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Suburban Networks and Urban Villages: Community and the Built Environment

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/9780262036382.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter interrogates the built environment with respect to its compatibility with thick community. Echoing and extending the analyses of Jane Jacobs and Ray Oldenburg, it is argued that much of ... More


Lessening the Obduracy of Networked Urbanity

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/9780262036382.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter outlines the constellation of economic, political, and cultural barriers to more communitarian urban spaces. The momentum of suburbia is shown to have as much to do with entrenched ... More


Home and Migration

John Wei

in Queer Chinese Cultures and Mobilities: Kinship, Migration, and Middle Classes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528271
eISBN:
9789882206304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528271.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In the context of transnational and border-crossing migration, this chapter focuses on the newly emerged (post-2008) queer films created by and for queer people, and the underlying queer mobilities ... More


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