demography, urbanism, etc

12 08 2008

[By Shawhin]   My friend just sent me a nice article on urbanism, planning, gentrification trends, etc in North American cities.  It’s a great read – but be sure to also read the comments and arguments:

http://tnr.com/politics/story.html?id=264510ca-2170-49cd-bad5-a0be122ac1a9 (Thanks, Mei!)

For good complimentary reading, check out Robert Putnam’s (Professor of Public Policy at Harvard) article on social capital:

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/DETOC/assoc/bowling.html

Or listen to an interview with Prof. Putnam, at:
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1074874

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20 05 2010
DarrenMagShierireat

The best forum so far

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