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Good Clean Fun

John Macdonald, Charles Branas, and Robert Stokes

in Changing Places: The Science and Art of New Urban Planning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195216
eISBN:
9780691197791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195216.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter presents an in-depth examination of how the design of entertainment districts and public parks impacts the health and safety of neighborhoods. Many place-based changes are initially ... More


Capitalism’s Critics

Geoff Mulgan

in The Locust and the Bee: Predators and Creators in Capitalism's Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691165745
eISBN:
9781400866199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165745.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the consistent criticisms that have been made of capitalism over two centuries and that continue to be made. They have damned capitalism as a conspiracy of the powerful; as the ... More


The Role of Private Action in Controlling Crime

Philip J. Cook and John MacDonald

in Controlling Crime: Strategies and Tradeoffs

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226115122
eISBN:
9780226115139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115139.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter first discusses the downward trend in crime during the last three decades, and the possible explanations for it, including increases in private security. It then considers the incentives ... More


Modernizing Main Street: Architecture and Consumer Culture in the New Deal

Gabrielle Esperdy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226218007
eISBN:
9780226218021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226218021.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

An important part of the New Deal, the Modernization Credit Plan helped transform urban business districts and small-town commercial strips across 1930s America, but it has since been almost ... More


Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Wei Li

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This innovative work provides a new model for the analysis of ethnic and racial settlement patterns in the United States and Canada. Ethnoburbs—suburban ethnic clusters of residential areas and ... More


The Governance of Homelessness and Public Space

Benjamin Holtzman

in The Long Crisis: New York City and the Path to Neoliberalism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190843700
eISBN:
9780190843731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843700.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1980s New York City, residents and officials grappled with the extraordinary growth of people experiencing homelessness residing in public spaces. Public homelessness emerged at a time of rising ... More


Shaping Cities and the Social Relationships Within Them: Cars, Boundaries, and the Provision of People Services

Mario Polèse

in The Wealth and Poverty of Cities: Why Nations Matter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190053710
eISBN:
9780190053741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190053710.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Some cities are more compact, and others are more sprawled; some are more segregated by class or race, and others are more socially cohesive. The outcomes are always in part shaped by national ... More


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