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A Tale of Four Neighborhoods

Karl F. Seidman

in Coming Home to New Orleans: Neighborhood Rebuilding After Katrina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945511
eISBN:
9780199333189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945511.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter Five contrasts recovery in four neighborhoods adjacent to Broad Street near downtown New Orleans. The varied experiences across these neighborhoods are more representative of New Orleans’ ... More


A “Salvable Neighborhood”: Urban Renewal, Model Cities, and the Rise of a Social Planning Regime

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/9780226290287.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

By the 1960s the urban renewal program was well underway, and it was largely controlled by the downtown planning regime. The San Francisco Redevelopment Agency (SFRA) had cleared over 1,280 acres in ... More


The Return to the City within a City: The Mission Coalition Organization and the Devolution of Planning Power

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/9780226290287.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Neighborhood groups like the Mission Council on Redevelopment and later the Mission Coalition Organization were eager to collaborate with the SFRA. But under urban renewal law, the SFRA was unable to ... More


Who Holds Final Authority?: The San Francisco Redevelopment Agency and the Mission Council on Redevelopment

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/9780226290287.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter details the surprising encounter between the neighborhood-based planning groups and the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency (SFRA). The neighborhood groups had originally invited the SFRA ... More


Broadmoor Lives

Karl F. Seidman

in Coming Home to New Orleans: Neighborhood Rebuilding After Katrina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945511
eISBN:
9780199333189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945511.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter Three details resident-led efforts to rebuild the heavily flooded Broadmoor neighborhood. An existing neighborhood association worked with emerging leaders to complete a neighborhood plan, ... More


Community action and planning: Contexts, drivers and outcomes

Nick Gallent and Daniela Ciaffi (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447315162
eISBN:
9781447315186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315162.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

With trust in top-down government faltering, community-based groups around the world are displaying an ever-greater appetite to take control of their own lives and neighbourhoods. Government, for its ... More


Institution building for localist futures

Jane Wills

in Locating Localism: Statecraft, Citizenship and Democracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323037
eISBN:
9781447323051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323037.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Picking up the themes raised by the previous two chapters, this chapter focuses on the creation of neighbourhood forums as a product of the Localist Act (2011). New rights to neighbourhood planning ... More


Community-based planning and plans

Nick Gallent and Steve Robinson

in Neighbourhood planning: Communities, networks and governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300069
eISBN:
9781447307648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300069.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Looks at the history of planning at a community scale in England and particularly at the use of parish plans in rural areas. It considers the use of these plans for communities themselves and for the ... More


Connecting community to the post-regeneration era

Peter Matthews and Dave O’Brien

in After Urban Regeneration: Communities, policy and place

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447324157
eISBN:
9781447324171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324157.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter extends the idea of Britain being in a post-regeneration era by detailing key policies enacted by the UK Coalition Government, and governments in Scotland and Wales since 2010. A ... More


Messy Urbanism and Space for Community Engagement in China

Daniel Benjamin Abramson

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/9789888208333.003.0012
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

In China, political leaders, professional planners and designers, and the public at large typically view the modernization of cities as a matter of ordering them. Many outside observers, awed by the ... More


Who participates in regeneration?

Georgina Blakeley and Brendan Evans

in The regeneration of east Manchester: A political analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719084409
eISBN:
9781781707708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084409.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter evaluates the nature and extent of resident involvement in the regeneration of east Manchester taking into account the temporal and spatial realities of the area. Participation in formal ... More


Localism and its antecedents

Nick Gallent and Steve Robinson

in Neighbourhood planning: Communities, networks and governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300069
eISBN:
9781447307648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300069.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the latest local government policy developments and roots them in a wider debate concerning the legitimate function of the state in respect of planning and service delivery. A ... More


How the planning system lost its legitimacy, and how to regain it

Shaun Spiers

in How to Build Houses and Save the Countryside

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447339991
eISBN:
9781447346661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339991.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter details the mess of the current planning system and suggests how planning can win back a degree of legitimacy. Planning has become a battleground. The system almost ensures that ... More


Locating Localism: Statecraft, Citizenship and Democracy

Jane Wills

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323037
eISBN:
9781447323051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323037.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Locating localism explores the development of localism as a new mode of statecraft and its implications for the practice of citizenship in England. The book takes the long view of this new policy ... More


Tyre of the Western Seas

MIGUEL A. Bretos

in Matanzas: The Cuba Nobody Knows

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038100
eISBN:
9780813041568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038100.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Between 1800 and the 1880s, Matanzas experienced an impressive urban expansion. Growth was so obvious that a city booster suggested Matanzas be known as “the Tyre of the Western Seas” after the ... More


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