Planners Network

2008

Spring 2008 Tourism Trap

Spring 2008 Tourism Trap

Feature Articles Gaza and the Green Zone: Urban Apartheid and Occupied Territories by Tom Angotti State Support for Social Production of..

April 28, 2008

The Role of the Postcard in Inventing Puerto Rico for Domestic Consumption

By Luis Aponte-Parés Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world today. Its impact on the environment, national economies,..

April 3, 2008

Bounded Tourism: Plaza Mexico in California

By Clara Irazábal and Macarena Gómez-Barris This article is excerpted with permission from Clara Irazábal and Macarena Gómez-Barris...

April 3, 2008

Gender and Urban Planning: Time for Another Look

By Regula Modlich Almost fifty years ago, Jane Jacobs shook the planning establishment with her bookThe Death and Life of Great American..

April 3, 2008

Gaza and the Green Zone: Urban Apartheid and Occupied Territories

By Tom Angotti City planning and military strategy are indistinguishable in the occupied territories of Palestine and Iraq, where together..

April 3, 2008
Winter 2008 New Urban Planning?

Winter 2008 New Urban Planning?

Contextualizing Radical Planning: The 1970s Chicano Takeover in Crystal City, Texas by Jonathan Thompson Supporting Resident-Led..

January 28, 2008

A Housing Tour in South Africa

By Beth Maclin At the entrance to the squatter camp sits a bright green chemical toilet, accented with a gray top and door. A narrow lane..

January 3, 2008

Venezuela’s Communal Councils and the Role of Planners

By Clara Irazábal and John Foley The December 2007 referendum proposing constitutional reforms in Venezuela, discussed in the Fall 2007..

January 3, 2008

Progressive Planning Profile: Jacqueline Leavitt

Note: With this profile of Jacqueline Leavitt, Progressive Planning Magazine starts what will be an ongoing series examining the work of..

January 3, 2008

Asociación Madres de Plaza de Mayo: De la Protest Política a la Acción Social en el Habitat Popular

Por Alejandro Rofman Es bien conocida la trayectoria de la Asociación Madres de Plaza de Mayo en la Argentina. Actualicemos, brevemente,..

January 3, 2008
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