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City Tales

Deidre Helen Crumbley

in Saved and Sanctified: The Rise of a Storefront Church in Great Migration Philadelphia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813039848
eISBN:
9780813043791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813039848.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the social history of Philadelphia's religious landscape, where as late as the 1800s Africans were observed singing “in their own tongue.” This chapter also examines the rise of ... More


A Quality Education for Whom?

Willow S. Lung-Amam

in Trespassers?: Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293892
eISBN:
9780520967229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293892.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter considers how migrants' educational priorities and practices reshaped Silicon Valley neighborhoods and schools. For many Asian American families, high-performing schools have been among ... More


Why Boundary Lines Matter So Much—and What We Have Done about Them

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley

in When the Fences Come Down: Twenty-First-Century Lessons from Metropolitan School Desegregation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627830
eISBN:
9781469627854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627830.003.0002
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter carefully describes how school district boundaries help structure segregation in our highly urbanized country. Drawing upon evidence from education, sociology, political science and law, ... More


Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Lisa Uddin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816679119
eISBN:
9781452950587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679119.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Why do we feel bad at the zoo? In a fascinating counterhistory of American zoos in the 1960s and 1970s, Lisa Uddin revisits the familiar narrative of zoo reform, from naked cages to more naturalistic ... More


Zoo Slum Clearance in Washington, D.C.

Lisa Uddin

in Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816679119
eISBN:
9781452950587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679119.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Chapter Two traces the revitalization of the National Zoo through twenty years of master planning. I situate changes in the zoo’s physical geography as symptomatic of and responsive to a civic ... More


How Long? How Long?: Mounting Frustration within the Black Majority, 1956–1968

Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove

in Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635866
eISBN:
9781469635873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635866.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with urban renewal, which destroyed the entire quadrant of Southwest Washington in the late 1950s. The catastrophic impact of urban renewal helped catalyze an era of grassroots ... More


The Stages of Neighborhood Transition

Jan Lin

in Taking Back the Boulevard: Art, Activism, and Gentrification in Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479809806
eISBN:
9781479862429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809806.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter outlines the “stage model of gentrification” and neighborhood transition in Northeast LA through historical periods of emergence of the streetcar suburbs, then decline with the rise of ... More


To Bus or Not to Bus

J. Harvie Wilkinson

in From Brown to Bakke: The Supreme Court and School Integration: 1945-1978

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195025675
eISBN:
9780197559963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195025675.003.0014
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The Supreme Court in Swann drove the yellow school bus down the road of racial reform. And a bumpy journey it would prove to be. Why, one wonders, did the Court choose busing among all the ... More


It’s Turned into a Race Thing: White Innocence and the Old Neighborhood

Rebecca J. Kinney

in Beautiful Wasteland: The Rise of Detroit As America's Postindustrial Frontier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816697564
eISBN:
9781452955162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697564.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The first chapter examines a twenty-first century location of a public narrative, an Internet discussion board, in order to analyze the narrative of Detroit’s nostalgic past. The past is frequently ... More


Mohini’s Bodies

Lisa Uddin

in Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816679119
eISBN:
9781452950587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679119.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Chapter Three follows the acquisition, exhibition and breeding of Mohini, a magnetic female Bengal white tiger. I argue that Mohini’s varied bodies both reinforced and jeopardized the zoo’s ... More


White Open Spaces in San Diego County

Lisa Uddin

in Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816679119
eISBN:
9781452950587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679119.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Chapter Four investigates the suburban attitudes and borrowed views embedded in San Diego’s zoo designs by reading the planning and promotion of their open-air, mixed species exhibits against a ... More


Looking Endangered

Lisa Uddin

in Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816679119
eISBN:
9781452950587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679119.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Chapter Five takes up the regionally specific ways that planners of San Diego’s Wild Animal Park figured the southern white rhinoceros as endangered, asking how the species came to embody the quality ... More


Epilogue: A Constant Struggle

Crystal R. Sanders

in A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

While the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM) Head Start program ended in 1968, its legacy is seen in the confidence cultivated in many CDGM women who had long been ignored and cast aside. ... More


On Feeling Bad at the Zoo

Lisa Uddin

in Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816679119
eISBN:
9781452950587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679119.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Zoo Renewal is not an attempt to explain away or fix that sinking feeling we might experience when looking at a living animal in its zoo enclosure; its tonalities may well exceed interpretation or ... More


As Brown Saw the Problem

J. Harvie Wilkinson

in From Brown to Bakke: The Supreme Court and School Integration: 1945-1978

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195025675
eISBN:
9780197559963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195025675.003.0008
Subject:
Education, History of Education

There is always a nostalgia for simple times past, times when the knight on a white horse rode forth to save the beautiful princess from the bad guys. Never mind that the princess had no defensible ... More


Shame and the Naked Cage

Lisa Uddin

in Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816679119
eISBN:
9781452950587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679119.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Chapter One, focuses on the seminal role of the “naked cage” as a widely condemned design staple by tracking its iterations across radically different sites of zoo revitalization, and the specific ... More


Busing Moves West and North: Denver and Boston

J. Harvie Wilkinson

in From Brown to Bakke: The Supreme Court and School Integration: 1945-1978

Published in print:
1979
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195025675
eISBN:
9780197559963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195025675.003.0015
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Busing students for integration did not please Senator John C. Stennis of Mississippi. “[P]arents,” said he, “are not going to permit their children to be boxed up and crated and hauled around the ... More


The Business of the Urban Housing Crisis

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

in Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653662
eISBN:
9781469653686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653662.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

By the 1970s, the sustained vacation of cities by White Americans shrunk the tax base needed to improve urban housing. Additionally, funding for domestic programs was compromised by the cost of the ... More


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