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Grappling with Growth

Lily Geismer

in Don't Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157238
eISBN:
9781400852420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157238.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter looks at how the issues of open space and environmental protection revealed the tension between the structural processes of growth that had produced Route 128 and its suburbs and the ... More


Every child matters in public open spaces

Helen Woolley

in Securing respect: Behavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420947
eISBN:
9781447303336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420947.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

In 2003 the British government declared Every Child Matters. This assertion stated that children should be healthy, safe and happy, and they should make a positive contribution and be allowed to ... More


Spaces of the City

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

in Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The chapter analyzes and compares the different uses of urban space – whether public space, open space, or privatized space -- in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China. It contrasts the modernist spatial ... More


Parks and open spaces

Katharine Mumford and Anne Power

in East Enders: Family and community in East London

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344960
eISBN:
9781447302179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344960.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter talks about how the conditions of parks and open spaces are managed. These places are used as the main focus of the chapter, since families need these spaces and use them often. As the ... More


Local Open Space Preservation in the United States

Daniel Press and Nicole Nakagawa

in Toward Sustainable Communities: Transition and Transformations in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134927
eISBN:
9780262255523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134927.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines national trends in local open space preservation, focusing especially on how—or whether—these evolved during the environmental policy epochs described at the outset of this ... More


The Vertical Cityscape in São Paulo: The Influence of Modernism in Urban Design

Silvio Soares Macedo

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the influence of modernism in the urban design of the vertical cityscape of São Paulo, Brazil. It considers the isolated tower on a lot and the complex of towers in a block as ... More


Young people and their experience of place in the city

Teresa Strachan and Elisa Lopez-Capel

in Justice and Fairness in the City: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to 'Ordinary' Cities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318385
eISBN:
9781447318408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318385.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter explores the relationship that young people nurture for open spaces in their neighbourhoods and the value that they attribute to them on an everyday basis. Reflecting on the outputs from ... More


| | Patterns and Prospects

in Grounds for Review: The Garden Festival in Urban Planning and Design

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235392
eISBN:
9781846314643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235392.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter identifies common themes, universal concepts, and traditions as well as emergent trends in garden festivals. The focus is on the open space production of these events. A key question is ... More


Open Space at Continent’s End

Shelley Alden Brooks

in Big Sur: The Making of a Prized California Landscape

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520294417
eISBN:
9780520967540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294417.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 4 revolves around the pivotal year of 1962, when Monterey County planners and Big Sur residents crafted a pioneering open-space master plan that foreshadowed the state’s commitment to coastal ... More


Visions of a Green Tokyo

Thomas R. H. Havens

in Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834777
eISBN:
9780824871680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834777.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines visions of a green Tokyo that were stirred by the earthquake and fires of September 1923 through the American occupation of 1945–1952. It considers two visionary designs ... More


From Private Lands to Public Spaces: Early City Parks

Thomas R. H. Havens

in Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834777
eISBN:
9780824871680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834777.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the history of public parks in Japanese cities from the initial enabling act in 1873 through early forms of urban planning, ending with the City Planning Law of 1919. It begins ... More


Parks and Prosperity, 1950s–1980s

Thomas R. H. Havens

in Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834777
eISBN:
9780824871680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834777.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines urban and natural parks during the era of sustained economic growth from the 1950s through the 1980s. A number of interrelated events sparked public demand for both national and ... More


Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China

Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035910
eISBN:
9780262338868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

During the past four decades Los Angeles and Hong Kong have come to play a critical role in the flow of goods, people, and capital; in the changes in production and consumption; and in the urban ... More


Introduction

Ting Xu and Alison Clarke

in Legal Strategies for the Development and Protection of Communal Property

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266380
eISBN:
9780191879579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266380.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This Introduction is divided into three sections. The first section sets out the context, significance and themes of this volume. The second section reviews the spread and potential reach of communal ... More


Parks and New Eco-Regimes

Thomas R. H. Havens

in Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834777
eISBN:
9780824871680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834777.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines new eco-regimes of volunteerism and ecological consciousness in both city and natural parks during the 1990s and early twenty-first century. During the 1990s and early 2000s, ... More


The Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan and Ranch Conservation in Pima County, Arizona

Thomas E. Sheridan

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Pima County administrators in southern Arizona designed the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan (SDCP) to promote ranch conservation, protection of critical habitats and biological corridors, riparian ... More


Grounds for Review: The Garden Festival in Urban Planning and Design

Andrew Theokas

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235392
eISBN:
9781846314643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314643
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Garden Festivals are more than temporary horticultural expositions. Complex and phased, these projects have additional significance as planning stratagems, reclamation projects, public art venues, ... More


Alternative Futures for Suisun Marsh

Peter B. Moyle, Amber D. Manfree, Peggy L. Fiedler, and Teejay A. O'Rear

in Suisun Marsh: Ecological History and Possible Futures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520276086
eISBN:
9780520957329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276086.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The long history of change in Suisun Marsh is reviewed as the basis for future management, followed by assessments of likely changes to terrestrial and aquatic habitats if present trends continue. ... More


Sea of Suburbia

John Scott Watson

in Prairie Crossing: Creating an American Conservation Community

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039867
eISBN:
9780252097973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039867.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the Prairie Crossing development's primary land conservation practices: wetland and prairie restoration, open-space preservation, and plant and animal biodiversity. It first ... More


The Struggle for the Manama Greenbelt

Gareth Doherty

in Paradoxes of Green: Landscapes of a City-State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520285019
eISBN:
9780520960626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285019.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter maintains that no area in the country shows the paradoxes of Bahrain's greenery better than the Manama greenbelt. The idea of preserving a green area situated west of the capital ... More


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