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Scoping the new urban human rights agenda



This article situates the preceding contributions to this special section, all focused on aspects of urban or municipal human rights, within the larger context of the challenges raised by local human rights implementation. It discusses the ways in which the research themes presented are both interrelated and divergent. This closing article also identifies themes for additional future research, including particularly the challenge of accountability for human rights realization on the local level.


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