Urban Political Podcast

Reclaiming the Tourist City - Part 2

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Part 2: Regaining Democratic Control

The second part examines the extent to which democratic control has been exerted in the Checkpoint Charlie case and how development plans have been modified under increased pressure from societal groups. Listen to hear about the possibilities of contesting tourist-centred developments in inner cities and why activists should never automatically trust a leftwing government…

With us in the studio is Christoph Sommer, researcher on urban tourism.