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Grassroots Resistance: Property Rights and Residents' Rights

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 3 examines two types of grassroots resistance in Beijing triggered by inner‐city redevelopment. One concerns property rights protests launched by pre‐Revolution private ... More


Municipal Governments, Socialist Land Masters, and Urban Land Battles

You‐tien Hsing

in The Great Urban Transformation: Politics of Land and Property in China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199568048
eISBN:
9780191721632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568048.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter 2 discusses local politics at the municipal government level. It focuses on land battles in the urban core between high‐ranking state units (or “socialist land masters”) ... More


Taking the (Inner) City for God

Omri Elisha

in Moral Ambition: Mobilization and Social Outreach in Evangelical Megachurches

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520267503
eISBN:
9780520950542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267503.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

The chapter explores the religious and cultural significance of the inner city for white suburban and socially engaged evangelicals, linking it to coterminous evangelical concerns regarding the ... More


A Social Accounting Matrix Model of Inner-City New Haven: An Alternative Framework for Development

C. Michael Henry (ed.)

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0036
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter introduces a Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) model to demonstrate how positive policy interventions alleviate inner-city poverty and racial economic inequality. Data for inner-city New ... More


Brilliant Corners: Representing the Inner City, from Outside and from Within

Benjamin Looker

in A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

While social scientists and policy experts wrestled over the relationship between the “ghetto” and the “neighborhood,” a new cadre of cultural workers used representational formats to urge a ... More


Peaceable Kingdoms: The Great Society Neighborhood in Stories for Children

Benjamin Looker

in A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Against a backdrop of 1960s urban strife and decline, some racial liberals used stories and images to conjure forth a utopian neighborhood future. As chapter 7 contends, this impulse surfaced most ... More


A Place Apart: The “New Ghetto” and the “Old Neighborhood”

Benjamin Looker

in A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226073989
eISBN:
9780226290454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290454.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Amid mounting public concern over the nation's simmering “urban crisis,” journalists, social scientists, and critics struggled to determine the relevance of received notions of neighborhood functions ... More


Violence and the Inner-City Street Code

Elijah Anderson

in Race, Poverty, and Domestic Policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095418
eISBN:
9780300129847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095418.003.0033
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines violence and aggression in inner cities. The structure of the inner-city family, the socialization of its children, the social structure of the community, and that community's ... More


Globalism, America’s Ghettos, and Black Youth Development

William E. Cross

in International Perspectives on Youth Conflict and Development

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195178425
eISBN:
9780199958528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178425.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Globalism is associated with the movement of jobs and industry from one country to another, and from 1955 to the present, hundreds of thousands of industrial sector jobs were shifted from the United ... More


City

Kai Erikson

in The Sociologist's Eye: Reflections on Social Life

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300106671
eISBN:
9780300231779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106671.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines the ways of life in the city. The world is now moving into an age when the vast majority of people will live in (or around) cities. This is already the case in Europe and the ... More


Meanings, politics and realities of social mix and gentrification – a view from Brussels

Mathieu Van Criekingen

in Mixed Communities: Gentrification By Stealth?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847424938
eISBN:
9781447305538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424938.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In Brussels, since the early 1990s, notions of ‘social’ and ‘functional mix’ have acted as core political values in urban policies and planning frameworks that assert the indisputable need for a ... More


Cities bounce back – piecing communities together again

Anne Power and John Houghton

in Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter uncovers the roots of urban recovery in the return to ‘small is beautiful’ and inner-city renewal. It explains that the shift to renovation demonstrated that renewal could be ... More


Urban Regeneration, Politics and Social Cohesion: The Liverpool Case

Richard Meegan

in Reinventing the City?: Liverpool in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237976
eISBN:
9781846313912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237976.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter charts some of the ‘regeneration’ attempts in Liverpool in five periods: the decentralisation of people and employment in the 1950s and 1960s; the inner-city problems of the 1970s; the ... More


Fair Homeownership

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/9780226282497.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 brings the story back to the United States from the late 1960s to the early 2000s, when overseas lessons about mass homeownership came to be reapplied in the domestic context. International ... More


Resilience in the post-welfare inner city: Voluntary sector geographies in London, Los Angeles and Sydney

Geoffrey DeVerteuil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316558
eISBN:
9781447316565
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316558.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The focal point for this book is on the ‘how’ of resilience, the on-the-ground processes surrounding the fate of residual inner-city areas deemed ‘service hubs’ (e.g. clusters of voluntary sector ... More


Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Kathryn M. Neckerman

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The problems commonly associated with inner-city schools were not nearly as pervasive a century ago, when black children in most northern cities attended school alongside white children. This history ... More


Introduction

Kathryn M. Neckerman

in Schools Betrayed: Roots of Failure in Inner-City Education

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226569604
eISBN:
9780226569628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226569628.003.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book, which illuminates the roots of failure in inner-city education, challenges, at its most general level, two fallacies. The first is the view that the failure of inner-city schools was ... More


The Southeast White House: A Local Presence in a Neglected Neighborhood

Jennifer M. McBride

in The Church for the World: A Theology of Public Witness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755684
eISBN:
9780199932160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755684.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Chapter seven examines a Washington D.C. inner city hospitality house that has intentionally made itself present in “the forgotten quadrant” of the nation's capital. As a local presence it is ... More


Factors related to height

Roberto J. Rona and Susan Chinn

in The National Study of Health and Growth

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192629197
eISBN:
9780191723612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192629197.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

One of the important aims of the study was to assess the factors which influenced height and height gain. These assessments were carried out in two separate samples: the representative and the ... More


Subsidizing Capital and Expanding Low-Wage Work

David J. Karjanen

in The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694624
eISBN:
9781452955377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694624.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The first chapter looks at the background of San Diego’s inner city revitalization, the targeting and subsidization of specific industries, and the politics involved in the process. Since the 1970s, ... More


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