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City, Sustainability, and Social Justice: a note on Kolkata
Titolo Rivista: RIVISTA DI STUDI SULLA SOSTENIBILITA' 
Autori/Curatori: Ranabir Samaddar 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2013 Fascicolo: 2  Lingua: Inglese 
Numero pagine:  15 P. 129-143 Dimensione file:  630 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RISS2013-002007
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This article offers some reflections on sustainability in Kolkata, Indian city characterized by a steady increase in population, poverty and violence. It is argued that the key issue is not the continuous increase in population, but how to square the circle between, on the one hand, social justice and the right at a decent standard of living and, on the other, environmental sustainability and the availability of resources.

Questo articolo si occupa della questione di sostenibilità in Kolkata, città indiana caratterizzata da un costante aumento di popolazione, violenza e povertà. Si sostiene che la questione fondamentale non è l’aumento continuo della popolazione, ma come far quadrare il cerchio tra giustizia sociale e diritto a un livello di vita decente, da un lato e, dall’altro la sostenibilità ambientale e la disponibilità di risorse.
Keywords: Kolkata, giustizia sociale, violenza, diseguaglianza, risorse

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Ranabir Samaddar, in "RIVISTA DI STUDI SULLA SOSTENIBILITA'" 2/2013, pp. 129-143, DOI:10.3280/RISS2013-002007

   

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