Editors: Isolde Nagel & Francesca Weber-Newth

"Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody." (Jane Jacobs). 

Jane Jacobs writing, writing in the US in the 1960s provides a valuable, and perhaps provocative, conclusion to this book. Jacobs emphasizes that a "Just City" requires diversity and participation: only when people play an active role in shaping their surrounding, can a city be truly for everyone. We hope that the initiatives described here, are a starting point for showing how this can be done.

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