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Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Kristin E. Larsen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This biography of Clarence Samuel Stein comprehensively examines his built and unbuilt projects and his intellectual legacy as a proponent of the “Garden City” for a modern age. This examination of ... More


In Search of “the People”

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces the processes of impoverishment experienced by urban workers in Hadong in terms of their invocation of the socialist past. Hadong is part of the Daowai district of Harbin, the ... More


The Architect as Houser

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0005
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on Clarence Samuel Stein's contributions as a houser lending consistent support for a government role in order to more effectively engage the private sector while charting his ... More


The Radburn Idea

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines Clarence Samuel Stein's interrelated community design, with particular emphasis on his Radburn Idea. It first takes a look at Stein's early large-scale unbuilt projects that ... More


The Local Government–Led Path to Rural Decay

Lynette H. Ong

in Prosper or Perish: Credit and Fiscal Systems in Rural China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450624
eISBN:
9780801465956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450624.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines six cases of failed local government-led industrialization in China. It first provides an overview of the socioeconomic characteristics of the six townships—Xiao, Cheng, Zhou, ... More


The Road to a Nuclear-Free Japan

Naoto Kan and Jeffrey S. Irish

in My Nuclear Nightmare: Leading Japan Through the Fukushima Disaster to a Nuclear-Free Future

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501705816
eISBN:
9781501706110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705816.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter describes Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan's thoughts and activities following his resignation. He says that we must continue to give earthquake victims comprehensive, long-term ... More


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