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Borrowed Social Performance: Labour and Community Organizations in Los Angeles and Long Beach, California

Gary Hytrek

in Secondary Cities: Exploring Uneven Development in Dynamic Urban Regions of the Global North

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529212075
eISBN:
9781529212105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529212075.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

The concept of borrowed size is typically applied to analyzing economic performance. This chapter explores the potential social performance benefits of such proximity and networks. Applying this ... More


A Living Wage in Long Beach

Ray Brescia

in The Future of Change: How Technology Shapes Social Revolutions

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748110
eISBN:
9781501748134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748110.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes a campaign to raise the minimum wage for hotel workers in Long Beach, California, exploring the deft use of the social change matrix to address income inequality in a way that ... More


To the Beaches

in Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City of Angels

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268838
eISBN:
9780520948860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268838.003.0029
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes a tour to the beaches which takes the following route: Los Angeles–Culver City–Venice–Redondo–Wilmington–Long Beach–Seal Beach–Huntington Beach–Newport–Balboa–Laguna ... More


Crafting Productive Partnerships on an American Waterfront

Russell Brewer

in Policing the Waterfront: Networks, Partnerships, and the Governance of Port Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199687367
eISBN:
9780191783012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687367.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Public International Law

Chapter 4 explores the extent of public and private linkages, and the significance of social capital in shaping policing activities at the first of two case study waterfronts—the Los Angeles/Long ... More


“Calitopia”: New Models for Cities

Peter J. Holliday

in American Arcadia: California and the Classical Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190256517
eISBN:
9780190256548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190256517.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

This chapter examines how the classicizing Beaux-Arts architecture at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago inspired Southland communities to fashion civic identities. California civic ... More


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