By Ola Söderström
Cities in Relations advances a singular frame of mind approximately city transformation by means of concentrating on transnational kinfolk in the slightest degree constructed countries.
- Examines the final twenty years of city improvement in Hanoi, Vietnam, and in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
- Considers the ways that a city’s relationships with different locations affects its city development
- Provides clean rules for comparative city experiences that circulate past discussions of monetary and coverage factors
- Offers a clear and concise narrative observed via greater than forty five images and maps
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To answer these questions a very substantial research program is needed, requiring both quantitative and qualitative methodologies. Within this broad research program, I carve out below a series of aspects corresponding to what was feasible for us to accomplish during fieldwork and for my (far from comprehensive) interpretive competences. What to compare The timeframe for this comparative study is the period 1990–2010. This is determined by the fact that economic transition began in both cities in the early 1990s.
In philosophy, such a relational view is generally considered as having been pioneered by Leibniz (but see Malpas, 2012). It “implies the idea of internal relations; external influences get internalized in specific processes or things through time […] an event or a thing at a point in space cannot be understood by appeal to what exists only at that point” (Harvey, 2006b: 124–125). In geography, there are various ways of considering space as a relational construct. For the Swiss geographer Raffestin (1986), territory and human territoriality rather than space are the objects of geographical knowledge.
The region was colonized in 1896 by the French, who settled in the city in 1904 and made it the capital of a newly created territory, the Haute-Volta, in 1919. The city’s nickname until the 1950s was “Bancoville” in reference to the predominance of buildings constructed with dry mud bricks 8 Cities in Relations (“banco” in Francophone Africa). , 2009). After a period of decline before World War II, the city developed in the 1950s with the construction of transport infrastructures: the airport in 1952 and the opening of a train connection to the coastal Abidjan in the Ivory Coast two years later.