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Why Detroit Matters [electronic resource]: Decline, Renewal, and Hope in a Divided City

edited by Brian Doucet
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Bristol, UK : Policy Press, 2017.
Language
English
ISBN
9781447327905, 144732790X, 9781447327899, 1447327896, 9781447327875, 144732787X, 9781447327868, 1447327861, 9781447327882, 1447327888
Summary
This edited book examines why what happens in Detroit matters for other cities around the world. Bridging academic and non-academic voices, contributions from many of the leading scholars on Detroit are joined by some of the city's most influential writers, planners, artists and activists.
Contents
  • Section one: Lessons from Detroit. Detroit's bankruptcy: treating the symptom, not the cause / George Galster
  • Detroit in bankruptcy: what are the lessons to be learned? / Reynolds Farley
  • Between economic revival and social disruption: the redevelopment of greater downtown and the emergence of new socio-spatial inequalities / René Kreichauf
  • A new urban medicine show: on the limits of blight remediation / Joshua Akers
  • Reshaping the gray spaces: resident self-provisioning and urban form in Detroit / KImberley Kinder
  • Preserving Detroit by preserving its baseball history / Jason Roche
  • This is (not) Detroit: projecting the future of Germany's Ruhr regoin / Julia Sattler
  • Intermezzo I: You may not know my Detroit / jessica Care moore.
  • Section two: Practices from Detroit. Evolutoin of municipal government in Detroit / John Gallagher
  • Detroit's emerging innovation in urban infrastructure: how liabilities become assets for energy, water, industry, and informatics / Dan Kinkead
  • Visions in confilct: a city of possibilities / Sharon Howell and Richard Feldman
  • Reconstructing Detroit: the resilient city / Khalil Ligon
  • Reawakening culture among Detroit's resident majority / Jessica Brooke Williams
  • Make sure you are helping: experts, solidarity, and effective partnering with locals / Drew Philp
  • New strategies DMC, takin' it all back home: lessons from Detrois for arts practices in the Netherlands / Friso Wiersum, Bart Witte, adn Nikos Doulos
  • Intermezzo II: My Detroit / Tyree Guyton.
  • Section three: Conversations from Detroit. Lowell Boileau, artist and founder of DetroitYES
  • Sandra Hines, Detropit Coalition Against Police Brutality
  • Malik Yakini, Detroit Black Community Food Security Network
  • Dan Carmody, Easter Market Corporation
  • Jackie Victor, Avalon International Breads
  • Phil Cooley, Entrepreneur, owner of Slows, Bar-B-Q and Ponyride
  • Wayne Curtis and Myrtle Thompson-Curtis, Feedom Freedom Farmers
  • Julia Putnam, Amanda Rosman, and Marisol Teachworth, The James and Grace Lee Boggs School
  • Yusef Bunchy Shakur, author and neighbourhood organizer
  • Grace Lee Boggs, activist (1915-2015)
  • Conclusion: Detroit and the future of the city / Brian Doucet.
Description
1 online resource (xii, 394 pages) : illustrations, maps
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 353-379) and index.
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