American City

Metropolis: The American City in Popular Culture  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by step778 at March 27, 2018
Metropolis: The American City in Popular Culture

Robert Zecker, "Metropolis: The American City in Popular Culture"
2007 | pages: 298 | ISBN: 027599712X | PDF | 5,4 mb

The Making of a Teenage Service Class: Poverty and Mobility in an American City  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at March 15, 2018
The Making of a Teenage Service Class: Poverty and Mobility in an American City

The Making of a Teenage Service Class: Poverty and Mobility in an American City by Ranita Ray
English | October 31st, 2017 | ASIN: B0762LVGVM, ISBN: 0520292065 | 300 Pages | EPUB | 1.46 MB

In The Making of a Teenage Service Class, Ranita Ray uncovers the pernicious consequences of focusing on risk behaviors such as drug use, gangs, violence, and teen parenthood as the key to ameliorating poverty. Ray recounts the three years she spent with sixteen poor black and brown youth, documenting their struggles to balance school and work while keeping commitments to family, friends, and lovers.

Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City (Repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at Dec. 18, 2017
Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City (Repost)

Fighting Traffic: The Dawn of the Motor Age in the American City (Repost) by Peter D. Norton
English | April 18th, 2008 | ISBN: 0786495820, 0262516128 | 409 Pages | PDF | 1.99 MB

Before the advent of the automobile, users of city streets were diverse and included children at play and pedestrians at large. By 1930, most streets were primarily a motor thoroughfares where children did not belong and where pedestrians were condemned as "jaywalkers." In Fighting Traffic, Peter Norton argues that to accommodate automobiles, the American city required not only a physical change but also a social one: before the city could be reconstructed for the sake of motorists, its streets had to be socially reconstructed as places where motorists belonged.

Images of the American City  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by sasha82 at Dec. 12, 2017
Images of the American City

Images of the American City by Anselm L. Strauss
2014 | ISBN: 1412853826 | English | 321 pages | PDF | 22 MB
A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City [Audiobook]

A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City [Audiobook] by Drew Philp
English | April 11th, 2017 | ASIN: B06XNWS6PL | MP3@64 kbps | 8 hrs 53 mins | 244.84 MB
Narrator: Jacques Roy

Drew Philp, an idealistic college student from a working-class Michigan family, withdraws from the comforts of life on a university campus in search of a place to live where he can make a difference. He sets his sights on Detroit, the failed metropolis of abandoned buildings, widespread poverty, and rampant crime - a complicated source of national fascination, often stereotyped and little understood.

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City [Audiobook]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by First1 at May 28, 2017
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City [Audiobook]

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City [Audiobook] by Matthew Desmond
English | March 1st, 2016 | ASIN: B01CUI5NCY | MP3@64 kbps + True PDF (Study Guide) | 11 hrs 10 mins | 304.53 MB
Narrator: Dion Graham

From Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we look at poverty in America.

Coding Places: Software Practice in a South American City (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by libr at May 21, 2017
Coding Places: Software Practice in a South American City (repost)

Coding Places: Software Practice in a South American City (Acting with Technology) by Yuri Takhteyev
English | ISBN: 0262018071 | 2012 | PDF | 272 pages | 5 MB

Literary Brooklyn: The Writers of Brooklyn and the Story of American City Life  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by thingska at May 11, 2017
Literary Brooklyn: The Writers of Brooklyn and the Story of American City Life

Literary Brooklyn: The Writers of Brooklyn and the Story of American City Life by Evan Hughes
English | 2011 | ISBN: 0805089861, 9780394586557, 9780394586557, 9780812978834, B004TLJ7QE, B005ACJYF0, B007JVQJ8K | 352 Pages | EPUB | 1.33 MB

A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tarantoga at April 28, 2017
A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City

Drew Philp, "A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City"
ISBN: 1476797986 | 2017 | EPUB | 304 pages | 8 MB

Detroit: The Dream Is Now: The Design, Art, and Resurgence of an American City  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Bayron at April 22, 2017
Detroit: The Dream Is Now: The Design, Art, and Resurgence of an American City

Detroit: The Dream Is Now: The Design, Art, and Resurgence of an American City by Michel Arnaud
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1419723928 | 272 pages | EPUB | 216 MB