Introduction : Metropolitan energy policies as an emerging research question
Metropolitan energy policies in the Turkish cities
2012-05-29 / 2012-05-30
Conférence tenue à l'Institut français d'études anatoliennes (Istanbul), associé à Environnement Ville Société et au programme ANR Sud TERMOS
energy, metropolis, urban planning, urban policies, sustainable development
The paper introduces the seminar. It first mention why the energy issue is becoming more and more an urban issue. Then, it identifies several theoritical framework in use to deal with energy issues in the Social Sciences: the multilevel model of socio-technical transitions and the critical urban studies which emphasize politics, urban materiality and urban practices as opposed to imposed policies. The purpose of the conference is to identify the specificities of the Turkish cities with respect to energy policies and to put them in comparative perspective.