ISSN: 20509790
First published in 2014
3 issues per volume
Volume 1 Issue 2
Cover Date: June 2014
Jane Jacobs and the problem of the city
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Authors:  Carlton Wade Basmajian 
DOI: 10.1386/jucs.1.2.315_1

Jane Jacobs,urban planning,renewal,New York,urban theory,urban politics,1960s

This article reviews three recent edited volumes devoted to exploring the legacy of Jane Jacobs. Including a wide variety of voices, the topics covered in the books range from urban planning to economics to philosophy to literature. They examine the full range of Jacobs’s output, as a journalist, an activist and scholar. More than five decades after the publication of The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961), the volumes speak to Jacobs’s profound and lasting influence on the study of cities.
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