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From Towns to Sprawling Suburbs

Robert Wuthnow

in Remaking the Heartland: Middle America since the 1950s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146119
eISBN:
9781400836246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146119.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the growth of sprawling suburbs and exurbs around the Middle West's largest cities. Housing developments on the outskirts of Wichita, Omaha, St. Louis, and a few other cities ... More


The Desert City Today

David Sims

in Understanding Cairo: The Logic of a City Out of Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164040
eISBN:
9781617970405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164040.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the current housing and commercial developments in the desert of Cairo, Egypt. Most private developers are promoting the quality of life in the desert as an alternative to the ... More


Who Succeeds as an Entrepreneur in Ho Chi Minh City

Annette Miae Kim

in Learning to be Capitalists: Entrepreneurs in Vietnam's Transition Economy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195369397
eISBN:
9780199871032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369397.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter details the operations of the case study firms in this book. They all faced four common challenges in converting agricultural land into large, private housing development projects on the ... More


Housing Real and Speculative

David Sims

in Understanding Cairo: The Logic of a City Out of Control

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774164040
eISBN:
9781617970405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164040.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines real and speculative housing development in Cairo, Egypt. It mentions the third Egypt Housing Finance Conference held in May 2009 where most of the housing units on offer were ... More


The Economy of IS Expertise

Robin Fincham, James Fleck, Rob Procter, Harry Scarbrough, Margaret Tierney, and Robin Williams

in Expertise and Innovation: Information Technology Strategies in the Financial Services Sector

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289043
eISBN:
9780191684678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289043.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Knowledge Management

This chapter analyses the economy of information systems expertise, focusing on the choice that organizations face between incorporating expertise into the hierarchy and various forms of market ... More


Introduction

Nancy H. Kwak

in A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226282350
eISBN:
9780226282497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282497.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains the nature of American interest in international housing conditions after World War II, as well as the mechanisms by which Americans funnelled aid abroad. American aid flowed ... More


Developing Owner-Occupied Suburbia

Peter Scott

in The Making of the Modern British Home: The Suburban Semi and Family Life between the Wars

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199677207
eISBN:
9780191756382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199677207.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the supply side of the speculative housing sector. The speculative suburban house is first examined, including its architectural roots, internal and external design features, ... More


Residential stability among adolescents in public housing: a risk factor for delinquent and violent behaviour?

O. Ireland Timothy, P. Thornberry Terence, and Loeber Rolf

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter outlines how, as in the UK, public housing developments are considered as high-crime areas. These areas are shown to have been subject to a range of interventions. The discussion also ... More


Making the FILP Budget

Maurice Wright

in Japan's Fiscal Crisis: The Ministry of Finance and the Politics of Public Spending, 1975-2000

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199250530
eISBN:
9780191697937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250530.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The community of organizations whose members contributed to the processes of making and carrying out the Fiscal Investment Loan Programme (FILP) Budget in Japan was extensive. Its membership, drawn ... More


The Value of Homelessness: Managing Surplus Life in the United States

Craig Willse

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816693474
eISBN:
9781452952505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693474.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

It is an easy assumption that social service programs and social scientific studies respond to homelessness after the fact, attempting to understand and prevent it. This book, however, argues that ... More


Methodology and Procedures

Von E. Nebbitt, Taqi M. Tirmazi, and Tarek Zidan

in Adolescents in Public Housing: Addressing Psychological and Behavioral Health

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148580
eISBN:
9780231519960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148580.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

From spring 2005 through summer 2008, cross-sectional data were collected from 898 African American adolescents living in public housing developments in four large US cities: New York City (Queens), ... More


Governing through Numbers: HUD and the Databasing of Homelessness

Craig Willse

in The Value of Homelessness: Managing Surplus Life in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816693474
eISBN:
9781452952505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693474.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Chapter Four looks at database requirements for HUD-funded agencies. Despite concerns of “big brother” spying, the chapter argues that the new standardized measures of services and outcomes actually ... More


Rochdale Village and the Rise and Fall of Integrated Housing in New York City

Clarence Taylor

in Civil Rights in New York City: From World War II to the Giuliani Era

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232895
eISBN:
9780823240876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232895.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Rochdale Village was a limited-equity, middle-income cooperative. Its apartments could not be resold for a profit, and with the average per room charges when opened of $21 a month, it was on the low ... More


Broadmoor Lives

Karl F. Seidman

in Coming Home to New Orleans: Neighborhood Rebuilding After Katrina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945511
eISBN:
9780199333189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945511.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter Three details resident-led efforts to rebuild the heavily flooded Broadmoor neighborhood. An existing neighborhood association worked with emerging leaders to complete a neighborhood plan, ... More


All Things Considered: Neighbors’ Perceptions a Decade Later

Douglas S. Massey, Len Albright, Rebecca Casciano, Elizabeth Derickson, and David N. Kinsey

in Climbing Mount Laurel: The Struggle for Affordable Housing and Social Mobility in an American Suburb

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196138
eISBN:
9781400846047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196138.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter considers the effects of Ethel Lawrence Homes (EHL) on the ethos of suburban life. It draws on a representative survey and selected interviews with neighbors living in surrounding ... More


“To Plan Our Own Community”: Government, Grassroots, and Local Development

Roberta Gold

in When Tenants Claimed the City: The Struggle for Citizenship in New York City Housing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038181
eISBN:
9780252095986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038181.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the democratically planned state-sponsored projects that became possible due to the new banner of cooperation between government and grassroots organizers. It first provides an ... More


Housing renewal in England

Christopher Watson and Richard Turkington

in Renewing Europe's housing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310129
eISBN:
9781447310143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310129.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter considers the development of housing renewal policies in England, from the 19th century onwards. Approaches to ‘area improvement’ from 1969 to the early 2000s are reviewed, in both ... More


Suburban Crisis

Andrew R. Highsmith

in Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226050058
eISBN:
9780226251080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226251080.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the early 1970s, the neighborhood battles over race and housing first triggered by urban renewal had spilled over Flint’s northern border into suburban Beecher. There, a controversial federal ... More


Revival Cinema: ‘Other’ Singaporeans in (An)other Singapore

Edna Lim

in Celluloid Singapore: Cinema, Performance and the National

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474402880
eISBN:
9781474444613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402880.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter argues that films of the revival engage the national through a relational force of counter-performative strategies present in the narrative, film style, use of language such as Singlish, ... More


The Community Reinvestment Act as a Catalyst for Integration and an Antidote to Concentrated Poverty

John Taylor and Josh Silver

in Facing Segregation: Housing Policy Solutions for a Stronger Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190862305
eISBN:
9780190862336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190862305.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

Policymakers tend to focus on federal programs as remedies to poverty. While important, the largest of these programs do not combat poverty’s geographic aspects. The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) ... More


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