1. Local autonomy and constitutional law : an uncertain relationship / Richard Briffault 2. Room to live? Socio-legal reflections on the United Kingdom's politics of housing space / Helen Carr 3. Building a language of municipal bankruptcy and insolvency on an urban law foundation / Juliet M. Moringiello 4. Crowdfunding in Asian countries and its interaction with citizenship / Chen Hung-Yi 5. Consumer financial protection, inclusion, and education : connecting the local to the global / Susan Block-Lieb 6. Living in the shadow of the law : urban segregation, poverty, and informality / Jimena Suarez Ibarolla 7. Informal housing : plurality in the city / Julian Sidoli del Ceno.