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Planning Matter: Acting with Things

Robert A. Beauregard

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297255
eISBN:
9780226297422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

City and regional planners talk constantly about the things of the world from highway interchanges, retention ponds, and affordable housing units to zoning documents, conference rooms, and ... More


Booking a Room

David Brody

in Housekeeping By Design: Hotels and Labor

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226389097
eISBN:
9780226389264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226389264.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this vignette, Brody relates the story of a childhood family friend who was an expert on travel planning and uses this anecdote to introduce TripAdvisor.com as a modern system of planning travel ... More


From Boom To Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago

Rachel Weber

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294483
eISBN:
9780226294513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This book unpacks the urban development process, identifying the players and processes that contribute to periodic construction booms. Debunking the notion that booms occur to accommodate growth or ... More


Out with the Old: How Professional Practices Construct the Desire for New Construction

Rachel Weber

in From Boom To Bubble: How Finance Built the New Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294483
eISBN:
9780226294513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294513.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter describes the localized practices of professionals in the fields of real estate brokering, appraisal, urban planning, and development finance, which channel global capital into new ... More


Ontographies

Robert A. Beauregard

in Planning Matter: Acting with Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297255
eISBN:
9780226297422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the epistemological premises of planning through the lens of ontographies; that is, lists of words and phrases with no apparent substantive or logical affiliation. By providing ... More


Neglected Places of Practice

Robert A. Beauregard

in Planning Matter: Acting with Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297255
eISBN:
9780226297422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter situates the micro-politics of planning in the places in which practice occurs. Using a case study of the attempted siting of a sanitary landfill in Iowa (USA), it argues that the places ... More


Distributed Morality

Robert A. Beauregard

in Planning Matter: Acting with Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297255
eISBN:
9780226297422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter uses the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans in 2005 to address the extent to which planners have responsibility for structural injustices. A discussion of ethnical ... More


Truths and Realities

Robert A. Beauregard

in Planning Matter: Acting with Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297255
eISBN:
9780226297422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter, truth (possibilities) are contrasted with realities (the actual manifestation of those possibilities) to explore planners’ emphasis on principles of practice and their relegation of ... More


Planning in an Obdurate World

Robert A. Beauregard

in Planning Matter: Acting with Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297255
eISBN:
9780226297422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

In this chapter I explore the way in which planners confront the obduracy of the material world; that is, its resistance. Two cases--one involving a redevelopment project in New York City and the ... More


Temporalities

Robert A. Beauregard

in Planning Matter: Acting with Things

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226297255
eISBN:
9780226297422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226297422.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter explores the various ways in which time appears in planning practice, particularly as it involves differentiating between a problematic present and a desired future and the centrality of ... More


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