The transition of housing in Albania and the role of adopted practices. Dynamics of social integration in differentiated urban contexts

Author/s Fereniki Vatavali
Publishing Year 2021 Issue 2021/130 Language English
Pages 18 P. 100-117 File size 141 KB
DOI 10.3280/ASUR2021-130006
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This article aims to investigate the transition of housing in Albania from a centrally planned to a free-market economy, by studying practices adopted in housing production. The main argument is that, despite differentiations in urban dynamics, housing sector plays an important role in social integration processes in the post-socialist context and, at the same time, poses crucial questions about the future of Albanian cities.

Keywords: Housing; transition; Albania; practices; urban development.

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Fereniki Vatavali, The transition of housing in Albania and the role of adopted practices. Dynamics of social integration in differentiated urban contexts in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 130/2021, pp 100-117, DOI: 10.3280/ASUR2021-130006