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Author Lopes, João Teixeira.
Title Public Spaces : Times of Crisis and Change.
Imprint Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2016.

Series Research in Urban Sociology ; v. 15
Research in urban sociology.
Subject Sociology, Urban.
Public spaces.
City planning.
Alt Name Hutchison, Ray.
Series Research in Urban Sociology ; v. 15
Research in urban sociology.
Subject Sociology, Urban.
Public spaces.
City planning.
Alt Name Hutchison, Ray.
Description 1 online resource (434 pages).
Contents Front Cover; Public Spaces: Times of Crisis and Change; Contents; List of Contributors; Part I: Introduction; Urban Space and Public Places; Urban Images, Urbanism, and Public Spaces; Culture, Arts, and Public Places; The (Re)structuration of Public Spaces; References; Part II: Urban Images, Urbanism, and Public Spaces; Public Spaces: Interactions, Appropriations, and Conflicts; Introduction; On the Nature of Interactions in Public Spaces; Is the Public Space Dead? How to Address the Differences in Public Spaces?; The Diversity of Public Spaces and Their Uses in the Current Urban Context.
ConclusionsNotes; References; Is the City Unnecessary? New Life Spaces of Young City Inhabitants; Social Relations in the City Space; Why Study Teenagers in the City?; The Two Cities; Where Is the Teenagers' City?; A Symbol City -- A City of Places; Notes; References; Sidewalk Encounters: Card Playing and Neighborhood Use in a Lisbon Suburb; The J. Pimenta Neighborhood; Data and Methods from a Sidewalk Observation; The Rise of a Social Occasion on the Sidewalk; Card Playing as a Focused Gathering; Triangulation Stimuli and Instillation of Sociability.
Neighborhood Use and Public Character FormationPlaying Out the Trump Card; Notes; References; Sala Borsa: Plural Presences and Innovative Public Spaces; Introduction; City, Public Space, and Public Domain: From the Rise to the Fall; Our Study: Research and Methodology; Our Case Study: Sala Borsa, an Innovative Public Space; The Populations and Uses of Space in Sala Borsa; Students and the "Invasion" of Sala Borsa; The Homeless and Sala Borsa: A Shelter, a Resource, and a Precarious Equilibrium; Immigrants: Between Internet Lounge, Esedra, and the Steps.
Two Other Sala Borsa Populations: The Elderly and the TouristsSala Borsa as a Public Space: The Interviewees' Point of View; Conclusion: Sala Borsa in the Debate on Public Spaces of the Contemporary City; References; Transformation of Public Space in Zagreb since 2000; Introduction: Croatian Sociopolitical Context; Urban Actors and Their Activities; Diminishing of Public Space in Zagreb Since 2000; Method, Examinees, and Procedure; Results and Interpretation; Zagreb in the 1980s; New Urban (Over)Building; Public Interest and New Urban Actors; Non-Existant Public Participation.
Flower Square in ZagrebKvaternik Square; Discussion; Notes; References; Internet Sources; Part III: Culture, Arts, and Public Spaces; Artists' Studios in Urban Areas: A Comparative Study between Paris and London; The Bohemian Life in Paris; The Artist, an Actor of Urban Disorder?; The Artist, an Actor of Solidarity in the City; From cités d'artistes to Social Housing: On the Path of Solidarity; The Artists' Studio Dwelling: A Political and an Urban Object; The Artists' Studios in London, an Opposite Case Study; References; Further Reading.
Note Typifying the Thematic Cities: Study of the Events Organized in Public Spaces in the Cities of Oporto, Vila Nova de Gaia and Barcelona.
Summary This volume is about the plurality and complexity of modern urban public spaces. The authors move far beyond the nostalgia of traditional streets, squares and gardens to mobilize contemporary sociological knowledge based on the mediated relations between spatial morphology and everyday life in cities across several continents.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781786354631 (electronic bk.)
1786354632 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 963577982
Additional Format Print version: Teixeira Lopes, Joao. Public Spaces : Times of Crisis and Change. Bingley : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, ©2016