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The Field Guide for Creative Placemaking and Parks
Price: Free! Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
This book is intended to serve as an introduction to creative placemaking for those interested in using the practice to create more and better parks in their community.
The Decline of Baseball in Inner-City Chicago
Price: Free! Words: 6,010. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
Previously published as "What Happened to Little League Baseball in the Inner City?" Crime in inner-city Chicago is always the hot topic at the start of every news segment daily, and one would be hard-pressed to recall anything positive reported in the Black community. Baseball used to thrive in Chicago, but today shootings in the park take place more than boys swinging baseball bats.
Our Digital Rights to the City
Price: Free! Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
‘Our Digital Rights to the City’ is a small collection of articles about digital technology, data and the city. It covers a range of topics relating to the political and economic power of technologies that are now almost inescapable within the urban environment. Edited by: Joe Shaw and Mark Graham.
Participatory Planning in Plan Preparation
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Research, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
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There are many practices in Delhi which is seen as a good example of participatory planning and the concerns arises when we want to replicate in other cities and towns then it becomes imperative to look in detail the process and their allied pros and cons so that a more effective model can be adapted and adopted for implementation.
Maslow's Triangle: Short Tales of a Homeless Chick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
As homeless statistics continue to grow, this timely narrative offered by Frankie delves intimately into the life of the homeless by sharing personal stories of her time car camping. Infused with this thoughtful narrative is compelling commentary on current social issues. This quick read is told with a kind of blunt honesty that offers a laugh, a cry, a story of triumph, and a challenge to think.