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Entrepreneurial Spirits

Richard E. Ocejo

in Upscaling Downtown: From Bowery Saloons to Cocktail Bars in New York City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155166
eISBN:
9781400852635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155166.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines entrepreneurialism in the form of small-business ownership as an example of local place making. It starts with an episode from a community board meeting that shows how ... More


Landschaft and Place-Making at George Washington’s Ferry Farm

James A. Nyman and Brooke Kenline

in Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061559
eISBN:
9780813051468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061559.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Ferry Farm is perhaps best known as the site of George Washington’s boyhood home. However, between the early eighteenth century and the Civil War, it was intermittently the site of multiple ... More


Occult Losses

Sumathi Ramaswamy

in The Lost Land of Lemuria: Fabulous Geographies, Catastrophic Histories

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240322
eISBN:
9780520931855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240322.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the losses around Lemuria from the point of view of Euro-American occultists. It examines Lemuria's place in occult labors of loss around disappeared worlds and vanished pasts. ... More


What once was old is new again: placemaking and transformational regeneration in Glasgow

James T. White

in Transforming Glasgow: Beyond the Post-Industrial City

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447349778
eISBN:
9781447349792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447349778.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter considers the evolving urban form of residential architecture and urban design in Glasgow. It traces the history of the Victorian tenement, the city’s failed modernist redevelopment, and ... More


Connecting places: towards a participatory, ordinary urbanism

Geoff Vigar and Georgiana Varna

in Transport Matters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447329558
eISBN:
9781447329602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447329558.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter examines the opportunities and pitfalls of integrating transport planning with urban design and place-making strategies, using design thinking as a way to address many of the ... More


Introduction: Film Authorship as Place Making

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction advances a theoretical framework for interpreting how New Chinese Cinema auteurs shoot on-location as a mode of “place making,” the experiencing and imaging of rural shooting ... More


Designing the company Arcadia

Helena Chance

in The Factory in a Garden: A History of Corporate Landscapes from the Industrial to the Digital Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781784993009
eISBN:
9781526124043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993009.003.0006
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

Rowheath Park at Bournville (from 1921) and the Hills and Dales Park, the Old Barn Club and Old River Park, made for NCR employees between 1906 and 1939, are highly significant to the history of ... More


Oak Point or Dog Point?: The Importance of a Name

Nathalie Dajko

in French on Shifting Ground: Cultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830647
eISBN:
9781496830975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830647.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter Six confirms the findings of chapter Five, via an examination of the dispute over the name of the town that is either Pointe au Chien or Pointe aux Chênes. Place naming is an important part ... More


Omens from the Past, Warnings for the Future: Storytelling, Place, and Identity

Nathalie Dajko

in French on Shifting Ground: Cultural and Coastal Erosion in South Louisiana

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830647
eISBN:
9781496830975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830647.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter Eight considers the stories told in the process of place-making. It focuses on the history of land loss in the Lafourche Basin via personal accounts of recent storms and land loss and of the ... More


Place making and large estates: theory and practice

Stephen Hall and Rob Rowlands

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the concept of place making in relation to large estates. It proposes an analytical framework for assessing the process of place making in large estates and considers the ... More


Conclusions

Stephan Hall, Ronald van Kempen, Iván Tosics, and Karien Dekker

in Restructuring large housing estates in Europe: Restructuring and resistance inside the welfare industry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347756
eISBN:
9781447303237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347756.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on post-Second World War restructuring of large housing estates in Europe. The case studies presented in this book have clarified several issues ... More


Neighborhood as Refuge: Community Reconstruction, Place Remaking, and Environmental Justice in the City

Isabelle Anguelovski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026925
eISBN:
9780262322188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026925.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book is an international comparative study of three critical and emblematic minority and low-income neighborhoods whose residents have organized to holistically improve local environmental ... More


Setting the scene: ritual performance and place-making in everyday life

Marianne Holm Pedersen

in Iraqi women in Denmark: Ritual performance and belonging in everyday life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780719089589
eISBN:
9781781706930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089589.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter develops the book’s analytical framework and situates the monograph within the field of studies on migration and religion. It argues that ritual performance can be used as a ‘cultural ... More


A California Detour on the Road to Italy: The Hubcap Ranch, the Napa Valley, and Italian American Identity

Laura E. Ruberto

in Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts: Art, Migrations, Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823257966
eISBN:
9780823268924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257966.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the Hubcap Ranch, located in the heart of Pope Valley, near Napa, in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Constructed by Emanuele “Litto” Damonte, the Hubcap Ranch is one of at ... More


Mapping Citizenship in India

Anupama Roy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066743
eISBN:
9780199080069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066743.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This study contributes to the ongoing debate on the theory of citizenship. It traces the Citizenship Act of India, 1955 — from its inception, through various amendments (1986, 2003, and 2005), its ... More


Lisbon Rappers and the Labor of Location

Derek Pardue

in Cape Verde, Let's Go: Creole Rappers and Citizenship in Portugal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039676
eISBN:
9780252097768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039676.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the relationship of the microstructures of Kriolu phonemes and morphemes to Kriolu rap's narrative themes of discontented diaspora and unfulfilled membership. After providing a ... More


Food Distribution as Unfinished Infrastructure

Andrew Deener

in The Problem with Feeding Cities: The Social Transformation of Infrastructure, Abundance, and Inequality in America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226702919
eISBN:
9780226703107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226702919.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Although city centers lost their positions as the primary nodes in the flexible distribution system, they regained prominent “place-making” symbolic status. Food deserts first emerged in the 1970s, ... More


Embedding mega-events: staging spectacles in changing cities

Maurice Roche

in Mega-Events and Social Change: Spectacle, Legacy and Public Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117083
eISBN:
9781526128416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117083.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter argues that the ‘spectacle’ of mega-events needs to be understood particularly at the level of host cities, and at that level in both in positive and negative terms and also in short and ... More


The Writing on the Walls: Ma(r)king the Place of Youth

Adeline Masquelier

in Fada: Boredom and Belonging in Niger

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226624204
eISBN:
9780226624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226624488.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the fada as an aesthetic project through which locality is materially and socially produced. It considers the inscriptions young men design on the walls against which they sit ... More


Introduction: Landscapes of Difference

Willow S. Lung-Amam

in Trespassers?: Asian Americans and the Battle for Suburbia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520293892
eISBN:
9780520967229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293892.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter discusses how landscapes are shaped by the many meanings, values, and ideas of their users, and how these can change as new groups arrive with their own ideas and patterns ... More


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