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The Motoring Public and Neighborhood Erasure: The Culture and Practice of Postwar Transportation Planning

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In the period immediately following World War II, the federal government made tremendous investments in urban renewal and highway infrastructure. Many of the city's largest downtown-based ... More


Untangling the “Messy” Asian City

Jeffrey Hou and Manish Chalana

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter outlines the rubric of “messy urbanism” in terms of its significance, threats, and theoretical frameworks. Messiness is simultaneously a range of urban conditions and a notion that we ... More


Translating Theory into Practice: Urban Planning at UCLA

Edward W. Soja

in Seeking Spatial Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666676
eISBN:
9781452946870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666676.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the role of the University of California in the Los Angeles Urban Planning (UCLAUP) in Los Angeles and the urban community in the resurgence of labor-community coalition ... More


Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Manish Chalana (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

Seemingly messy and chaotic, the landscapes and urban life of cities in Asia possess an order and hierarchy which often challenge understanding and appreciation. With a cross-disciplinary group of ... More


Urban Planning and the Rebuilding of Port-au-Prince

Harley F. Etienne

in The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681310
eISBN:
9781452948638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681310.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

In an effort to bridge the local and state deliberations scholar Harley Etienne pushes academics and national and international leaders within the world of politics and social service to take ... More


Shinjuku 新宿‎: Messy Urbanism at the Metabolic Crossroads

Ken Tadashi Oshima

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The multifarious, multi-layered urban structure of Tokyo, building on the historical and geological underpinnings of Edo, challenges western models of orderly urban planning. Rather than following a ... More


The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development

Millery Polyné (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681310
eISBN:
9781452948638
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681310.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The Idea of Haiti critically examines the politics of Haiti’s past—its “facts and fables”—and how these narratives illuminate our understanding of the domestic and transnational structures in place ... More


The Alliance for Progress: A Case Study of Failure of International Commitments to Haiti

Wien Weibert Arthus

in The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681310
eISBN:
9781452948638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681310.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The work of Wien Weibert Arthus demonstrates the complexity of desire when nations attempted to mold themselves to U.S. foreign policy strategies. An anticommunist Haiti proved to be insufficient to ... More


Twenty-First-Century Haiti—A New Normal?: A Conversation with Four Scholars of Haiti

Alex Dupuy, Robert Fatton, Évelyne Trouillot, and Tatiana Wah

in The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681310
eISBN:
9781452948638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681310.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Lastly, the enlightening conversation between four leading scholars on Haiti, Alex Dupuy, Tatiana Wah, Robert Fatton, Jr. and Èvelyne Trouillot explicates Haiti’s relationship with the international ... More


Cholera and the Camps: Reaping the Republic of NGOs

Mark Schuller

in The Idea of Haiti: Rethinking Crisis and Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681310
eISBN:
9781452948638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681310.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Similarly, anthropologist Mark Schuller examines social health risks in urban neighborhoods, specifically cholera, in which these health threats were amplified by measures taken by NGOs. ... More


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