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Jacobs, Jane: Works. Selections

Vital little plans : the short works of Jane Jacobs / edited by Samuel Zipp and Nathan Storring.

Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006 (author.)
Alternativt namn: Butzner, Jane,‏ ‎ 1916-2006‏
Alternativt namn: Jacobs, Jane Butzner‏
Zipp, Samuel, (editor.)
Storring, Nathan, (editor.)
ISBN 978-0-399-58960-7 (hbk)
First edition.
Publicerad: New York : Random House, [2016]
Engelska xliii, 490 pages
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Innehållsförteckning Sammanfattning Ämnesord
  • Part one: A city naturalist, 1934-1952 -- While arranging verses for a book -- Diamonds in the tough -- Flowers come to town -- Caution, men working -- 30,000 unemployed and 7,000 empty houses in Scranton, neglected city -- Islands the boats pass by -- No virtue in meek conformity -- Part two: City building, 1952-1965 -- Philadelphia's redevelopment: a progress report -- Pavement pounders and Olympians -- The missing link in city redevelopment -- Our "surplus" land -- Reason, emotion, pressure: there is no other recipe -- Metropolitan government -- Downtown is for people -- A living network of relationships -- A great unbalance -- The decline of function -- Part three: How new work begins, 1965-1984 -- The self-generating growth of cities -- On civil disobedience -- Strategies for helping cities -- A city getting hooked on the expressway drug -- The real problem of cities -- Can big plans solve the problem of renewal? -- Part four: The ecology of cities, 1984-2000 -- The responsibilities of cities -- Pedaling together -- Foreword to The Death and Life of Great American Cities -- Two ways to live -- First letter to the Consumer Policy Institute -- Women as natural entrepreneurs -- Market nurturing run amok -- Against amalgamation -- Part five: Some patterns of future development, 2000-2006 -- Time and change as neighborhood allies -- Canada's hub cities -- Efficiency and the commons -- The sparrow principle -- Uncovering the economy: a new hypothesis -- The end of the plantation age.
  • A survey of Jacobs's career in forty short pieces that have never been collected in a single volume: essays, articles, speeches, interviews, and lectures, covering her work in urban and economic planning as well as globalization, feminism, and universal health care. 


City planning  -- United States. (LCSH)
City planning.  (LCSH)
Sociology, Urban  -- United States. (LCSH)
Sociology, Urban.  (LCSH)
Urban policy  -- United States. (LCSH)
Urban policy.  (LCSH)
Stadsplanering  (sao)
Stadssociologi  (sao)
Urban politik  (sao)
City planning  (LCSH)
Urban policy  (LCSH)
Sociology, Urban  (LCSH)
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Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006


HT167 (LCC)
307.1/2160973 (DDC)
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