The Resource Common ground? : readings and reflections on public space, [edited by] Anthony M. Orum, Zachary P. Neal

Common ground? : readings and reflections on public space, [edited by] Anthony M. Orum, Zachary P. Neal

Label
Common ground? : readings and reflections on public space
Title
Common ground?
Title remainder
readings and reflections on public space
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Anthony M. Orum, Zachary P. Neal
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Public spaces have long been the focus of urban social activity, but investigations of how public space works often adopt only one of several possible perspectives, which restricts the questions that can be asked and the answers that can be considered. In this volume, Anthony Orum and Zachary Neal explore how public space can be a facilitator of civil order, a site for power and resistance, and a stage for art, theatre, and performance. They bring together these frequently unconnected models for understanding public space, collecting classic and contemporary readings that illustrate each, and
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
307.1/216
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT153
LC item number
.C594 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Metropolis and modern life
Label
Common ground? : readings and reflections on public space, [edited by] Anthony M. Orum, Zachary P. Neal
Publication
Note
Title from PDF title page (viewed Oct. 2, 2009)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Book Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS LIST; Locating Public Space; PART 1: Public Space as Civil Order; Introduction; The Death and Life of Great American Cities; The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces; The Character of Third Places; The Moral Order of Strangers; Street Etiquette and Street Wisdom; PART 2: Public Space as Power and Resistance; Introduction; The End of Public Space? People's Park, Definitions of the Public, and Democracy; Fortress L.A.; Whose Culture? Whose City?; Dispersing the Crowd: Bonus Plazas and the Creation of Public Space
  • Defying Disappearance: Cosmopolitan Public Spaces in Hong KongPART 3: Public Space as Art, Theatre, and Performance; Introduction; Art and the Transit Experience/Creating a Sense of Purpose: Public Art and Boston's Orange Line; The Harsh Reality: Billboard Subversion and Graffiti; The Paradox of Public Art: Democratic Space, the Avant-Garde, and Richard Serra's "Tilted Arc"; Those "Gorgeous Incongruities": Polite Politics and Public Space on the Streets of Nineteenth Century New York; Soundscape and Society: Chinese Theatre and Cultural Authenticity in Singapore; Conclusions
  • Relocating Public SpaceToolkits for Interrogating Public Space; REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING; INDEX
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ocn444447879
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Extent
1 online resource
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203873960
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24390641
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)444447879
  • pebco0203873963

Library Locations

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