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Reconsidering Jane Jacobs






ISBN 9781351179775
Published November 20, 2017 by Routledge
208 Pages

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This volume begins with the premise that the deepest respect is shown through honest critique. One of the greatest problems in understanding the influence of the author on cities and planning is that she has for much of the past five decades been "Saint Jane, the housewife" who upended urban renewal and gave us back our cities. Over time, she ha

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: More Than Meets the Eye Max Page 2. The Unknown Jane Jacobs: Geographer, Propagandist, City Planning Idealist Peter L. Laurence 3. An Australian Jane Jacobs Jane M. Jacobs 4. The Literary Craft of Jane Jacobs Jamin Creed Rowan 5. Urban Warfare: The Battles for Buenos Aires Sergio Kiernan 6. The Magpie and the Bee: Jane Jacobs' Magnificent Obsession Richard Harris 7. Jane Jacobs in Dutch Cities and Towns: Metropolitan Romance in Provincial Reality Gert-Jan Hospers 8. Time, Scale, and Control: How New Urbanism (Mis)Uses Jane Jacobs Jill L. Grant 9. Planning the Modern Arab City: The Case of Abu Dhabi Rudayna Abdo, AICP, and Geoffrey M. Batzel, AICP 10. Jane Jacobs, Andy Warhol, and the Kind of Problem a Community Is (Timothy Mennel) 11. A Chinese Perspective Nathan Cherry, AICP 12. Jane Jacobs and the Death and Life of American Planning Thomas J. Campanella

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Biography

Max Page is Professor of Architecture and History at the University of Massachusetts



Timothy Mennel is senior editor and acquisitions manager at the American Planning Association"