Spatial Regulation in New York City: From Urban Renewal to Zero Tolerance - Routledge Advances in Geography (Paperback)Themis Chronopoulos (author)
Paperback 244 Pages / Published: 22/05/2013
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This book explores and critiques the process of spatial regulation in post-war New York, focusing on the period after the fiscal crisis of the 1970s, examining the ideological underpinnings and practical applications of urban renewal, exclusionary zoning, anti-vagrancy laws, and order-maintenance policing. It argues that these practices were part of a class project that deflected attention from the underlying causes of poverty, eroded civil rights, and sought to enable real estate investment, high-end consumption, mainstream tourism, and corporate success.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 244
Weight: 340 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 13 mm
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