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Contemporary perspectives on Jane Jacobs : reassessing the impacts of an urban visionary

Author: Dirk Schubert
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on cross-disciplinary and transnational approaches, this book offers new insights into Jane Jacobs's complex and often contrarian way of thinking. Now.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Jane Jacobs; Jane Jacobs; Jane Jacobs; Jane Jacobs
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dirk Schubert
ISBN: 9781472410047 1472410041
OCLC Number: 854956928
Description: xv, 254 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 50 years : "The death and life of great American cities" / Dirk Schubert --
Central elements of Jane Jacobs's philosophy / Roberta Brandes Gratz --
Jane Jacobs and the self-organizing city / Mary Rowe --
Jane Jacobs and the paradigm shift : Toronto 1968-1978 / Richard White --
Visual order and perceptual form : contrasting Jane Jacobs's urban design rejection with Kevin Lynch's approach / Jörg Seifert --
Jane Jacobs and Sharon Zukin : gentrification and the Jacobs legacy / Madeleine Lyes --
Taking sides with a man-eating shark : Jane Jacobs and the 1960s "density turn" in urban planning / Nikolai Roskamm --
More than building regeneration : the shift towards gentle urban renewal in Vienna / Christiane Feuerstein --
Jane Jacobs, city planning, and its rationale in Spain / José Luis Sáinz Guerra ; translation from the Spanish by Alan Hynds --
Beyond diversity : Jacobs's Death and life and its relevance for Dutch urban regeneration policy / Gert-Jan Hospers --
Jan Jacobs's perception and impact on city planning and urban renewal in Germany / Dirk Schubert --
Jane Jacobs and the Transatlantic collapse of urban renewal / Christopher Klemek --
Jane Jacobs 2.0--Old systems need new ideas : new forces of decline and regeneration / Birgit Dulski and Gerben van Straaten --
"That is the way the cookie crumbles"--New paradigm changes in times of globalization and deregulation / Friedhelm Fischer and Uwe Altrock --
Urban ecology as the new planning paradigm : another legacy of Jane Jacobs / Stephen A. Goldsmith --
What would Jane Jacobs have said and her relevance for today and tomorrow / Klaus Brake --
Jane Jacobs's Hamburg lecture, 1981.
Responsibility: by Dirk Schubert.

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'This is a stimulating exploration of the immediate and long-term impact of Jane Jacobs' efforts to resist large-scale urban renewal and highway plans for New York City. The book's authors come from Read more...

 
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