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Public Culture (2017) 29 (1 (81)): 165–190.
Published: 01 January 2017
...Kenny Cupers This article examines theories of human territoriality and their historical role in the demise of public housing in Western Europe and North America between the 1960s and the 1980s. The neglect and privatization of the public housing stock and the withdrawal of the state in direct...
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 8 Photo from Alice Coleman’s Utopia on Trial (1985: 7), illustrating the “failed utopia” of public housing Figure 8. Photo from Alice Coleman’s Utopia on Trial (1985: 7), illustrating the “failed utopia” of public housing More
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 6 View of an internal gallery area in the Pruitt-Igoe housing project, published by Newman (1972 : 58) to illustrate his point that because these corridors are not juxtaposed with apartment units and therefore do not constitute defensible space, they “are feared by residents and [remain More
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 2 Margaret Willis’s (1951) sociological research for the London County Council on the environments of housing estates in the early 1950s. From Willis 1951 Figure 2. Margaret Willis’s (1951) sociological research for the London County Council on the environments of housing estates More
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Published: 01 January 2017
Figure 3 Photographs published by the sociologist Philippe Boudon (1969 : 154) of Le Corbusier’s housing project in Pessac, upon completion in 1927 (top) and in 1967 (bottom), showing various alterations by inhabitants Figure 3. Photographs published by the sociologist Philippe Boudon (1969 More
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Public Culture (2010) 22 (1): 187–209.
Published: 01 January 2010
... and maintenance of affordable housing and infrastructure remains one of the most vexed issues confronting indigenous public policy. Many per- Figure 2  Looks like a house. Photograph by Paul Pholeros 188 manent indigenous dwellings are in need...
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Public Culture (1996) 9 (1): 113–125.
Published: 01 January 1996
... dangerously @agile. Richard Wright American Hunger, 1944 The Cabrini Green public housing project consists of 23 high-rise buildings and a series of two-story row houses. From here it is a short walk to the Gold Coast, Chicago’s...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (1): 210–221.
Published: 01 January 1999
...) fled abroad, the stately dwellings they abandoned in Stone Town were confiscated and transformed into public housing. All the old names were rewritten to fit a new script: the Mnazi Mmoja Hospital was christened V.I. Lenin; the English Club became Africa House Hotel; St. Joseph’s school...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 433–440.
Published: 01 September 1999
... normalizable (and Japanese) person, so too the neighborhood—one part cobbled together as an illegal settlement along the river, another part wedged between factories and highways, and the rest a cement jumble of inexpensively built public housing—was variously various in a man- ner not common to other...
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Public Culture (2005) 17 (1): 193–202.
Published: 01 January 2005
... over Berea, Simmel over Sandton?” in this issue. 3. Arjun Appadurai, “Spectral Housing and Urban Cleansing: Notes on Millennial Mumbai,” Public Culture 12 (2000): 628. 4. AbdouMaliq Simone, “The Right to the City,” WISER Review 1 (2004...
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Public Culture (1999) 11 (3): 443–446.
Published: 01 September 1999
... or necessary resting places has lost much of its appeal recently, but the barrier to defunding them is built on a paternalism that eschews human dignity. As we have seen with public housing programs in the U.S., the tendency is to warehouse...
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Public Culture (2017) 29 (2 (82)): 227–234.
Published: 01 May 2017
... everyday interaction. Copyright © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 education ethnography inequality Parent-Teacher Associations Manhattan’s Public School (PS) X is an elementary school situated in the midst of housing projects located in a hypergentrified neighborhood. 1 The building...
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Public Culture (2014) 26 (1 (72)): 201–203.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., and Rob Jordan. 2013. Chronicles from the Field: The Townsend Thai Project . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Treglown, Jeremy. 2013. Franco’s Crypt: Spanish Culture and Memory since 1936 . New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Vale, Lawrence J. 2013. Purging the Poorest: Public Housing and the Design...
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Public Culture (1992) 5 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 1992
..., ejected from public housing, deprived of driver’s licenses and cut off from both student loans and welfare. Criminalizing victimless drug use uncouples be- havior from the societal harm it may cause in much the same way that archaic morality laws against consensual sex did. But a quarter-million...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 415–441.
Published: 01 May 2016
... in the history of modern colonialism, or for that matter in the history of East and Southeast Asia.” He argues that public housing was an essential expression of anticommunist counterinsurgency, which then became a “permanent emergency” for the purpose of population control. For Chua Beng Huat (1991) , housing...
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Public Culture (2016) 28 (2 (79)): 317–350.
Published: 01 May 2016
... is the intense poverty and the pressure that puts on the city. In South Africa, the urban government has a legal obligation to provide a social safety net in the form of minimum free basic services, public housing, and so on. But because unemployment is so high, perhaps up to 40 percent depending...
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Public Culture (1994) 6 (3): 441–464.
Published: 01 September 1994
... Chinese-style walled villages. One example is the Tsang Tai Uk in Shatin, still inhabited and coexisting in a time warp with and within sight of the nearby Government public housing blocks. Buildings in the urban vernacular style are largely gone...
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Public Culture (2002) 14 (2): 311–334.
Published: 01 May 2002
... and social consequences of China's hukou system. China Quarterly 139 : 644 -68. Comaroff, Jean. 1985 . Body of power, spirit of resistance: The culture and history of a South African people . Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Davis, Deborah S. In press. When a house becomes his home...
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Public Culture (2019) 31 (3): 539–561.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., although the officers’ counsels pleaded that they should be excused in the allegedly warlike context of public housing, as well as against a long tradition of both legal theory and moral philosophy, whose definition of punishment precisely excludes these acts for being outside the judicial realm...
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Public Culture (1988) 1 (1): 39–51.
Published: 01 January 1988
... supports? Jobs? Job training and education? Day care? Finally, what is needed, at the level of housing policy, in order to insure an adequate stock of affordable housing? Concentrated or scatter site public housing projects within a generally commodified housing environment? Rent control...