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Public spaces : times of crisis and change

Author: João Teixeira Lopes; Ray Hutchison
Publisher: United Kingdom ; North American : Emerald, 2017.
Series: Research in urban sociology, volume 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Publication:Research in urban sociology, no:15

This volume is about the plurality and complexity of modern urban public spaces. The authors move far beyond the nostalgia of traditional streets, squares and gardens to mobilize contemporary  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: João Teixeira Lopes; Ray Hutchison
ISBN: 9781786354648 1786354640
OCLC Number: 966311493
Description: xi, 421 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I INTRODUCTION --
Urban Space And Public Places / Joao Teixeira Lopes --
Public Spaces: Interactions, Appropriations, And Conflicts / Luis Vicente Baptista --
Is the city unnecessary? New life spaces of young city inhabitants / Marta Smagacz-Poziemska --
Sidewalk Encounters: Card Playing And Neighborhood Use In A Lisbon Suburb / Joao Pedro Nunes --
Sala Borsa: Plural Presences And Innovative Public Spaces / Gabriele Manella --
Transformation Of Public Space In Zagreb Since 2000 / Andelina Svircic Gotovac --
Artists' Studios In Urban Areas: A Comparative Study Between Paris And London / Dominique Billier --
Typifying The Thematic Cities: Study Of The Events Organized In Public Spaces In The Cities Of Oporto, Vila Nova De Gaia And Barcelona / Fernando Manuel Rocha da Cruz --
Shaping A Territory: Case Study --
The Moorish Quarter In Lisbon (Mouraria) / Madalena Corte-Real --
The Spatial Analysis Of Gezi Movement In Turkey / Cagri Eryilmaz --
Contested Cityscapes: Politics Of Vertical Construction In Paris And Vienna / Andrea Glauser --
Heritage, Place, And Neighborhood: Itineraries As Public Space Contention In Ring-Road Districts Of Madrid / Sergio Claudio Gonzalez Garcia --
pt. IV The (Re) Structuration Of Public Spaces --
Researching Social Stratification In Large Urban Zones Today / Juan Jose Villalon Ogayar --
Rethinking Public Spaces In Waterfront Areas: Notes From Lisbon / Patricia Pereira --
The Earthquake And The Shanty: Post-Disaster Social Order In A Sicilian Town (1908 --
2013) / Pietro Saitta --
From Exclusion To Participation: Social Mediation In Public Housing / Carla Moretti.
Series Title: Research in urban sociology, volume 15.
Other Titles: Times of crisis and change
Responsibility: edited by João Teixeira Lopes, Department of Sociology, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, Ray Hutchison, Public and Environmental Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Green Bay, USA.


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Editors Lopes and Hutchison present readers with a collection of research and academic perspectives exploring the plural and complex nature of the use of contemporary urban spaces. The editors have Read more...

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