Content of the lesson

This lesson describes different forms of violence in urban areas and makes the link between security policies and the criminalisation of the poor. It outlines the difference between "urban violence" and "violence of urbanisation". It shows in which respect architecture and urban planning can be used for the interest of security project. Further it outlines how bringing security to urban areas can increase segregation and thus violence.

Target group

This lesson is rather for advanced students (Master students).

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