Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Urban, Community and Regional Planning Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

5,907 Full-Text Articles 5,599 Authors 2,762,535 Downloads 187 Institutions

All Articles in Urban, Community and Regional Planning

Faceted Search

5,907 full-text articles. Page 179 of 198.

Perspectivas E História Do Estado Mais Ao Norte Do País (Entrevista), Prof. Dr. Eloi Martins Senhoras 2011 Federal University of Roraima (UFRR)

Perspectivas E História Do Estado Mais Ao Norte Do País (Entrevista), Prof. Dr. Eloi Martins Senhoras

Elói Martins Senhoras

No abstract provided.


Disciplina De Mestrado: Geografia Das Relações Internacionais, Prof. Dr. Eloi Martins Senhoras 2011 Federal University of Roraima (UFRR)

Disciplina De Mestrado: Geografia Das Relações Internacionais, Prof. Dr. Eloi Martins Senhoras

Elói Martins Senhoras

No abstract provided.


Disciplina De Mestrado: Geografia Das Relações Internacionais, Prof. Dr. Eloi Martins Senhoras 2011 Federal University of Roraima (UFRR)

Disciplina De Mestrado: Geografia Das Relações Internacionais, Prof. Dr. Eloi Martins Senhoras

Elói Martins Senhoras

No abstract provided.


Immigration And Integration Religious And Political Activism For/With Immigrants In Los Angeles, Clara Irazabal 2011 Columbia University

Immigration And Integration Religious And Political Activism For/With Immigrants In Los Angeles, Clara Irazabal

Clara Irazabal

Although the role of religion in the lives of immigrants has recently been a subject of interest by scholars, there has not been much focus on the importance of the religio-political activism of faith-based and community organizations in favour of immigrants. This article focuses on a religious congregation, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, and a community-organizing network, the Salvadoran American National Association, to demonstrate how religion is actively promoting and aiding political engagement on behalf of and with immigrants in Los Angeles, with a particular, although not exclusive, focus on immigrants of Latino origin, who comprise the lion’s share of immigrants in …


Transforming Subjectivities: Service That Expands Learning In Urban Planning, Clara Irazabal, Susan C. Harris 2011 Columbia University

Transforming Subjectivities: Service That Expands Learning In Urban Planning, Clara Irazabal, Susan C. Harris

Clara Irazabal

In a recent service-learning course we taught at the University of Southern California (USC), our goal was the 'transformation of subjectivity", as students traversed their own paths from students to professionals, learners to doers and coeducators, and from experts to collaborators. Our intent was to minimize the boundaries separating classroom and community. We encouraged students to bridge the gap between disciplines (urban planning, public policy, public management, public administration, and real estate) and sought to help them become collaborative and socially responsible professionals. We also tried to change the role that community partners usually play in service-learning partnership. Many public …


Development And Cooperation At A Crossroads: Between Shattered Dreams And A Just World, Clara Irazabal 2011 Columbia University

Development And Cooperation At A Crossroads: Between Shattered Dreams And A Just World, Clara Irazabal

Clara Irazabal

The preface of the book "Reflections on Development and Cooperation," published by the Program of Development and Cooperation at Universitat Internacional de Calalunya.


Review Of Taming The Disorderly City: The Spatial Landscape Of Johannesburg After Apartheid, By Martin J. Murray, Clara Irazabal 2011 Columbia University

Review Of Taming The Disorderly City: The Spatial Landscape Of Johannesburg After Apartheid, By Martin J. Murray, Clara Irazabal

Clara Irazabal

Murray has produced a mesmerizing account of Johannesburg as an iconic neoliberal city of despicable inequality and polarization. According to his portrayal, the blatantly racist spatial regime of apartheid Johannesburg has given way, in the post-apartheid era, to a classist spatial war against the poor.


Ethnoscapes, Clara Irazabal 2011 Columbia University

Ethnoscapes, Clara Irazabal

Clara Irazabal

Although the urban planning and design literature extensively explores the intersection of race and space, much less work has been done on the study of ethnicity and space, an interrelation I refer to as producting ethnoscapes. This chapter discusses the emergence of ethnoscapes as contemporary spatial typologies, heightened by the new global socio-economic order. The chapter analyzes different processes of ethnicization of space, particularly focusing on Latina/o ethnoscapes in the United States. Latina/os have distinctively used processes of territorializing, regulating, and symbolizing place to sustain distinctive communities flavored by ethnic business and social associations (Arreola 2002; Aguilar San Juan 2005; …


Golden Geese Or White Elephants? The Paradoxes Of World Heritage Sites And Community-Based Tourism Development In Agra, India, Clara Irazabal, Surajit Chakravarty 2011 Columbia University

