[automatically translated] As is known, the Palermo ZEN is a case ascertained and exemplary of the problems of the suburbs in the urban areas of the South. The condition of great poverty that characterizes the community of ZEN, consists mainly from the urban underclass, as well as the condition of a certain insecurity from lack of work, from the safety of home, from access to education and information lead to particularly complex relationships between homelessness and social (Tosi, 1994), which are reflected in the configuration of the physical space. To historical reasons and consolidated phenomena that characterize this neighborhood of public housing, an aggravation of the problems you encounter in recent years, in front of one side of a fragmented but fertile social practice from the bottom and the other operating in the territory of a controversial activation of forms of negotiated planning to work of entrepreneurs, local and not. The riaggravarsi the housing issue, including in relation to (miss) inclusion policies and equitable development of the city, it is now generally recognized phenomenon in Italy and widely documented (Rome, 1994; Cavallo Perin, 2004; Caudo, 2007). Illustrating one of this phenomenon, this paper will analyze the difficult integration of policies in place and the ambiguous public-private relationship in a high-level context of problem complexity, urban and social borderline case (but not unique in Italian).
|Journal||Archivio di Studi Urbani e Regionali|
|Publication status||Published - 2007|