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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Contemporary perspectives on Jane Jacobs : reassessing the impacts of an urban visionary.
Surrey, England ; Burlington, Vermont : Ashgate, ©2014
xv, 254 pages
|Named Person:||Jane Jacobs; Jane Jacobs; Jane Jacobs|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Dirk Schubert; Uwe Altrock
|ISBN:||9781472410054 147241005X 9781472410061 1472410068 1306550181 9781306550185|
|Description:||1 online resource (275 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Contents; List of Figures; About the Editor; About the Contributors; Acknowledgments; Timeline; Part I Introduction; 1 50 Years: "The Death and Life of Great American Cities"; Part II Jane Jacobs: Roots, Basics and Impacts; 2 Central Elements of Jane Jacobs's Philosophy; 3 Jane Jacobs and the Self-Organizing City; 4 Jane Jacobs and the Paradigm Shift: Toronto 1968-1978; Part III Jane Jacobs "A Radical Thinker" --
"Cities First"; 5 Visual Order and Perceptual Form: Contrasting Jane Jacobs's Urban Design Rejection with Kevin Lynch's Approach. 6 Jane Jacobs and Sharon Zukin: Gentrification and the Jacobs Legacy7 Taking Sides with a Man-eating Shark: Jane Jacobs and the 1960s "Density Turn" in Urban Planning; Part IV Jane Jacobs and Her Impact on Urban Planning Outside North America; 8 More than Building Regeration: The Shift Towards Gentle Urban Renewal in Vienna; 9 Jane Jacobs, City Planning and its Rationale in Spain; 10 Beyond Diversity: Jacobs's Death and Life and its Relevance for Dutch Urban Regeneration Policy; 11 Jane Jacobs's Perception and Impact on City Planning and Urban Renewal in Germany. 12 Jane Jacobs and the Transatlantic Collapse of Urban RenewalPart V "We are all Jacobseans" --
Are We?; 13 Jane Jacobs 2.0 --
Old Systems Need New Ideas: New Forces of Decline and Regeneration; 14 "That is the way the cookie crumbles" --
New Paradigm Changes in Times of Globalization and Deregulation; 15 Urban Ecology as the New Planning Paradigm: Another Legacy of Jane Jacobs; 16 What Would Jane Jacobs Have Said and Her Relevance for Today and Tomorrow; 17 Jane Jacobs's Hamburg Lecture, 1981; Index.
|Responsibility:||edited by Dirk Schubert ; Uwe Altrock [and fifteen others], contributors.|
'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