Cittaslow: Going Glocal in Spain

  title={Cittaslow: Going Glocal in Spain},
  author={Lisa J. Servon and Sarah Pink},
  journal={Journal of Urban Affairs},
  pages={327 - 340}
ABSTRACT: Concerns about the long-term effects of development based on pro-growth capitalism and the perceived homogenizing effects of globalization have given rise to movements, such as Cittaslow (the Slow City movement), that promote alternative strategies. These movements, which exist primarily in smaller cities and towns, focus on locality, the ordinariness of place, and sustainable, homegrown economies. We make two related arguments. First, we argue that the experiences of Cittaslow towns… 

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