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  • Street networks in relation to landforms : implications for fast-growing cities
  • Esfahan ; Inner city ; Iran ; Khuzestan ; Lorestan ; Relief ; Street ; Suburbs ; Urban network ; Yazd
  • This article shows that landforms have significant effects on the city shape and street patterns of the fast-growing Iranian cities of Dezful (a river) and Khorramabad (mountains and valleys), but no clear effects on the cities of Yazd and Nain
  • . It also demonstrates that the streets in the old inner parts of all the cities are, on average, shorter and denser than the streets of the newer outer parts. It concludes that the rapidly formed outer parts (with greater dispersion in street patterns) have
  • 2014
  • “Protecting” street children? Urban revitalization and regulation in Lima, Peru
  • Children ; Legislation ; Lima ; Peru ; Public policy ; Public space ; Social geography ; Street ; Urban policy ; Urban renewal
  • This article develops a critical analysis of the relationship between urban “revitalization” campaigns and the regulation of street children in Lima, Peru. It first shows show how a language of children’s rights has been manipulated to justify
  • the removal of street children from public space, as is most evident through Peru’s Law to Protect Minors from Situations of Begging. In the second part of this article, it examines the uneven implementation of policy: street children themselves resist
  • 2014
  • Art, public spaces, and private property along the streets of New Orleans
  • Activism ; Art ; Cultural studies ; Louisiana ; New Orleans ; Private property ; Public space ; Street ; United States of America ; Urban area
  • This article investigates how and why a street art controversy that emerged in post-Katrina New Orleans was transformed from a dispute over property transgressions to a broader struggle over the meanings of art amidst the city’s devastated condition
  • . The controversy began when a street art ini-tiative by the New Orleans artist Rex Dingler invoked a backlash of anti-graffiti activism. In re-sponse, local artists began painting on the walls. When the locals were joined by artists from differ-ent cities
  • , the discussion intensified about the merits of street art as well as commentary on and re-flection of a city facing systemic decline and property abandonment. Street artists, anti-graffiti ac-tivists, and property owners negotiated local private property
  • 2014
  • Producing and contesting the formal/informal divide : regulating street hawking in Delhi, India
  • Conflict ; Delhi ; India ; Informality ; Legislation ; Livelihood ; Public space ; Retail trade ; Social geography ; Street ; Urban policy
  • The AA. compare two recent conflicts over street hawkers’ use of public space in Delhi, which demonstrate that power is dispersed across a range of sites and rests with a number of state and non-state actors. They argue that preconceived notions
  • 2014
  • Habit, memory, and the persistence of Socialist-era street names in postsocialist Bucharest, Romania
  • Bucharest ; Market ; Place ; Place names ; Romania ; Social geography ; Street
  • This article examines habit, memory, and the persistence of Socialist-era street names in postsocialist Bucharest, Romania. To do so, it explores the importance of habit within everyday practices as an explanation, drawing on an understanding
  • 2014
  • From revanchism to ambivalence : the changing politics of street vending in Guangzhou
  • China ; Guangdong ; Guangzhou ; Livelihood ; Public space ; Social exclusion ; Social geography ; Spatial exclusion ; Street vendors ; Urban policy
  • By focusing on Guangzhou's street-vending policy transformation, this article explores how exclusionary practices of urban politics in China are undermined by those who it seeks to exclude and the progressive political climate that questions
  • 2014
  • California ; Homeless ; Inner city ; Los Angeles ; Post secularism ; Social control ; Social geography ; Street ; United Kingdom ; United States of America ; Urban area
  • This paper explores the “messy middle ground” of the UK homeless services system. It charts the apparent similarities between developments in San Francisco and changes to the management of street homelessness bought in to effect by the New Labour
  • government in the UK. In the final part of the paper it presents a re-reading of recent changes to the management of street homelessness in the UK through a postsecular lens. It suggests that this lens provides the possibility for a much more optimistic
  • 2014
  • Accessibility ; Governance ; India ; Informality ; Large city ; Legislation ; Market ; Retail trade ; Role of the State ; Street vendors ; Urban area
  • This article shows how the everyday governance of urban space in three very different areas of Delhi is determined by relations among non-state actors. These regimes foster access to space for street hawkers on an everyday basis while they allow
  • potential of these regimes should not be overstated, they do offer street hawkers limited contingency to improve their access to urban space.
