This article proposes to show the recent evolution of policies regarding informal settlement in Damascus, the social views and visions that fuel them and the role played by the concept of social mixity in the different urban planning approaches present in Damascus today.
Title: “Mixity” in Urban Policies directed towards Informal Settlement Areas in Damascus, a Concept for Public Decision?
Author: Valérie Clerc
Published by: Institut de Recherche pour le Développement; Centre d’Etudes en Sciences Sociales sur les Mondes Africains, Américains et Asiatiques: IFPO – Institut Français du Proche-Orient
Date: July 2011