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Anonymity, Visibility, and Values

R. A. Houston

in Social Change in the Age of Enlightenment: Edinburgh 1660–1760

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204381
eISBN:
9780191676222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204381.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses anonymity, visibility, and urban living in Edinburgh. It shows that the city allowed many ways of life to coexist, and that it was experiencing some aspects of what is known as ... More


Epilogue

Kristian Kloeckl

in The Urban Improvise: Improvisation-Based Design for Hybrid Cities

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243048
eISBN:
9780300249347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243048.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This concluding chapter reviews the central arguments of the book and reflects critically on living with uncertainty and unpredictability as a form of critical mobility for urban living. It considers ... More


Respect and city living: contest or cosmopolitanism?

Andrew Millie

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/9781847420947.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter discusses city living which is considered as a contest of behavioural expectations, with different groups being more or less willing to have their expectations challenged. It considers ... More


Identity of England

Robert Colls

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199245192
eISBN:
9780191697432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245192.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The English are now in need of a new sense of home and belonging, and a re-assessment of who they are. This is a history of who they were, with present needs in mind. It begins by considering how the ... More


Wish to Be in This City: Mapping Women's Quest for Urban Freedom

Camillia Cowling

in Conceiving Freedom: Women of Color, Gender, and the Abolition of Slavery in Havana and Rio de Janeiro

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610870
eISBN:
9781469611808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610870.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter maps the close connections between urban living and the quest for freedom. Ramona's complaint about the difficulty of gaining a fair hearing in her small town would have been familiar to ... More


“New Edens of the Saxon Home-Seeker”: Los Angeles, Miami, and Semi-Tropical Urban Life

Henry Knight

in Tropic of Hopes: California, Florida, and the Selling of American Paradise, 1869-1929

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044811
eISBN:
9780813046396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044811.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on how, into the twentieth century, cities and city life became increasingly prominent in the selling of Southern California and peninsular Florida, with Los Angeles and Miami ... More


The Price of Deregulation: Food Access and Living Standards

Gergely Baics

in Feeding Gotham: The Political Economy and Geography of Food in New York, 1790-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691168791
eISBN:
9781400883622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168791.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter aims to write food access in an unregulated environment back into our understanding of mid-nineteenth-century urban living standards. Fieldwork and social geography were the approaches ... More


The Invention of the Favela

Licia do Prado Valladares

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649986
eISBN:
9781469650005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649986.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

For the first time available in English, Licia do Prado Valladares’s classic anthropological study of Brazil’s vast, densely populated urban living environments reveals how the idea of the favela ... More


Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Josh Kun and Laura Pulido (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a timely and wide-ranging, interdisciplinary foray into the complicated world of multiethnic Los Angeles. The first book to focus exclusively on the range of relationships and ... More


Cities of Dragons and Elephants: Urbanization and Urban Development in China and India

Guanghua Wan and Ming Lu (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198829225
eISBN:
9780191867620
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829225.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book offers a systematic and comparative study on urbanization and urban development in China and India. Contributed by a team of top experts from China and India, it contains original research ... More


Were Rural Germans Better Off Than Urban Citizens During the War? The Case of Straß‎burg

Mary Elisabeth Cox

in Hunger in War and Peace: Women and Children in Germany, 1914-1924

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198820116
eISBN:
9780191860171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820116.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History, Social History

Urban Germans believed that civilians in rural areas had a more plentiful and varied diet than city dwellers. There was widespread suspicion that agricultural workers were deliberately cheating the ... More


Time, Space and Whatever

Sean Redmond

in The Cinema of Takeshi Kitano: Flowering Blood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163330
eISBN:
9780231850230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163330.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the temporal and spatial coordinates of a Kitano film, linking them to the time image, the memorial image, and to the specificities of urban living and nomadism. Kitano's works ... More


‘The Lowest Depth’: The Spatial Dimensions of Irish Liverpool

in Irish, Catholic and Scouse: The History of the Liverpool-Irish, 1800-1940

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311079
eISBN:
9781846313363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313363.004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter addresses the ‘low Irish’ as a designation carrying topographical as well as socio-economic and cultural connotations. The Irish in Liverpool were placed at the bottom of the labour ... More


Hazardous Constructions: Mexican Immigrant Masculinity and the Rebuilding of New Orleans

Nicole Trujillo-Pagán

in The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673247
eISBN:
9781452946962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673247.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the plight of Mexican male workers in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Although the use of migrant labor drew heavy criticism and scapegoating from some of the city’s ... More


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