The Rise of Progressive Cities for Human and Planetary Flourishing
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Documents new support for progressive policies arising from an emerging middle class impatient with top-down leadership and supportive of new local leadership. Douglass indicates a broad interest in distributive justice, inclusion, conviviality and a flourishing biosphere -- all under a rubric of "human flourishing" and all four features to be sought simultaneously. Cites cases in Seoul, cities in Indonesia; Hong Kong.
Originally presented at "International Symposium on Making a Progressive City: Seoul’s Experience and Beyond" Organized by The Seoul Institute Seoul, S. Korea, 15-‐16 October 2015.
progressive cities; asia