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Entrepreneurial Spirits

Richard E. Ocejo

in Upscaling Downtown: From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155166
eISBN:
9781400852635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155166.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines entrepreneurialism in the form of small-business ownership as an example of local place making. It starts with an episode from a community board meeting that shows how ... More


Landschaft and Place-Making at George Washington’s Ferry Farm

James A. Nyman and Brooke Kenline

in Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061559
eISBN:
9780813051468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061559.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Ferry Farm is perhaps best known as the site of George Washington’s boyhood home. However, between the early eighteenth century and the Civil War, it was intermittently the site of multiple ... More


Occult Losses

Sumathi Ramaswamy

in The Lost Land of Lemuria: Fabulous Geographies, Catastrophic Histories

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240322
eISBN:
9780520931855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240322.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the losses around Lemuria from the point of view of Euro-American occultists. It examines Lemuria's place in occult labors of loss around disappeared worlds and vanished pasts. ... More


Designing the company Arcadia

Helena Chance

in The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Rowheath Park at Bournville (from 1921) and the Hills and Dales Park, the Old Barn Club and Old River Park, made for NCR employees between 1906 and 1939, are highly significant to the history of ... More


Place making and large estates: theory and practice

Stephen Hall and Rob Rowlands

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the concept of place making in relation to large estates. It proposes an analytical framework for assessing the process of place making in large estates and considers the ... More


Conclusions

Stephan Hall, Ronald van Kempen, Iván Tosics, and Karien Dekker

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on post-Second World War restructuring of large housing estates in Europe. The case studies presented in this book have clarified several issues ... More


Neighborhood as Refuge: Community Reconstruction, Place Remaking, and Environmental Justice in the City

Isabelle Anguelovski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026925
eISBN:
9780262322188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026925.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book is an international comparative study of three critical and emblematic minority and low-income neighborhoods whose residents have organized to holistically improve local environmental ... More


Setting the scene: ritual performance and place-making in everyday life

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter develops the book’s analytical framework and situates the monograph within the field of studies on migration and religion. It argues that ritual performance can be used as a ‘cultural ... More


A California Detour on the Road to Italy: The Hubcap Ranch, the Napa Valley, and Italian American Identity

Laura E. Ruberto

in Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823257966
eISBN:
9780823268924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257966.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the Hubcap Ranch, located in the heart of Pope Valley, near Napa, in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Constructed by Emanuele “Litto” Damonte, the Hubcap Ranch is one of at ... More


Mapping Citizenship in India

Anupama Roy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066743
eISBN:
9780199080069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066743.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This study contributes to the ongoing debate on the theory of citizenship. It traces the Citizenship Act of India, 1955 — from its inception, through various amendments (1986, 2003, and 2005), its ... More


Embedding mega-events: staging spectacles in changing cities

Maurice Roche

in Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117083
eISBN:
9781526128416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117083.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter argues that the ‘spectacle’ of mega-events needs to be understood particularly at the level of host cities, and at that level in both in positive and negative terms and also in short and ... More


Lisbon Rappers and the Labor of Location

Derek Pardue

in Cape Verde, Let's Go: Creole Rappers and Citizenship in Portugal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039676
eISBN:
9780252097768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039676.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the relationship of the microstructures of Kriolu phonemes and morphemes to Kriolu rap's narrative themes of discontented diaspora and unfulfilled membership. After providing a ... More


The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 1986: The ‘Politics of Place-making’ and Suspect Citizenship

Anupama Roy

in Mapping Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066743
eISBN:
9780199080069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066743.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the politics of place-making, the marking out of ethno-spaces, and the setting in motion of a process whereby citizenship's association with descent is affirmed. Since the ... More


Understanding place and public policy

Robin Hambleton

in Leading the inclusive city: Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447304975
eISBN:
9781447311843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304975.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter argues that place should play a much more prominent role in policy making. The meaning of place is considered and five reasons for paying more attention to place are outlined: 1) ... More


Creating people-friendly cities

Robin Hambleton

in Leading the inclusive city: Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447304975
eISBN:
9781447311843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304975.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter starts out with a discussion of human happiness and notes that established measures of ‘living standards’ – like GDP and GDP-per-capita – are criticised because they provide an ... More


Introduction: Landscapes of Difference

Willow S. Lung-Amam

in Trespassers?: Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293892
eISBN:
9780520967229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293892.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter discusses how landscapes are shaped by the many meanings, values, and ideas of their users, and how these can change as new groups arrive with their own ideas and patterns ... More


The Role of Ideology in Emerging Hierarchies at Late Archaic and Early Horizon Sites along the Central Coast of Peru

Jessica Joyce Christie and Matthew Piscitelli

in Ritual and Archaic States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062785
eISBN:
9780813051703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062785.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses how stone monuments at selected Late Archaic (3000–1800 B.C.) and Early Horizon (1200–200 B.C.) sites on the north central coast of Peru provide insights into social ... More


Conclusion

Catherine Allerton

in Potent Landscapes: Place and Mobility in Eastern Indonesia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836320
eISBN:
9780824869540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836320.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter narrates how the Wae Rebo inhabitants had rebuilt their communal drum house with a series of rituals. The first ritual required elders to place a chain saw at the base of a ... More


Dialing Up the Past

Erik Champion and Bharat Dave

in Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033534
eISBN:
9780262269742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033534.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the role of “place” as a structuring concept for virtual heritage environments, and draws upon concepts from architecture, cultural geography, and theory in virtual environments ... More


Reshaping the gray spaces: resident self-provisioning and urban form in Detroit

Kimberley Kinder

in Why Detroit Matters: Decline, Renewal and Hope in a Divided City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327868
eISBN:
9781447327882
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327868.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Policies of neoliberalism and austerity are eroding government capacity and increasing environmental inequity in cities nationwide. One important consequence is the inadequacy of basic services ... More


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