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Popular housing and urban land tenure in the Middle East : case studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey / edited by Myriam Ababsa, Baudouin Dupret, Eric Denis.

By: Ababsa, Myriam [editor.].
Contributor(s): Dupret, Baudouin [editor.] | Denis, Eric [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, 2012Description: xix, 347 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9789774165405 (pbk.); 9774165403.Subject(s): Housing policy -- Middle East | Urbanization -- Middle East | Urban land use -- Middle East | City planning -- Middle EastDDC classification: 307.760956 POP Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Introduction: forms and norms: questioning illegal urban housing in the Middle East / Myriam Ababsa, Baudouin Dupret, and Eric Denis -- Mukhalafat in Damascus: the form on an informal settlement / Etienne Léna -- Selling one's property in an informal settlement: a praxeological approach to a Syrian case study / Baudouin Dupret and Myriam Ferrier -- Securing property in informal neighborhoods in Damascus through tax payments / Myriam Ferrier -- Inhabitants' daily practices to obtain legal status for their homes and security of tenure: Egypt / Maqrion Séjourné -- Vertical versus horizontal: constraints of modern living conditions in informal settlements and the reality of construction / Franziska Láue -- The politics of sacred space in downtown Beirut (1853-2008) / Ward Vloeberghs -- Shared social and juridical meanings as observed in Aleppo 'marginal' neighborhood / Zouhair Ghazzal -- Secure land tenure?: stakes and contradictions of land titling and upgrading politics in the global Middle East and Egypt / Agnès Deboulet -- The commodification of the Ashwaʼiyyat: urban land, housing market unification, and de Soto's interventions in Egypt / Eric Denis -- Public politics toward informal settlements in Jordan (1965-2010) / Myriam Ababsa -- Mülk Allahindir ('This house is God's property'): Legitimizing land ownership in the suburbs of Istanbul / Jean-François Pérpise -- Law, rights, and justice in informal settlements: the crossed frames of reference of town planning in a large urban development project in Beirut / Valérie Clerc -- The coastal settlements of Ouzaii and Jnah: analysis of an upgrading project in Beirut / Falk Jähnigen.
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Includes bibliographical references.

Introduction: forms and norms: questioning illegal urban housing in the Middle East / Myriam Ababsa, Baudouin Dupret, and Eric Denis -- 1. Mukhalafat in Damascus: the form on an informal settlement / Etienne Léna -- 2. Selling one's property in an informal settlement: a praxeological approach to a Syrian case study / Baudouin Dupret and Myriam Ferrier -- 3. Securing property in informal neighborhoods in Damascus through tax payments / Myriam Ferrier -- 4. Inhabitants' daily practices to obtain legal status for their homes and security of tenure: Egypt / Maqrion Séjourné -- 5. Vertical versus horizontal: constraints of modern living conditions in informal settlements and the reality of construction / Franziska Láue -- 6. The politics of sacred space in downtown Beirut (1853-2008) / Ward Vloeberghs -- 7. Shared social and juridical meanings as observed in Aleppo 'marginal' neighborhood / Zouhair Ghazzal -- 8. Secure land tenure?: stakes and contradictions of land titling and upgrading politics in the global Middle East and Egypt / Agnès Deboulet -- 9. The commodification of the Ashwaʼiyyat: urban land, housing market unification, and de Soto's interventions in Egypt / Eric Denis -- 10. Public politics toward informal settlements in Jordan (1965-2010) / Myriam Ababsa -- 11. Mülk Allahindir ('This house is God's property'): Legitimizing land ownership in the suburbs of Istanbul / Jean-François Pérpise -- 12. Law, rights, and justice in informal settlements: the crossed frames of reference of town planning in a large urban development project in Beirut / Valérie Clerc -- 13. The coastal settlements of Ouzaii and Jnah: analysis of an upgrading project in Beirut / Falk Jähnigen.

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