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Consolidation, Stagnation, Breakup

Stephen J. Collier

in Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines Soviet developments in the industrial city of Rodniki. Development in Rodniki was delayed even longer than in Belaya Kalitva. A city plan was not approved until the late 1960s; ... More


 “Zion Shall Be Built”: Architecture and City Planning

Terryl C. Givens

in People of Paradox: A History of Mormon Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167115
eISBN:
9780199785599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167115.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The first Mormon structure was the Kirtland Temple, followed by the grander Nauvoo Temple. In Utah, Mormons built ward houses (often called chapels), tabernacles, and more temples. Their architecture ... More


‘Simple Solutions to Complex Problems’: The Greater London Council and the Greater London Development Plan, 1965–1973

JOHN DAVIS

in Civil Society in British History: Ideas, Identities, Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260201
eISBN:
9780191717352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260201.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Historians' preoccupation with planning as intellectual history threatens to obscure the process by which planners came into contact with ‘real’ societies, and the kind of negotiation entailed when ... 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


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


Global city planning

Peter Newman

in The Future of Sustainable Cities: Critical Reflections

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847426673
eISBN:
9781447305545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426673.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores London's status as a global city and the impact of this on public policy. It examines current policy priorities, in particular for planning and economic development, based on ... More


The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City's Unbuilt Subway System

Joseph B. Raskin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253692
eISBN:
9780823261109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253692.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The Routes Not Built discusses the unrealized plans to extend New York City’s subway and commuter rail system beyond the limits of the system as it now exists. It examines the reasons why the transit ... More


Chenangoes: The Replanning of Freight Flows in New York City

Jacob Shell

in Transportation and Revolt: Pigeons, Mules, Canals, and the Vanishing Geographies of Subversive Mobility

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029339
eISBN:
9780262330404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029339.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The preceding chapters of the book are primarily focused on rural or inter-urban transportation. This final chapter suggests that, at least in some places, top-down fears of patterns of subversive ... More


Coming Home to New Orleans: Neighborhood Rebuilding After Katrina

Karl F. Seidman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945511
eISBN:
9780199333189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945511.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book documents grassroots rebuilding efforts in New Orleans neighborhoods after hurricane Katrina and draws lessons on their contribution to the post-disaster recovery of cities. Two ... More


‘Beautifying and Improving the City’: The pursuit of a Monumental Dundee during the Twentieth Century

Charles McKean

in Jute No More: Transforming Dundee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845860905
eISBN:
9781474406031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845860905.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter discusses the taste for grand planning and monumentalism in Dundee — a constant demand that its commercial and industrial importance be matched by its architecture — that was initiated ... More


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