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Crisis Cities: Disaster and Redevelopment in New York and New Orleans

Kevin Fox Gotham and Miriam Greenberg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199752225
eISBN:
9780199371983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752225.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies, Science, Technology and Environment

This book blends critical theoretical insight with a historically grounded comparative study to examine the form, trajectory, and contradictions of redevelopment efforts following the 9/11 and ... More


Fighting “Negro Clearance”: Black Elites and Urban Redevelopment Policy

Preston H. Smith

in Racial Democracy and the Black Metropolis: Housing Policy in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816637027
eISBN:
9781452945811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816637027.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores the class conflict that occurred between national black elites and a coalition of local black civic, neighborhood, and business leaders over slum clearance and urban ... More


The Policy and Politics of Urban Redevelopment

Debbie Becher

in Private Property and Public Power: Eminent Domain in Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199322541
eISBN:
9780199394746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199322541.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter synthesizes national histories of urban redevelopment and eminent domain policies to provide the context in which the research on Philadelphia in the 1990s and 2000s, presented in the ... More


The Legacy Effect of Squatter Settlements on Urban Redevelopment

Ignacio A. Navarro and Geoffrey K. Turnbull

in Urbanization and Development: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199590148
eISBN:
9780191595493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590148.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

The chapter presents a theoretical model that seeks to answer the question of why former squatter settlements tend to upgrade/redevelop at a slower pace than otherwise similar settlements originating ... More


Urban Redevelopment and Mexican American Barrios in the Socio-Spatial Order

Nestor Rodriguez

in Latino Urbanism: The Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784044
eISBN:
9780814724705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784044.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses the effects of urban redevelopment on Mexican American barrios. It shows how redevelopment policy has conferred little benefit, social or economic, on barrio communities in ... More


The endogenous dynamics of urban renewal and gentrification in Seoul

Seong-Kyu Ha

in Global gentrifications: Uneven development and displacement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313472
eISBN:
9781447313502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313472.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter discusses the endogenous dynamics of urban renewal in Seoul, South Korea, and terms it ‘renewal-induced gentrification’. Seoul has been witnessing one of the world’s most aggressive ... More


Community responses to displacement as a result of (re)development

Marjorie Mayo

in Changing Communities: Stories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447329312
eISBN:
9781447329466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329312.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses upon community responses to dispossession and displacement as a result of (re)development. Having summarised varying definitions and approaches the chapter moves on to explore ... More


Potential Thugs and Gangsters: Youth and the Spatial Politics of Urban Redevelopment

Jennifer Tilton

in Dangerous or Endangered?: Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783115
eISBN:
9780814784273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783115.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines Oakland's urban redevelopment from a citywide perspective, with particular emphasis on the relationship between the politics of youth and the spatial politics of urban ... More


Between economic revival and social disruption: the redevelopment of Greater Downtown and the emergence of new socio-spatial inequalities

René Kreichauf

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/9781447327868.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter analyzes Detroit’s approaches to redeveloping its Downtown and Midtown and the consequences for the urban society. To do so, it briefly presents neo-Marxist perspectives on the study of ... More


Neighborhood Nonprofits Tap Outside Resources for Development

Carolyn T. Adams

in From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines how community nonprofit organizations are mobilizing substantial outside funding, including government support, to preserve and rebuild disadvantaged neighborhoods in greater ... More


Wresting the New From the Once Modern

in The Third City: Chicago and American Urbanism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226042930
eISBN:
9780226042954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042954.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines urban redevelopment in Chicago. It explores the strategies used to replan and rebuild local public housing communities and the logic of public housing redevelopment in ... More


Jazz Bubble: Neoclassical Jazz in Neoliberal Culture

Dale Chapman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520279377
eISBN:
9780520968219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520279377.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Hailed by corporate, philanthropic, and governmental organizations as a metaphor for democratic interaction and business dynamics, contemporary jazz culture has a story to tell about the relationship ... More


Third-Sector Organizations Reshape Central Cities

Carolyn T. Adams

in From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines suburban influence in city institutions that are redeveloping urban spaces and, in the process, building new centers of gravity within the city. In the past twenty years ... More


Conclusion: Harnessing the Third Sector to Benefit the City

Carolyn T. Adams

in From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book concludes by reiterating the central role played by Third-Sector organizations in urban redevelopment in greater Philadelphia as powerful sources of money and influence from the suburbs. It ... More


Definitely in My Backyard: Welcome Nuisances

Gregory Smithsimon

in September 12: Community and Neighborhood Recovery at Ground Zero

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740842
eISBN:
9780814771129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740842.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines the third stage in the ongoing reciprocal relationship between space and social relations in Battery Park City. In the first stage, people shaped space; in the second stage, ... More


Mobility and Insecurity: Dilemmas of the Black Middle Class

Todd M. Michney

in Surrogate Suburbs: Black Upward Mobility and Neighborhood Change in Cleveland, 1900-1980

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631943
eISBN:
9781469631967
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631943.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers the structural factors and life dilemmas upwardly mobile black Clevelanders faced even after achieving geographic mobility, and explicates the dynamic whereby less-affluent ... More


Chicago and American Urbanism

in The Third City: Chicago and American Urbanism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226042930
eISBN:
9780226042954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042954.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the lesson that can be learned by urban redevelopment in Chicago and comments on the alternative scenarios offered in Richard Florida's The Rise of the Creative Class and ... More


Reclaiming City Image and Street Livability: Projeto Rio Cidade, Rio de Janeiro

Vicente del Rio

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the concepts behind Projeto Rio Cidade, an urban redevelopment program launched in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1993 to revitalize commercial corridors and neighborhood centers ... More


Changing Communities: Stories of Migration, Displacement and Solidarities

Marjorie Mayo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447329312
eISBN:
9781447329466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329312.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This book brings theoretical understandings of migration and displacement (including displacement as a result of urban redevelopment programmes) together with empirical illustrations of the varying ... More


Conclusion The Tragic City

N. D. B. Connolly

in A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226115146
eISBN:
9780226135250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135250.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

In addition to wrapping up the central themes covered in this book, the conclusion details the fate of Miami’s Central Negro District, also known as Overtown, shortly after the building of ... More


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