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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Silicon San Francisco and the West Bay Wall

Alex Schafran.

in Road to Resegregation

October 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 14006 words.

Silicon Valley as we know it emerged in part from encounters between the technology of the valley and the Bohemian culture of San Francisco. This San Francisco–Silicon Valley nexus would...

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The Suburbanization of Segregation

Alex Schafran.

in Road to Resegregation

October 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 10894 words.

This chapter lays out the case for understanding the transformation of the Bay Area as segregation, and for transforming our understanding of segregation. It begins with a brief...

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The Altamont Line and the Planning Dilemma

Alex Schafran.

in Road to Resegregation

October 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 9442 words.

This chapter focuses on Altamont Pass, home of one of the largest wind farms in the world. The Altamont is also a gateway between the valley and the Bay Area, a 741-foot-high pass through...

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A Land Ethic for the City of Water

Kristen Van Hooreweghe, Steve Lang and William Kornblum.

in New York and Los Angeles

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 13051 words.

A twenty-first century urban land ethic necessarily involves a combination of city planning, national environmental regulations, and local citizen activism. This chapter explores the...

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Road to Resegregation

Alex Schafran.

October 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 376 pages.

How could Northern California, the wealthiest and most politically progressive region in the United States, become one of the earliest epicenters of the foreclosure crisis? How could this...

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Introduction

in Between Movement and Establishment

April 2009; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 2362 words.

This chapter introduces the main themes of the book, bringing together ideas on public policy setting and implementation, organization theory, and social movements to shed light on the work...

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Driving into the Flood

Alejandro Portes and Ariel C. Armony.

in Global Edge

September 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 5915 words.

This chapter considers the problems of traffic congestion and rising sea levels plaguing Miami. Traffic congestion has become the major immediate problem in Miami, and the urgency to...

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The Reproduction of Babylon and the Gentrification Dilemma

Alex Schafran.

in Road to Resegregation

October 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 12587 words.

This chapter focuses primarily on Richmond and Oakland and the military-industrial spaces of the Bay Area, on important African American places that struggled with the long legacy of...

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Introduction

Alex Schafran.

in Road to Resegregation

October 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 8236 words.

This introductory chapter explains the book's core arguments. The first core argument is that the profound changes in the race and class geography of the San Francisco Bay Area is...

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Conclusion

Alex Schafran.

in Road to Resegregation

October 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 10544 words.

This chapter argues that had political leaders and a broad coalition of interest groups truly wanted to heal both wounds from the postwar era—racialized segregation and environmental...

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Environmental and Social Justice Movements and Policy Change in Los Angeles

Martha M. Matsuoka and Robert Gottlieb.

in New York and Los Angeles

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 11117 words.

Los Angeles has long had the worst air quality in the nation. Its extensive developments at the urban edge for more than 100 years had earned Southern California the reputation as the...

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