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Urbicide, or the city’s liturgical death

Fernando Carrión Mena (published in 2023-04-05 by Micaela Herrera )
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Carrión, Fernando. 2018. Urbicide, or the city’s liturgical death. In Oculum Ensaios. (15): 5 - 12. ISSN: 2318-0919.
The United Nations signalized this is the century of the cities, given that the majority of the world’s population (3.980 million people) lives in them and that cities have reached such a leading role that, together with States and great world corporations, they have become the most important actors in a global level. However, paradoxically, they have never been destroyed in such a massive and selective manner, and in a great diversity of forms and situations that can be understood within the concept of “urbicide”.