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Introduction

David J. Karjanen

in The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694624
eISBN:
9781452955377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694624.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The author begins The Servant Class City with an introduction to one of their friends, the entrepreneur Raymond, and the odd jobs he does to earn a living. To some observers, Raymond’s situation and ... More


Lessons learned and recommendations for siting affordable housing

Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson, Li Yin, Molly Ranahan, and Laiyun Wu

in Affordable Housing in US Shrinking Cities: From Neighborhoods of Despair to Neighborhoods of Opportunity?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327585
eISBN:
9781447327622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327585.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter begins with a synopsis of lessons learned from the case studies examined in chapters two through six. This discussion focuses on identifying commonalities across the case studies with a ... More


The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

David J. Karjanen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694624
eISBN:
9781452955377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694624.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The Servant Class City demonstrates that for San Diego’s inner city revitalization, focusing on new development, visitor services, and high-rises overlooks the dramatic growth in low-wage service ... More


The Cultural Corridor Project: Revitalization and Preservation in Downtown Rio De Janeiro

Vicente Del Rio and Denise De Alcantara

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the revitalization and preservation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in the context of the Cultural Corridor Project (CCP). This project was conceived in the early 1980s and it ... More


Subsidizing Capital and Expanding Low-Wage Work

David J. Karjanen

in The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694624
eISBN:
9781452955377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694624.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The first chapter looks at the background of San Diego’s inner city revitalization, the targeting and subsidization of specific industries, and the politics involved in the process. Since the 1970s, ... More


Riverfront Revitalization in the Amazon: The Case of Belém

Simone Silene Dias Seabra and Alice da Silva Rodrigues

in Contemporary Urbanism Brazil: Beyond Brasilia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032818
eISBN:
9780813039275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032818.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines urban revitalization in Belém, a riverfront city in Brazil. The result reveals that the urban interventions carried out along the riverfront in Belém are imbued with political ... More


Affordable Housing in US Shrinking Cities: From Neighborhoods of Despair to Neighborhoods of Opportunity?

Robert Mark Silverman, Kelly L. Patterson, Li Yin, Molly Ranahan, and Laiyun Wu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447327585
eISBN:
9781447327622
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327585.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Given the rapid urbanization of the world’s population, the converse phenomenon of shrinking cities is often overlooked and not well understood. Yet, with almost one in ten post-industrial US cities ... More


Introduction: Diasporic Placemaking in the Renaissance City of the South

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

in Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie: Race, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637273
eISBN:
9781469637297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637273.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces the reader to ‘diasporic placemaking’ as an alternative conceptual frame for understanding the cultural and socio-spatial politics of planning and development in Chattanooga, ... More


Conclusion: An Expanding Servant Class or a Pathway to Prosperity?

David J. Karjanen

in The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694624
eISBN:
9781452955377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694624.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The concluding chapter of The Servant Class City provides a review of the key issues and makes policy suggestions. The lack of economic mobility in the United States is a growing problem across ... More


Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship

Robert Bussel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039492
eISBN:
9780252097607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039492.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the 1950s and 1960s, labor leaders Harold Gibbons and Ernest Calloway championed a new kind of labor movement that regarded workers as “total persons” interested in both workplace affairs and ... More


Singing a Big Nine Blues Revolution

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

in Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie: Race, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637273
eISBN:
9781469637297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637273.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 5 assesses the historic rise, ‘decline’, and ongoing revival of the East Ninth Street/Martin Luther King Blvd. corridor and neighbourhood. The work contends that public and institutional ... More


Chattanooga Homecoming: Citizen-Driven Planning along the Tennessee Riverfront

Courtney Elizabeth Knapp

in Constructing the Dynamo of Dixie: Race, Urban Planning, and Cosmopolitanism in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469637273
eISBN:
9781469637297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469637273.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the politics of public participation in the context of Chattanooga’s 35-year, citizen-driven return to the Tennessee riverfront. Though the city has won numerous awards for its ... More


Do-It-Yourself Safety Nets

David J. Karjanen

in The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694624
eISBN:
9781452955377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694624.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The sixth chapter examines the ways that people provide for themselves within low-income communities in the absence of market-based or public sector solutions for everything from childcare to ... More


“Fuck Him, He Wasn’t With Us”

Robert Bussel

in Fighting for Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway, and Working-Class Citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039492
eISBN:
9780252097607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039492.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the convergence of events that thrust Harold Gibbons into the maelstrom of national politics and led to his estrangement from the Teamsters's hierarchy. It first considers how ... More


Detroit: The Emergence, Decline, and Possible Revitalization of a Great City

Reynolds Farley

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter introduces the City of Detroit, starting with a glimpse of its early history and growth as an industrial power through the first half of the 20th century. The chapter also offers a ... More


Working Retail in the Inner City

David J. Karjanen

in The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694624
eISBN:
9781452955377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694624.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The fourth chapter looks more closely at employment in the retail sector, noting the poor job quality and challenges to workers in the industry. It first looks at the general trends in the industry ... More


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