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Debates of Distraction: Our Inability to See the Incendiary for the Spark

Gregory L. Simon

in Flame and Fortune in the American West: Urban Development, Environmental Change, and the Great Oakland Hills Fire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292802
eISBN:
9780520966161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292802.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter presents two debates that illustrate how key decision-makers become mired in ideologically contentious disagreements, and how these issues distract nearly all parties from directly ... More


Sidewalk City: Remapping Public Space in Ho Chi Minh City

Annette Miae Kim

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226119229
eISBN:
9780226119366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226119366.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Sidewalk City re-maps public space in order to unveil contemporary spatial practices and to explore future possibilities. In the midst of historic migration and urbanization, our limited public ... More


Policy, law and rights

Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay

in Living on the Margins: Undocumented Migrants in A Global City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447319368
eISBN:
9781447319399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319368.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

The focus of this chapter on the creation and positioning of undocumented migrants within policy, law and human rights frameworks. We explore the European agreements, international rights’ frameworks ... More


Seen and Unseen: Ho Chi Minh City’s Sidewalk Life

Annette Miae Kim

in Sidewalk City: Remapping Public Space in Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226119229
eISBN:
9780226119366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226119366.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter introduces Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s sidewalk life as an exemplar case in the midst of the current global foment where governments and people are searching for new ways to use and ... More


Drawing New Lines on the Pavement: Street Vendors and Property Rights in Public Space

Annette Miae Kim

in Sidewalk City: Remapping Public Space in Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226119229
eISBN:
9780226119366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226119366.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter focuses on the most controversial issue about sidewalks in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and in many cities around the globe: street vending. Legal scholars agree that property rights theory ... More


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