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Geographers and the fragmented city

Ceri Peach

in A Century of British Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262863
eISBN:
9780191734076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

By the end of the twentieth century, the focus of geography had narrowed, its content had become less disciplined by spatial concerns, and its subject matter had become fragmented. Geographers were ... More


Beyond the Gayborhood

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines why the residential repertoire of gays and lesbians has changed in recent years. Drawing on a comprehensive archive of more than 600 media reports, it takes a look at those ... More


Beyond the Crabgrass Frontier

Andrew Needham

in Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139067
eISBN:
9781400852406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139067.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of postwar metropolitan development. The search for the natural resources required for metropolitan growth, and for spaces to discard the waste produced ... More


Conclusions

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book has explored the enduring yet evolving relationship between sexuality and the city, the causes and consequences of urban change, the diverse and dynamic cultures of a place, the experiences ... More


Urban renaissance?: New Labour, community and urban policy

Rob Imrie and Mike Raco (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343802
eISBN:
9781447304159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book documents and assesses the core of New Labour's approach to the revitalisation of cities; that is, the revival of citizenship, democratic renewal, and the participation of communities to ... More


City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Martin Boddy and Michael Parkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides a review of the findings of the largest-ever programme of cities research in the UK, the Economic and Social Research Council's ‘Cities: Competitiveness and Cohesion programme’. ... More


Cinema as Agent of Urban Change

Iván Villarmea Álvarez

in Documenting Cityscapes: Urban Change in Contemporary Non-Fiction Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174534
eISBN:
9780231850780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174534.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter argues that many non-fiction films are agents of urban change, because they ultimately convey a critical perception of late-capitalist urban planning in order to draw the ... More


Mega-events and macro-social change

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/9781526117083.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter outlines a new sociological framework for exploring the deeper and broader contexts of macro-social change in an era of globalisation which are relevant to understanding contemporary ... More


From Polis to Madina: The Evolution of Large Urban Communities

Gideon Avni

in The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine: An Archaeological Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199684335
eISBN:
9780191765001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684335.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter details the settlement processes and ethno-religious variability in four cities: Caesarea Maritima, the capital of Palestina Prima in the Byzantine period and a major commercial centre, ... More


Berlin Replayed: Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era

Brigitta B. Wagner

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691715
eISBN:
9781452953595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691715.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Berlin Replayed explores the role of film revival and production in the construction of Berlin’s city image and film geographies at several distinct moments in history: the ‘Golden’ Twenties, the ... More


Introduction

Joseph Ben Prestel

in Emotional Cities: Debates on Urban Change in Berlin and Cairo, 1860-1910

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198797562
eISBN:
9780191839009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797562.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

The introduction shows that the historical parallels between cities in Europe and the Middle East during the nineteenth century are an underresearched topic in history, demonstrating that Eurocentric ... More


New York and Amsterdam: Immigration and the New Urban Landscape

Nancy Foner, Jan Rath, Jan Willem Duyvendak, and Rogier van Reekum (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738092
eISBN:
9780814738221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738092.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Immigration is dramatically changing major cities throughout the world. Nowhere is this more so than in New York City and Amsterdam, which, after decades of large-scale immigration, now have ... More


Town and Country: Trade, Fairs, Markets, and Festivals

Sarah Rees Jones

in York: The Making of a City 1068-1350

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198201946
eISBN:
9780191746338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201946.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter places the development of York and its civic institutions in the context of the development of the county of Yorkshire. It addresses issues of changing population size and structure, the ... More


Modernist Urbanism as History: Preserving the Southwest Urban Renewal Area

Cameron Logan

in Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816692323
eISBN:
9781452958811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692323.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

brings the preservation story in Washington DC full circle by looking carefully at the highly contested attempt in the early years of the 21st century to protect and preserve Capitol Park (1959). ... More


Conclusions: achieving aspiration?

Tim Butler, Chris Hamnett, Sadiq Mir, and Mark Ramsden

in Ethnicity, class and aspiration: Understanding London's new East End

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426512
eISBN:
9781447302223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426512.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on social change in East London, England, from the 1970s to the 2000s. It highlights the upward and outward mobility by some groups as new groups ... More


Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Erik Harms

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656059
eISBN:
9781452946245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656059.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Much of the world’s population inhabits the urban fringe, an area that is neither fully rural nor urban. Hóc Môn, a district that lies along a key transport corridor on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh ... More


Value: Property, History, and Homeliness in Georgetown

Cameron Logan

in Historic Capital: Preservation, Race, and Real Estate in Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816692323
eISBN:
9781452958811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692323.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

explores the economic and planning rationale for an expanded historic preservation movement particularly as it emerged in Georgetown in the 1920s. This Georgetown model was adopted by a succession of ... More


Introduction

Michael Parkinson and Martin Boddy

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the programme for cities research in Great Britain. This book presents findings from four integrated city studies that ... More


Mob mentality: the threat to community sustainability from the search for safety

Rowland Atkinson

in Building on the past: Visions of housing futures

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347510
eISBN:
9781447301578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347510.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines recent empirical work and policy, and considers some aspects of current social and urban change that seem likely to lead to increasingly inequitable future outcomes. One major ... More


Theorizing the City

Dennis R. Judd

in The City, Revisited: Urban Theory from Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665754
eISBN:
9781452946559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665754.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter discusses the Chicago School, the L.A. School, and the New York School theories of urban change. The Chicago School of the 1920s offered an elegant theory of the city that fit ... More


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