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Title Vital little plans : the short works of Jane Jacobs / edited by Samuel Zipp and Nathan Storring.
Author Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
Publication New York : Random House, [2016]
Description 1 online resource (xliii, 490 pages) : illustrations.
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-468) and index.
Contents Part one: A city naturalist, 1934-1952 -- While arranging verses for a book -- Diamonds in the tough -- Flowers come to town -- Caution, men working -- 30,000 unemployed and 7,000 empty houses in Scranton, neglected city -- Islands the boats pass by -- No virtue in meek conformity -- Part two: City building, 1952-1965 -- Philadelphia's redevelopment: a progress report -- Pavement pounders and Olympians -- The missing link in city redevelopment -- Our "surplus" land -- Reason, emotion, pressure: there is no other recipe -- Metropolitan government -- Downtown is for people -- A living network of relationships -- A great unbalance -- The decline of function -- Part three: How new work begins, 1965-1984 -- The self-generating growth of cities -- On civil disobedience -- Strategies for helping cities -- A city getting hooked on the expressway drug -- The real problem of cities -- Can big plans solve the problem of renewal? -- Part four: The ecology of cities, 1984-2000 -- The responsibilities of cities -- Pedaling together -- Foreword to The Death and Life of Great American Cities -- Two ways to live -- First letter to the Consumer Policy Institute -- Women as natural entrepreneurs -- Market nurturing run amok -- Against amalgamation -- Part five: Some patterns of future development, 2000-2006 -- Time and change as neighborhood allies -- Canada's hub cities -- Efficiency and the commons -- The sparrow principle -- Uncovering the economy: a new hypothesis -- The end of the plantation age.
Summary A survey of Jacobs's career in forty short pieces that have never been collected in a single volume: essays, articles, speeches, interviews, and lectures, covering her work in urban and economic planning as well as globalization, feminism, and universal health care.
Note Print version record.
Subject Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006.
Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006. (OCoLC)fst00052833
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Regional Planning.
City planning -- United States.
City planning.
Sociology, Urban -- United States.
Sociology, Urban.
Urban policy -- United States.
Urban policy.
City planning. (OCoLC)fst00862177
Sociology, Urban. (OCoLC)fst01123961
Urban policy. (OCoLC)fst01162489
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Addl. Author Zipp, Samuel.
Storring, Nathan.
OverDrive, Inc.
Addl. Title Works. Selections
Related To Print version: Jacobs, Jane, 1916-2006. Works. Selections. Vital little plans. New York : Random House, [2016] 9780399589607 (DLC) 2016014099 (OCoLC)942838380
ISBN 9780399589614 (electronic bk.)
0399589619 (electronic bk.)
Standard # 40026415402

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