  • 2014
  • Re-specifying geographical quantification : problems of order in street interviews
  • Enquiry ; Ethnology ; Quantitative analysis ; Questionnaire ; Street ; Urban area
  • 2014
  • Street theatre as democratic politics in Ahmedabad
  • This work examines the politicized use of street theatre by an adivasi (indigenous) community in the city of Ahmedabad, India. It considers Chharas’ deployment as a socio-spatial tactic in two interlocking registers : first, as a means through which
  • 2014
  • The making of “World-Class” Delhi : relations between street hawkers and the new middle class
  • This article examines the making of “World-Class” Delhi through the relations between street hawkers and the new middle class. It shows that the poor depend on the new middle class for their livelihoods, and the lifestyles of new middle class
  • 2014
  • Youth on streets and Bob-a-Job Week : urban geographies of masculinity, risk, and home in postwar Britain
  • Citizenship ; Masculinity ; Risk ; Rural area ; Social geography ; Space ; Street ; United Kingdom ; Urban area ; Young people
  • 2014
  • Connectivity ; Fractals ; Scale ; Spatial scale ; Street ; Thematic mapping
  • This article uses the ht-index to quantify the fractal or scaling structure of geographic features. It chooses nightlight imagery and terrain heights for the first two case studies and uses degree of street connectivity for the third case study
  • 2014
  • The word on the street : rumor, “race” and the anticipation of urban unrest
  • 2014
  • Beijing ; Built up area ; China ; Connectivity ; Infrastructure ; Journey to work ; Northern China ; Street ; Transport ; Urban area ; Urban transport
  • between local streets tend to increase the use of the bicycle. Also, higher levels of public transit services tend to decrease rather than increase bicycle commuting. The results imply that the drastic changes in the built environment are a major reason
  • 2014
  • Do micro enterprises benefit from the ‘Doing Business’ reforms? the case of street-vending in Tanzania
  • Credit ; Family ; Informality ; Legislation ; Livelihood ; Reform ; Remittances ; Social geography ; Street vendors ; Tanzania ; Urban economy ; Vulnerability
  • 2014
  • The AA. investigated the soil pH, bulk density, nutrient content and the concentrations of Cr and Pb in the 4 main green space types, namely park green (PARK), street green (STREET), attached green space (ATTACH) and protective green (PROT
  • ) in the built-up area of Anji (northwest of Zhejiang Province). Owing to past use of leaded petrol, the soils of the 4 green space types have been polluted by Pb in Anji, especially in the STREET and PROT sites. As an eco-county, Anji needs to adapt a soil
  • 2014
  • Nouveau moyen de calcul de la DBO (demande biochimique en oxygène) et de la vitesse d’oxydation biochimique à l’aide du système modifié des équations de Streeter-Phelps
  • Proposition de la solution analytique du système modifié des équations de Streeter-Phelps au moment de l’absence d’aération dans la masse aquatique. Cette solution présente un intérêt lors du calcul de la dynamique de l’oxydation biochimique des
  • 2014
  • , the analysis of asymmetric power in the politics of Israeli urban planning becomes the context of analyzing the archaeology of the address—more specifically, 218 Yefet Street, Jaffa, originally the home of my mother and grandparents. The ‘home exchange
  • 2014
  • : branching from creative to digital content indus-tries; street-level sorting of firms; the importance of local amenities and a lack of conventional clus-ter actors such as universities or anchor businesses. It also argues that the existing policy mix em
  • 2014