Category Archives: Urban

Politics and the City

Chapter five introduced the idea of politics and the city.  The chapter opened by expressing that there is no really set definition of what a city actually is. Surprise! This is yet another concept in the book that has no … Continue reading

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Politics and the City

This chapter as a whole was probably the easiest for me to start grasping what it means and how to relate it to real world experiences or thoughts that I have of the real world.  All cities develop differently, no … Continue reading

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Politics and the City

In chapter 5, we are more or less discussing what a city really is and the connections between the urban centers and surroundings. What this all means is rather hard to say. When trying to tie in urban politics, things … Continue reading

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Politics and the City

A city is the conceptualization of a thought where people interact and connect.  This chapter goes into the details of what a city is what what makes up a city.  The chapter opens with homeless people sleeping in a New … Continue reading

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Urban Politics and You (But Really The Public)

The section that grabbed most of my attention in this chapter is about urban infrastructure, which I consider to be the most underrated part of any city. It only makes sense that when cities grow, that you must evaluate and … Continue reading

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Politics & the City

As with most chapters we have read so far, this one started off with a problem of definition, what is a ‘city’. Early cities were walled off and functioned as the center for administration, politics, and economics for the surrounding … Continue reading

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The City

Continuing off of last weeks readings on citizenship, we now move on to the politics of urban life. This chapter is almost like a reading on economic geography at first, discussing the history of the city and how cities are … Continue reading

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