The struggle for the right to housing in Spain

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Abstract

The right to housing appears only once in the proposal and the definition is vague. This chapter describes the organisation, develops the theoretical framework, and analyses how PAH’s struggle has evolved over time. The definition of the right to housing is more concrete now than the proposal included in the Iniciativa legislativa popular (ILP) of 2011, emerging as the master frame over other secondary frames for all PAH’s mobilisation. With the beginning of the mobilisation and the resistance to individual evictions the right was filled with meanings of non-recourse debt, which culminated in the campaign for the ILP with a proposal that focused purely on evictions. Thus, for example, the defence of social housing is prefigured by the occupation of houses through Obra Social, before this even becomes systematised as part of the right to housing
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelThe Production of Alternative Urban Spaces : An International Dialogue
RedaktørerJens Kaae Fisker, Letizia Chiappini, Lee Pugalis, Antonella Bruzzese
Antal sider17
UdgivelsesstedLondon
ForlagRoutledge
Publikationsdato2020
Sider113-129
Kapitel2.7
ISBN (Trykt)9780367664817
ISBN (Elektronisk)9781315103952
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2020
NavnRegions and Cities

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