research is concerned with social and cultural processes and everyday life practices that affect and enhance the sustainability of cities.
- Social Exclusion, Mobility and Social Capital: work within this theme examines the relationship between mobility and social exclusion through the lens of social capital through a comparative case of climate change adaptation and social vulnerability in London and Manila (Principal researcher: Nihan Akyelken)
- Multiculturalism from the margins: the significance of ‘place’ in the politics of identity, multicultural policy and contemporary urban festivals (Principal researcher: David Howard)
- Electricity, citizenship and security: relationships between citizenship, development and access to affordable basic services in low-income urban communities (Principal researcher: David Howard)