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Rotenberg, Robert Louis 1949-

Works: 7 works in 43 publications in 2 languages and 2,148 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Legal stories  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR9199.4.R6845, 813.6
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The Cultural meaning of urban space by Robert Louis Rotenberg( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
This book presents a cross-cultural approach to the study of urban space. Essays written by major contributors in contemporary urban studies provide a range of case studies from Asia, Latin America, North America, and Europe to address important questions about space and power, processes of change, aesthetics and attitudes toward space, and social divisions expressed through urban life. The essays fall into three interlocking sections: conceptual and linguistic approaches to urban space; visual and social examinations of world cities; and policy examinations of spatial analyses. Together with the jointly compiled bibliography, this collection of essays is designed to stimulate comparative debate and identify new areas for urban research.''Essays contrast empty space in Barcelona and Savannah, explore the concept of healthy and unhealthy urban environments in the classical writings and in modern-day Vienna, and develop a model of space for Shanghai from the point of view of privacy. The subcultural ethos characterizing Tokyo and the castle as a symbol for the community in Japan are two more essay topics. The plaza in Spanish-American towns, the outdoor spaces in Italy (balcony, street, courtyard), and the school in Honduras are sites for socio-cultural analyses in three more essays. The last group of essays focus on discourses in urban planning, especially the responses of people to the growth, marketing, and decay of residential places. African-American neighborhoods and waterfront development provide examples for this section. These essays in their theoretical and geographical breadth make significant strides in defining the cultural meaning of urban space. They will be read with interest by city planners, ecologists, and other social scientists involved in finding human solutions to the metropolitan environment
Landscape and power in Vienna by Robert Louis Rotenberg( Book )
8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
"Each group that has held political power in Vienna over the past three centuries has left its mark on the city's history, institutions, and architecture. In Landscape and Power in Vienna, Robert Rotenberg shows how such groups - monarchists and republicans, fascists and socialists - also influenced another, equally vital aspect of urban identity in this central European metropolis: the landscape. Working as both a historian and an ethnographer, Rotenberg examines the relationships among human experience, landscape design, and the ideas that design was meant to represent. Understanding this relationship, Rotenberg explains, makes it possible to examine a Viennese garden today and deduce the ideology of those who planted it." "From "Gardens of Order" and "Gardens of Liberty" to "Gardens of Reaction" and "Gardens of Renewal," the chapters of Landscape and Power in Vienna show how ideas leaders and citizens shared about landscape emerged in the kinds of gardens they produced. "Landscape itself is a language," Rotenberg concludes. "People learn the meanings of landscape in a city from the landscape itself.""--Jacket
The art & craft of college teaching : a guide for new professors & graduate students by Robert Louis Rotenberg( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
"This book provides a hands-on, quick-start guide to the complexities of the college classroom for instructors in their first five years of teaching. Practical and prescriptive, it provides guidance on course design, syllabi, teaching strategies and assessment, among other topics. The second edition of Rotenberg's popular guide includes additional material on teaching in a digital environment, universal design and teaching diverse students."--Cover
Time and order in metropolitan Vienna : a seizure of schedules by Robert Louis Rotenberg( Book )
7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
The social organization of time in complex societies: a case study from Vienna, Austria by Robert Louis Rotenberg( Archival Material )
5 editions published in 1978 in English and German and held by 7 libraries worldwide
@Massachusetts, Univ., Diss., 1978
Old City Hall by Robert Rotenberg( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
It should have been an open and shut case. Canada's leading radio talk show host came to the door of his luxury condominium, his hands bloody, and said to the newspaper deliveryman, "I killed her." Yet, the discovery that the victim was a self-destructive alcoholic, the presence of strange fingerprints at the crime scene, and the refusal of the accused to say anything--even to his attorney--lead to a hotly contested murder trial
Extraordinary Vienna : identity and the metropolitan project by Robert Louis Rotenberg( Article )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Alternative Names
Rotenberg, Robert 1949-
English (42)
German (1)
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