Golden Geese Or White Elephants? The Paradoxes Of World Heritage Sites And Community-Based Tourism Development In Agra, India, Clara Irazabal, Surajit Chakravarty

Clara Irazabal

This study examines the relationship between World Heritage Sites (WHSs) and local community development in Agra, India. We investigate two interrelated themes: the role of planning in developing the tourism potential of the Taj Mahal and other WHSs in Agra, and the impact of the WHS framework on the development of the city. We analyze the weaknesses of the institutions and agencies responsible for Agra’s inability to convert the development potential created by its three WHSs into significant economic, community and infrastructure improvements. The Agra case reveals a set of developmental paradoxes, whereby the restructuring of the tourist industry induced …


Adaptive Responses To Flooding Incidents In Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, Habiba I. Jimoh, Kayode A. Iroye 2011 University of Ilorin

Adaptive Responses To Flooding Incidents In Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, Habiba I. Jimoh, Kayode A. Iroye

Confluence Journal Environmental Studies (CJES), Kogi State University, Nigeria

Incidents of floods which are mainly caused by changes in landuse is fast becoming a city life experience in Ilorin as in most urban centres in Nigeria causing untold hardships and sometimes loss of lives. This extreme hydro-meteorological event is also being exacerbated by climate change which thus calls for adaptive response by residents towards reducing its risks, hence this study. Data used were generated from direct field measurements and questionnaire administration. Descriptive statistics and cross tabulations were used in analyzing the data. Results obtained indicate that most respondents use a wide range of non-structural adaptive response to flood. The …


An Assessment Of Socio-Economic Impact Of Waste Scavenging As A Means Of Poverty Alleviation In Gwagwalada, Abuja., John Yakubu Magaji, Samuel Panse Dakyes 2011 University of Abuja

An Assessment Of Socio-Economic Impact Of Waste Scavenging As A Means Of Poverty Alleviation In Gwagwalada, Abuja., John Yakubu Magaji, Samuel Panse Dakyes

Confluence Journal Environmental Studies (CJES), Kogi State University, Nigeria

Waste scavengers are usually perceived as being among the poor, and scavenging is considered a marginal activity. They tend to have low incomes, but can obtained decent earning when they are not exploited by middlemen. This study was conducted in Gwagwalada town with the aim of assessing the socio-economic impact of scavenging on the people. A structured questionnaire was constructed to capture the demographic characteristics of the scavengers, their experiences, types of items scavenged, the economic gains and the challenges being faced. The target pollution is waste scavengers and a random sampling technique was adopted in selecting the respondents for …


¿Qué Viene Para La Policía Después Del 30 De Septiembre?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2011 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

¿Qué Viene Para La Policía Después Del 30 De Septiembre?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Conferencia de apertura del Diplomado en Seguridad Ciudadana, ofertado por el Programa de Estudios de la Ciudad de FLACSO sede Ecuador


¿Prevenir O Gobernar La Violencia?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2011 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

¿Prevenir O Gobernar La Violencia?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Un fantasma se cierne sobre América Latina: el fantasma de la violencia. Contra este fantasma se han conjurado en santa unión todos los organismos de cooperación internacional, los gobiernos de nuestros países, los partidos políticos de todos los signos, los medios de comunicación y las sociedades victimizadas. Es un fantasma porque es la imagen de las personas muertas que, según dice, se les aparece permanentemente a los vivos; y se les aparece com percepción porque existe un aumento significativo de las tasas de homicidio, que en 25 años se han duplicado: se pasó de los 12 homicidios por cien mil …


¿Prevenir O Gobernar La Violencia?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2011 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

¿Prevenir O Gobernar La Violencia?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Un fantasma se cierne sobre América Latina: el fantasma de la violencia. Contra este fantasma se han conjurado en santa unión todos los organismos de cooperación internacional, los gobiernos de nuestros países, los partidos políticos de todos los signos, los medios de comunicación y las sociedades victimizadas. Es un fantasma porque es la imagen de las personas muertas que, según dice, se les aparece permanentemente a los vivos; y se les aparece com percepción porque existe un aumento significativo de las tasas de homicidio, que en 25 años se han duplicado: se pasó de los 12 homicidios por cien mil …


Relaciones Fronterizas: Encuentros Y Conflictos, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq., Johanna P. Espín Msc. 2011 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Relaciones Fronterizas: Encuentros Y Conflictos, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq., Johanna P. Espín Msc.

