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Origins of a Grid, Part 2

Stephen Doheny-Farina

in The Grid and the Village: Losing Electricity, Finding Community, Surviving Disaster

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089776
eISBN:
9780300133820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089776.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter discusses the construction of the Seaway and power dam on the St. Lawrence River in the Louisville Landing region, and gives details about Louisville Landing, which was a primary port of ... More


Project Management

in Rebuilding Mostar: Urban Reconstruction in a War Zone

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239031
eISBN:
9781846313905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313905.007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explains the system for the implementation of construction projects in Mostar, such as repair of public buildings, heavily damaged houses, water and sewerage infrastructure, etc. It ... More


Master Builders and Deconstructionists

in Better Safe Than Sorry: The Ironies of Living with the Bomb

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760638
eISBN:
9780804770989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760638.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

The global system was developed to forbid any form of nuclear proliferation which could be connected to a construction project. The building's load-bearing walls consist of agreements, rules, and ... More


Power and Exclusion on the Edge: The Conflation of Rural and Urban Spaces

Erik Harms

in Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656059
eISBN:
9781452946245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656059.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter provides a thorough discussion of the conflation of order with progress, modernization, and development in Hóc Môn. It argues that people cannot see the material transformations and ... More


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