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Colin McFarlane

In: The SAGE Handbook of the 21st Century City

Chapter 22: Incremental Urbanism and Tactical Learning: Reflections from Mumbai and Kampala

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Incremental Urbanism and Tactical Learning: Reflections from Mumbai and Kampala
Incremental Urbanism and Tactical Learning: Reflections from Mumbai and Kampala
Colin McFarlane
Introduction

Urbanism is more event than thing, a great accumulation of occurrences, of the contingency of encounters, and shaped but not determined by powerful histories of political economy, cultural power, politics, and materialities of different sorts. Urbanites have no other option than to learn how to cope with, respond to, pre-empt, contest, and change the city they inherit. To inhabit urbanism is to learn how to inhabit. This is an experiential immersion in urban space–time, differentiated by economic, political, and cultural vectors that shape the form and capacity to learn.

This chapter offers two interrelated conceptualisations of how learning features in ...

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