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What is Urban Public Markets

Handbook of Research on Urban Tourism, Viral Society, and the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Long-standing urban institutions owned and managed by public authorities, located in a geographically distinct city location, which encompass specific social relationships and frameworks through which economic transactions take place and generators of social and cultural activity. Urban settlements which are a part of the public urban space.
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Everyday Mobility in an Urban Context of Uncertainty: Times of Resistance in Braga's Public Market
Helena Pires (Communication and Society Research Centre, University of Minho, Portugal) and Zara Pinto-Coelho (Communication and Society Research Centre, University of Minho, Portugal)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-3369-0.ch010
At a time when all public access spaces in the city were closed, including cafes, the Public Market of Braga remained an open space, albeit with strict entrance control rules. The authors thus advance with the hypothesis that the PM was fundamental to guarantee the routine mobility of Braga's citizens, especially the most disadvantaged and, with that, to ensure their sense of hope and confidence in the future. Likewise, the PM is a place of resistance also from the perspective of sellers, on the one hand, maintaining its economic survival, albeit with visible difficulties, and on the other hand, ensuring the maintenance of a vital communication space. To reflect on the specific ways in which this phenomenon has occurred since January 2021 is the main objective of this chapter.
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