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Barrios and Planning Ideology: The Failure of Suburbia and the Dialectics of New Urbanism

David R. Diaz

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/9780814784044.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter challenges current planning ideology by claiming that what is being called “New Urbanism” is in reality “barrio urbanism” or “Latina/o urbanism.” The social function of the city that New ... More


Intelligently Steering Toward More Communitarian Technological Societies

Taylor Dotson

in Technically Together: Reconstructing Community in a Networked World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036382
eISBN:
9780262340861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036382.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter applies the intelligent trial-and-error framework developed by Edward Woodhouse and David Collingridge to technologies that impact community life. The framework has generally been used ... More


A Geography of Somewhere

John Scott Watson

in Prairie Crossing: Creating an American Conservation Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039867
eISBN:
9780252097973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039867.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the goal of Prairie Crossing: to create a geography of somewhere, a place where residents would feel invested enough to volunteer their time to create genuine community. It ... More


Getting the Neighborhood Back

Emily Talen

in Neighborhood

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190907495
eISBN:
9780190907525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190907495.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

While the opening up of the city and the loss of neighborhood identity was not universally lamented, many planners, sociologists, and social reformers reacted to the decline by trying to plan the ... More


Epilogue: Political Culture and the Future of the City

Thomas D. Wilson

in The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter offers an analysis of conceptual differences among political cultures rooted in colonial history related to urban design, environmental planning, climate science and other fields where ... More


Neighborhood Supply Issues

Marlon Boarnet and Randall C. Crane

in Travel by Design: The Influence of Urban Form on Travel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195123951
eISBN:
9780197561317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195123951.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Chapter 3 reviewed the literature regarding the influence of the built environment on travel behavior, and chapter 4 then described one way the issue might be usefully studied. The empirical work ... More


Lessons for Research and Practice

Marlon Boarnet and Randall C. Crane

in Travel by Design: The Influence of Urban Form on Travel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195123951
eISBN:
9780197561317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195123951.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

Transportation problems seem to offer no end of interesting policy wrinkles and technical challenges, but despite the promise of each new technological innovation, financial windfall, and dazzling ... More


The Demand for Travel

Marlon Boarnet and Randall C. Crane

in Travel by Design: The Influence of Urban Form on Travel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195123951
eISBN:
9780197561317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195123951.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Economic Geography

As described in chapter 1, the new urban designs are part philosophy, part art, part economics, and part social optimism. Still, a key to their popularity is the open embrace of conventional and ... More


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