ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Towards ‘Slow’ and ‘Moderated’ Urbanism

The city-building process in the global South is characterised by both the state and corporate-led production of “fast” cities. It is interesting to note that while many cities in the global North are moving towards alternative development regimes under the “slow city” movement, urban production in traditional societies of the global South is being enslaved to “speed.” The analysis of the changes being brought about in these cities reveals how alternative forms of development and social organisation—termed as slow cities, akin to slow food—can lead to more sustainable cities and “eurhythmia” in urban life.



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Updated On : 6th Dec, 2019

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