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The mukhalafat of Damascus, a case study.
Selling one's property in an informal settlement: a case study in Damascus.
Baudouin Dupret & Myriam Ferrier
Property securement in informal neighbourhoods of Damascus via the payment of tax.
Inhabitants' daily practices and strategies to obtain legality of their home and mechanisms to secure their tenure (Egypt).
Vertical versus Horizontal: Constraints of modern living conditions in informal settlements and the reality of construction.
Cooperation and pragmatism: shifting theories and practices about legal claims and urban rights recognition.
The Genesis of a Mosque: Negotiating Sacred Space in Downtown Beirut
Public policies toward informal settlements in Jordan (1965-2007).
The commodification of the ashwa'iyyiat.Urban land, housing market unification and De Soto's interventions in Egypt.
Mülk Allahindir ("This house is God's property"): Legitimizing land ownership in the suburbs of Istanbul.
Laws and Rights in a Great Urban Project concerning Irregular Settlements in Beirut.
The Coastal Settlements of Ouzaii and Jnah. Analysis for an upgrading project in Beirut.
Social and juridical norms as observed in an Aleppo "marginal" neighborhood.