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Fall 2005 Arts, Culture and Community

FEATURES Artists as Community Developers Ann Markusen 7th Generation Peter Marcuse Public Art and Wild Rice Karl Lorenz Art and the..

October 28, 2005

A Cultural Policy for Montreal : Arts or the Neoliberal Agenda?

By Norma M. Rantisi and M. Jason Blackman The City of Montreal recently drafted its first formal cultural policy. While the policy seeks to..

October 24, 2005

Culture and Community Development: Tough Questions, Creative Answers

By Caron Atlas What are the tough questions that public officials—mayors, planning commissioners and economic development experts—and..

October 24, 2005

Art and the Politics of Public Housing

By Jacqueline Leavitt We believe in a grassroots movement that puts into question the essential relationships on which the system is based...

October 24, 2005

Artists as Community Developers

By Ann Markusen Artists have been under-appreciated as participants in community and neighborhood development in cities around the world...

October 24, 2005
Summer 2005

Summer 2005

FEATURES Participatory Housing Cooperatives: An Argentinean Experiment Marie Kennedy and Chris Tilly 7th Generation Ann Forsyth Vietnam..

July 28, 2005

Neoliberal Ideas and Social Housing Realities in Ontario

By Jason Hackworth A Return to the Halcyon Days or Just Another Empty Promise? On April 29, 2005, officials from Ontario and the Canadian..

July 24, 2005

Good Design Alone Can’t Change Society: Marcus Garvey Village (Brownsville, Brooklyn) after Thirty Years

By Kym Liebman, Lauren Tenney and Susan Saegert In 1968, Martin Luther King was murdered, the nation’s cities and campuses were torn..

July 24, 2005

Vietnam Going Global without a Plan: Welcome to the Capitalist World

By Tom Angotti In the Jan/Feb 1998 issue of the Planners Network newsletter (the forerunner ofProgressive Planning Magazine ), I wrote,..

July 24, 2005

Participatory Housing Cooperatives: An Argentinean Experiment

By Marie Kennedy and Chris Tilly In the shadow of the sparkling skyscrapers of Buenos Aires ‘s newly redeveloped Puerto Madero..

July 24, 2005
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