Karine Ginisty

Karine Ginisty is currently first assistant in the "Institut de Géographie et de Durabilité" of the University of Lausanne ; she is conducting research on the requirements of the neoliberal anchorage in the urban governance of Maputo, Mozambique. After a PhD in Geography, on the links between urban inequalities and spatial justice in Maputo, she is focused on the issue of the building of political power in the city.

De la justice sociale à la justice spatiale. Peer review

Un itinéraire interdisciplinaire pour penser les inégalités.

Karine Ginisty | 01.02.2018

This paper discusses the construction of an interdisciplinary thesis on urban inequalities and spatial justice in Maputo. The author observes her incapability to use a theoretical framework of social justice to study two development projects in Maputo, the capital-city of Mozambique. In this city, experiences of justice and injustice seem to be reduced to silence, in the context of a lack of a public space, according to Habermas’s approach. Thus, the author developed an empirical and interdisciplinary take on [...]