Fernando Carrión Mena

La inseguridad se ha convertido en uno de los temas más relevantes en las ciudades latinoamericanas, en parte debido al incremento de su magnitud, a las nuevas formas que asume y a los impactos sociales, económicos y ambientales que produce. Sin embargo, en las zonas de frontera, las cuales generalmente se encuentran alejadas de los centros urbanos principales, la situación tiene características aún más particulares y complejas. Ante esto, se hace necesario posicionar dicha problemática en el debate público, con la finalidad de conocer la realidad cotidiana de las poblaciones fronterizas, definir políticas públicas certeras y, además, reducir la distancia …


Violence Research In Latin America And The Caribbean: A Literature Review, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq., Manuel Dammert Guardia 2011 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Violence Research In Latin America And The Caribbean: A Literature Review, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq., Manuel Dammert Guardia

Fernando Carrión Mena

Latin America has long been a violence-prone continent. No other region of the world knows higher homicide rates nor has such a variety of violence. Political violence, guerilla movements and civil wars, bloody revolutions, brutal dictatorships, domestic violence, criminal violence, and youth violence are all well known throughout history. This article gives an overview of the historical development of violence in Latin America and the Caribbean, examining its specificities and changes. The focus is on the recent explosion of violence and crime since the 1980s. As a literature review, it summarizes the main findings of academic research on violence in …


Quito ¿Metrópoli Mundial?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq., Manuel Dammert G. Soc. 2011 Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru

Quito ¿Metrópoli Mundial?, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq., Manuel Dammert G. Soc.

Fernando Carrión Mena

Las ciudades no pueden existir por sí mismas; originalmente la relación con el campo fue su razón de ser y hoy en día es imposible comprenderlas –por la constitución de una ciudad en red– por fuera de su esencia relacional interurbana. Si la revolución industrial de mediados del siglo XIX generalizó la urbanización a nivel mundial, la globalización –sustentada en la revolución científica tecnológica en el ámbito de las comunicaciones– ha provocado que el vínculo y la articulación entre las ciudades del mundo sea un elemento constitutivo de su existencia. Por eso hoy el planeta es más interurbano que internacional. …


Fútbol Y Violencia, Las Razones De Una Sin Razón, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq. 2011 FLACSO, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales. Sede Ecuador

Fútbol Y Violencia, Las Razones De Una Sin Razón, Fernando Carrión Mena Arq.

Fernando Carrión Mena

El conflicto es consustancial al fútbol, porque encarna una disputa entre dos bandos que buscan la victoria por todos los medios a su alcance. Pero esta disputa no siempre es pacífica, tanto que el juego esta impregnado por la incorporación de los principios, categorías y lenguajes de la guerra. Allí la estrategia y la táctica como organizadores pacíficos del conflicto. El disparo de misiles, la existencia de bombazos, el cobro de tiros libres y la falta máxima de un penal. Un jugador potente es el Tanque Hurtado, si tiene un tiro fuerte será el Cañoncito Peñaherrera o si el defensa …


O Direito E A Cidade: O Papel Do Estado Na Organização Espacial Da Região Metropolitana De Belo Horizonte, Rafael de Oliveira Alves, Letícia de Melo Honório 2011 UFOP

O Direito E A Cidade: O Papel Do Estado Na Organização Espacial Da Região Metropolitana De Belo Horizonte, Rafael De Oliveira Alves, Letícia De Melo Honório

Rafael de Oliveira Alves

O objetivo principal deste estudo é apresentar os referenciais teóricos e a metodologia de análise sobre o zoneamento urbanístico a partir dos processos socioespaciais presentes na região metropolitana de Belo Horizonte (RMBH). Para tanto, adotamos um pressuposto geral de que há uma relação dinâmica entre a “produção do espaço” e a “produção do direito” e que a legislação municipal de regulação do solo de Belo Horizonte gera efeitos de segregação socioterritorial intra e extramunicipal. A partir desses fundamentos, foram avaliados os planos diretores e as leis de uso e ocupação do solo dos municípios de Belo Horizonte, Brumadinho, Nova Lima, …


Assessing Planning Approaches By Watershed Streamflow Modeling:Case Study Of The Woodlands, Texas, Bo Yang, Ming-Han Li 2011 Utah State University

Assessing Planning Approaches By Watershed Streamflow Modeling:Case Study Of The Woodlands, Texas, Bo Yang, Ming-Han Li

Bo Yang

The Woodlands, Texas, is well known as a town created following Ian McHarg’s ecological planning approach that uses soil permeability to coordinate development densities and land use. Very few studies have quantitatively measured the effect of this planning approach on stormwater management. In this study, watershed stream flow modeling was conducted to assess five hypothetical land use scenarios. These scenarios were compared with The Woodlands’ 2005 condition using the Automated Geospatial Watershed Assessment (AGWA) tool that simulates watershed long-term stream flow and peak discharges during single storms. The objectives are to: (1) assess The Woodlands development conditions during 1974–2005 on …


Digital Commons powered by bepress