A general view of the building 'Le Vele' in Scampia on the outskirts of Naples, September 27, 2017.
AFP / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE
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In the hinterlands of Naples a revolution is afoot.Tucked away among squats and roadside traders of broken toys rises the city's first bookshop in nearly 50 years.When La Rossa inherited the Marotta&Cafiero publishing house in 2010, he moved it to Scampia to continue the fight.The 29-year old is just the tip of an iceberg of change slowly edging its way across the northern suburb of Naples.Naples' Federico II University, one of the world's oldest, is set to open a new faculty in the area – though the project is running three years behind schedule – and tentative plans are also underway to refurbish the metro.Sanzone admits the associations can only do so much for the 80,000 to 100,000 inhabitants here, where many families live off the radar and only around 37 percent of adults of working age have jobs.
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