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Good Clean Fun

John Macdonald, Charles Branas, and Robert Stokes

in Changing Places: The Science and Art of New Urban Planning

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195216
eISBN:
9780691197791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195216.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter presents an in-depth examination of how the design of entertainment districts and public parks impacts the health and safety of neighborhoods. Many place-based changes are initially ... More


Public Parks from Private Lands

Laura Alice Watt and David Lowenthal

in Paradox of Preservation: Wilderness and Working Landscapes at Point Reyes National Seashore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520277076
eISBN:
9780520966420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277076.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter explores the history of making parks from privately owned lands, a process that at first relied on donations from states or wealthy individuals, but gradually involved the direct ... 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


National Parks for Wealth, Health, and Empire

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/9780824834777.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines Japan's first efforts at designating forests, scenic monuments, and national parks as public reserves from the Meiji period to the late 1930s. The concept of national spaces ... More


Introduction: Parklands and Japan

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/9780824834777.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book examines the history of public parks and green spaces in Japan and its colonies. It considers the ways in which public parks—both national and urban—have figured in state formation, modern ... 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


Parkscapes: Green Spaces in Modern Japan

Thomas R. H. Havens

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834777
eISBN:
9780824871680
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834777.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Japan today protects one-seventh of its land surface in parks, which are visited by well over a billion people each year. This book analyzes the origins, development, and distinctive features of ... More


Conclusion

David Trouille

in Fútbol in the Park: Immigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226748740
eISBN:
9780226748917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748917.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Addressing the broader implications of the study, the conclusion compares the men’s experiences at the park with the ways other groups socialize and network. By telling the story of how the Mar Vista ... More


Government and Its Speech Forum: , 129 S. Ct. 1125 (2009)

Randall P. Bezanson

in Too Much Free Speech?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037115
eISBN:
9780252094224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037115.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the Supreme Court's decision inPleasant Grove City v. Summum. In the city of Pleasant Grove, Utah, sits Pioneer Park—the site of a local controversy that launched a landmark ... More


Introduction

David Trouille

in Fútbol in the Park: Immigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226748740
eISBN:
9780226748917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748917.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The introduction outlines the book’s main arguments and contributions and introduces the study’s primary settings, subjects, and methodology. In contrast to research that employs a passive language ... More


From private to civic: the diverse origins of the municipal art gallery movement

James Moore

in High culture and tall chimneys: Art institutions and urban society in Lancashire, 1780-1914

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784991470
eISBN:
9781526138750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991470.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Art History

While early regional galleries were the product of private initiative, the growth of municipal government in the 1840s encouraged several towns to develop art galleries as both mass educational tools ... More


The Modern Japanese Garden

Toshio Watanabe

in Since Meiji: Perspectives on the Japanese Visual Arts, 1868-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834418
eISBN:
9780824871239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834418.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the modern Japanese garden to show how the meaning and significance of a garden could change with time and with different observers. The discussion is restricted to examples ... More


Grave Concerns

Ken Nicolson

in The Happy Valley: A History and Tour of the Hong Kong Cemetery

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028108
eISBN:
9789882207561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028108.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the history of Happy Valley, a district in Hong Kong where important cultural heritages mingle with the different emerging forms of urbanism. The focus of this chapter is on ... More


The Park Movement Picturesque rus in urb

John Evelev

in Picturesque Literature and the Transformation of the American Landscape, 1835-1874

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192894557
eISBN:
9780191915499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894557.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In the mid-nineteenth century, the urban bourgeoisie sought to respond to challenges of city life through the creation of public urban parks in a wide-scale project that has been termed the “park ... More


Fútbol in the Park: Immigrants, Soccer, and the Creation of Social Ties

David Trouille

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226748740
eISBN:
9780226748917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226748917.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Over the past half century, immigration from Latin America has transformed the public landscape in the United States, and numerous communities are witnessing one of the hallmarks of this ... More


A Management Controversy at Point Reyes

Laura Alice Watt and David Lowenthal

in Paradox of Preservation: Wilderness and Working Landscapes at Point Reyes National Seashore

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520277076
eISBN:
9780520966420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277076.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This introductory chapter presents the case study of the Point Reyes National Seashore (PRNS), which was embroiled in a controversy in 2012. The issue was not the usual industry-versus-nature debate: ... More


The City as Representative Space

John R. Parkinson

in Democracy and Public Space: The Physical Sites of Democratic Performance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199214563
eISBN:
9780191803321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199214563.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the representative functions of space in cities, looking at the ways in which people build up their impressions of the membership of the demos both through direct encounters and ... More


Black Bottom: Nashville, Tennessee

Steven T. Moga

in Urban Lowlands: A History of Neighborhoods, Poverty, and Planning

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226710532
eISBN:
9780226710679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226710679.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 3 discusses Black Bottom, which is located along the Cumberland River in Nashville, Tennessee. Thousands of German and Irish immigrants, poor whites, and African Americans lived on either ... More


At Home in the Late Nineteenth-Century City

Amy G. Richter

in At Home in Nineteenth-Century America: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814769133
eISBN:
9780814769157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769133.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The domestic ideal that emerged in the 1820s rested on distinctions between marketplace and home, male and female, public and private. At the end of the nineteenth century, changes in American urban ... More


Introduction

David J. Nelson

in How the New Deal Built Florida Tourism: The Civilian Conservation Corps and State Parks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056319
eISBN:
9780813058092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056319.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The following chapters examine the relationship between the Florida Park Service and the Civilian Conservation Corps between 1935 and 1945. It was clear early in my research that the CCC not only ... More


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