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How to Build a Global City: Recognizing the Symbolic Power of a Global Urban Imagination

Michele Acuto

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759703
eISBN:
9781501759710
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759703.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book considers the rise of a new generation of so-called global cities—Singapore, Sydney, and Dubai—and the power that this concept had in their ascent, in order to analyze the general ... More


The Community Choice to Pursue Interracial Dialogue

in Talking about Race: Community Dialogues and the Politics of Difference

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226869063
eISBN:
9780226869087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226869087.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

There are many reasons to view intergroup dialogue programs on race as an important public good and thus as an unsurprising policy choice. The involvement of governments in public talk programs is of ... More


Saving the Land by Developing It

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/9780252039867.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides an introduction to Prairie Crossing, a novel experiment in urban public policy that took root in Grayslake, a small community located in suburban Lake County. Developed by ... More


Nature’s Suburb

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/9780252039867.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines the legacy of Prairie Crossing in the area of conservation. It begins with a discussion of two categories of policy attributes that contributed to Prairie Crossing's success: ... More


Prairie Crossing: Creating an American Conservation Community

John Scott Watson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039867
eISBN:
9780252097973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039867.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Carved out of century-old farmland near Chicago, the Prairie Crossing development is a novel experiment in urban public policy that preserves 69 percent of the land as open space. The for-profit ... More


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