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Asian Americans In Metro Boston: Growth, Diversity, And Complexity, Paul Watanabe, Michael Liu, Shauna Lo May 2004

Asian Americans In Metro Boston: Growth, Diversity, And Complexity, Paul Watanabe, Michael Liu, Shauna Lo

Institute for Asian American Studies Publications

This report provides an overview of Asian Americans in the Metro Boston area using 2000 U.S. Census data.


Ua1b2/1 The Jonesville Controversy, Ali Wright Feb 2004

Ua1b2/1 The Jonesville Controversy, Ali Wright

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Overview of the history of the African-American community, Jonesville and its demise through urban renewal in the 1960s.


Review Of Landscapes Of Leisure: Building An Urban History Of Tourism, J. Mark Souther Jan 2004

Review Of Landscapes Of Leisure: Building An Urban History Of Tourism, J. Mark Souther

History Faculty Publications

Review of MANSEL BLACKFORD, Fragile Paradise: The Impact of Tourism on Maui, 1959-2000. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2001; CATHERINE COCKS, Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States, 1850-1915. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001, and HARVEY K. NEWMAN, Southern Hospitality: Tourism and the Growth of Atlanta. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1999.


The Origin Of Portland, Oregon's Waterfront Park : A Paradigm Shift In City Planning (1967-1978), Michael Anthony Jenner Jan 2004

The Origin Of Portland, Oregon's Waterfront Park : A Paradigm Shift In City Planning (1967-1978), Michael Anthony Jenner

Dissertations and Theses

The present thesis chronicles the decision to replace Portland, Oregon's Harbor Drive, a downtown highway located between Front A venue and the Willamette River, with Tom McCall Waterfront Park, a thirty-seven acre linear greenway, in the late 1960s and 1970s. These events provide an example of the battle against the ascendancy of the automobile and the ability of concerned citizen groups to affect city planning decisions.


New Deal Housing On The Virginia Peninsula: Challenging Jim Crow Paternalism At Swantown And Aberdeen Gardens, Frederick James Carroll Jan 2004

New Deal Housing On The Virginia Peninsula: Challenging Jim Crow Paternalism At Swantown And Aberdeen Gardens, Frederick James Carroll

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


The Production Of Popular Music As A Confidence Game: The Case Of The Chicago Blues, David Grazian Dec 2003

The Production Of Popular Music As A Confidence Game: The Case Of The Chicago Blues, David Grazian

David Grazian

In this article I argue that the production of live music shares many formal properties with that of confidence games: specifically, (1) a set of structural relationships in which operators, ropers, insiders, shills and marks are enmeshed, (2) the deployment of carefully planned strategies of deception, and (3) a pattern of success owed in part to the moral and financial motivations of insiders, the willingness of the state to assist in the enterprise, and the desire among victims to be swayed by the production. Drawing on ethnographic research conducted in some of Chicago’s most popular blues clubs, I examine ...


In Flanders Fields: Uncovering The Carnage Of World War I, Neil A. Silberman Dec 2003

In Flanders Fields: Uncovering The Carnage Of World War I, Neil A. Silberman

Neil A. Silberman

No abstract provided.


Takings Formalism And Regulatory Formulas: Exactions And The Consequences Of Clarity, Mark Fenster Dec 2003

Takings Formalism And Regulatory Formulas: Exactions And The Consequences Of Clarity, Mark Fenster

Mark Fenster

A vocal minority of the U.S. Supreme Court recently announced its suspicion that lower courts and state and local administrative agencies are systematically ignoring constitutional rules intended to limit, through heightened judicial review, exactions as a land use regulatory tool. Exactions are the concessions local governments require of property owners as conditions for the issuance of the entitlements that enable the intensified use of real property. In two cases decided over the past two decades, Nollan v. California Coastal Commission (1987) and Dolan v. City of Tigard (1994), the Court has established under the Takings Clause a logic and ...