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2007

Fall 2007 Security and Planning

Fall 2007 Security and Planning

Security and Planning After 9-11 by Amy Siciliano and Norma Rantisi Networked Security in the City: A Call to Action for Planners  by Matt..

October 28, 2007

The U.S. Social Forum: Major Success for Networking

By Peter Marcuse The U.S. Social Forum in Atlanta this July was a major success. There were some 10,000 people in attendance, 951 workshops..

October 22, 2007

Israel’s Wall in Palestine: Control, not Security

By Gary Fields In 1989, the Berlin Wall fell and soon after that South African apartheid crumbled. At the time it appeared that such..

October 22, 2007

Civic Duty: From Neighborhood Watch to ‘USAOnWatch’

By Marilena Liguori On November 8, 2001 and in the wake of 9/11, President George W. Bush called on all Americans “to serve by bettering..

October 22, 2007

Networked Security in the City: A Call to Action for Planners

By Matt Hidek Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the United States government has developed defensive strategies to protect its cities..

October 22, 2007
Summer 2007 Post Katrina Planning and Organizing

Summer 2007 Post Katrina Planning and Organizing

Grassroots Disaster Recovery Planning: New Orleans and Beyond Jason Neville and Clara Irazábal Social Justice in New Orleans: Planning..

July 28, 2007

Planning and Neoliberalism: The Challenge for Radical Planners

By Kanishka Goonewardena The “real” planner must be a radical planner, planning for social justice and social change. In order..

July 22, 2007

Community Organizing and Rebellion: Neighborhood Councils in El Alto, Bolivia

By Emily Achtenberg Visitors to La Paz in August 2004 experienced a rare event: a day without car horns, gasoline fumes and traffic..

July 22, 2007

Developing Sustainable Housing: Moving Beyond Green

By David A. Turcotte The United States has almost 90 million residential structures. While few have been built in a sustainable manner, we..

July 22, 2007

Social Justice in New Orleans – Planning after Katrina

By Peter Marcuse This is intended by the author as a framework for discussion, and it should be stated at the outset that, if limits to..

July 22, 2007
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