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In Suburbia

Chester E. Finn and Andrew E. Scanlan

in Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Present, and Future of Advanced Placement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691178721
eISBN:
9780691185828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691178721.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

This chapter explores the Advanced Placement (AP) program in suburban school districts. Even as urban centers like Fort Worth and New York typify today's livelier venues for AP expansion, the program ... More


Growth Pains and Policy

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the evolution and efficacy of Montgomery County's growth policy as a technique for staging growth in concert with the expansion of public facilities and in light of concerns for ... More


The Agricultural Reserve

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the strategy and tactics of planning politics in the creation of Montgomery County's Agricultural Reserve and in protecting it from fragmentation by exurban subdivisions and ... More


The Public Interest

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines whether Montgomery County's planning politics served the public interest. It first considers the various schools of thought regarding the public interest, including ... More


Errors in Corridor City Planning

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines how planning errors combined with developer violations, public protests, politics, economic recession, and environmental impacts to create a major development scandal and ... More


Trials in Corridor City Planning

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the problems that arose during the planning and development of three corridor cities in Montgomery County: Rockville, Gaithersburg, and Germantown. The idea of corridor cities ... More


Child of the Jim Crow South

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter tells the story of the Depression-era, Jim Crow world from which Julius LeVonne Chambers emerged, recounting his childhood, family, and formative experiences. LeVonne Chambers (Julius ... More


Planning Politics

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines how planning politics produced a distinctive pattern of development in Montgomery County over a century of land use decisions. It introduces a conceptual framework to help make ... More


Learning from a Century of Planning Politics

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book examines the impact of planning politics on the public interest by focusing on the case of Montgomery County and its land use policy. In particular, it considers Montgomery's pioneering ... More


The Importance of Planning and Politics

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book concludes with a discussion of Montgomery County's contribution to understanding planning politics. Montgomery's experience highlights the complementary roles and reasoning processes of ... More


On Wedges and Corridors

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the decade-long political struggle for regime change that resulted in the adoption of Montgomery County's General Plan, On Wedges and Corridors: A General Plan for the ... More


Retrofitting Suburbia

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on the trials, tribulations, and results of planning and managing redevelopment of two activity centers in Montgomery County: Friendship Heights and the Hills and Bethesda. It ... More


The Death and Life of Silver Spring

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the decline and revival of Silver Spring, the oldest commercial center in Montgomery County, and the important lessons it offers. The growth of Silver Spring followed a ... More


The End of Suburbia?

Royce Hanson

in Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on White Flint, a 400-acre obsolete commercial strip on Montgomery County's most congested roadway, and some of the important lessons it offers with respect to successful ... More


Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Royce Hanson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Land use policy is at the center of suburban political economies because everything has to happen somewhere but nothing happens by itself. This book explores how well a century of strategic land-use ... More


The Ray Brothers

Harry Bolick, Tony Russell, T. DeWayne Moore, Joyce A. Cauthen, and David Evans

in Fiddle Tunes from Mississippi: Commercial and Informal Recordings, 1920-2018

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496835796
eISBN:
9781496835833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496835796.003.0040
Subject:
Music, History, American

William E. Ray (1896–1971) was a notable fiddler of his day and place. He won the Kosciusko fiddlers’ contest on at least one occasion (believed to be in the early 1930s), and was recalled by Hoyt ... More


“America Is a Sick Place, and Man Is on the Critical List,”: Speech Delivered at Loop College, Chicago, Illinois, May 27, 1970

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck

in The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.003.0014
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the spring of 1970, Fannie Lou Hamer was in Chicago’s Loop College as part of its “Decade of Civil Rights History, 1960–1970” speakers’ series. Founded in 1962, Loop College, now known as Harold ... More


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