The accepted or published version of all my publications can be downloaded from my IRIS profile.

I am currently working with colleagues on three edited books:
Inclusive Urban Development in the Global South: Intersectionality, Inequalities, and Community with Vanesa Castan Broto, to be published by Routledge
Humanitarianism at the End Times of the Liberal Order with Juliano Fiori, Bertrand Taithe, Rafia Zakaria, Fernando Espada, to be published by Hurst

Urban Transformations in Sierra Leone with Alexandre Apsan Frediani, Braima Koroma, and Joseph Macarthy, publisher under discussion


  • Rigon, A., Dabaj, J., Baumann, H. (2019) Recognising Diversity in Participatory Urban Interventions. Jadaliyya, Dec 2019, Arab Studies Institute.
  • Mintchev, N., Baumann, H., Moore, H., Rigon, A., Dabaj, J., (2019) Towards a shared prosperity: co-designing solutions in Lebanon’s spaces of displacementJournal of the British Academy, 7 (S2) pp. 109-135. 10.5871/jba/007s2.109
  • Nussey, C., Rigon, A., (2019), Bringing Agenda 2030 to life. Regional Sustainable Development Report. CARITAS Africa: Nairobi.
  • Nussey C., Rigon, A., (2019), Bringing Agenda 2030 to Life. Kenya Sustainable Development Report. CARITAS Kenya: Nairobi.
  • Nussey, C, Rigon, A., (2019), Bringing Agenda 2030 to Life. Liberia Sustainable Development Report.National Commission for Justice, Peace and Caritas: Monrovia.
  • Nussey, C., Rigon, A., (2019), Bringing Agenda 2030 to life. Sierra Leone Sustainable Development Report. CARITAS Sierra Leone: Freetown.
  • Nussey, C., Rigon, A., (2019), Bringing Agenda 2030 to life. Zambia Sustainable Development Report. CARITAS Zambia: Lusaka.



  • Fiori, J. & A. Rigon (eds) (2017) Making Lives: Refugee Self-Reliance and Humanitarian Action in Cities. London: Humanitarian Affairs Team, Save the Children
  • Rigon, A. (2017) Intra-settlement politics and conflict in enumerations, Environment & Urbanization. Vol 29(2).
  • With Carpi, E, Rigon A, Boano, C, Johnson C, Espada F, Fiori J, Dicker S (2017) A framework for the analysis of refugee self-reliance and humanitarian action in urban markets.
  • Rigon, A. (2017) Degrowth politics and policies for Degrowth., Available online:
  • With Allen, A, Koroma, B, Osuteye, E, Rigon A (2017) Urban Risk in Freetown Informal Settlements: Making visible the invisible. Policy Brief, SLURC, Freetown.



  • Rigon, A. (2015) Unequal power relations in the governance of the World Social Forum process: an analysis of the practices of the Nairobi Forum. Interface: a journal for and about social movements, 7(2).
  • Rigon, A. et al. (2015) Well-being and citizenship in urban Nigeria. London: ICF International.


  • Rigon, A. (2014) Participation of people living in poverty in policy- making: Lessons for implementation of post-2015. London: CAFOD.
  • Rigon, A. (2014) ‘Building local governance: participation and ‘elite capture’ in a Kenyan slum-upgrading project’, Development & Change, 45(2), Impact factor 1.56.
  • Van Dijk, L., Abah, S., Burns, D., Cortez Ruiz, C., Frecheville, N., Kofi Annan, J., Narayanan P., Rigon, A., Setchell, C. (2014) ‘Linking Community Participatory Research to Global Policymaking: Lessons Learned’ in Shahrokh, T. and Wheeler, J. (eds.) Knowledge from the Margins: An anthology from a global network on participatory practice and policy influence, Brighton: IDS.


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