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  • The changing practice of urban planning in spéc..
  • Die geograaf in die praktyk van stedelike beplanning The geographer in urban planning practice
  • Geographers in planning practice in South Africa are restricted in the areas of employment by a lack of training in urban and regional planning. - (AJC)
  • Bunkerology - a case study in the theory and practice of urban exploration
  • Internet ; Site preservation ; Town ; Urban environment
  • The paper reviews existing academic interpretations of urban exploration and argues that focus on identifying the emancipatory dimension of this practice has failed to account for the orientation evident in the study of accounts of exploration
  • of Cold War bunkers posted on urban exploration Internet forums.
  • Bangkok : place, practice and representation
  • Bangkok ; Daily life ; Inner city ; Large city ; Slum ; Thailand ; Urban geography ; Urban practice ; Urban settlement ; Urban society ; Urban structure
  • The book is divided into two parts. 1- Krung to global city : the dynamics of transformation ; 2- Making Bangkok : studies in place, practice and representation. The work is an in-depth study of the institutions and the people who shaped the Thai
  • metropolis. Adopting insights from anthropology, urban studies and human geography, the A. examines the city's variety from the inner-city slums to the rural-urban fringe. He explains the daily life of the city's inhabitants, middle class suburbanites
  • Performing resistance ? Re-reading practices of urban cycling on London's South Bank
  • Cycling ; Daily life ; England ; London ; Mobility ; Neighbourhood ; Public space ; Redevelopment ; United Kingdom ; Urban area ; Urban practice ; Urban regeneration
  • The paper focuses on the urban cycling practices of bike trails and BMX in order to illustrate that these practices are perhaps not as resistant as previous accounts have argued. Using ethnographic methods, it discusses the practice and reception
  • Urban planning practice : piecemeal approaches to the built environment
  • Households and their spatial-energetic practices. Searching for sustainable urban forms
  • Behaviour ; Energy consumption ; Groningen ; Household behaviour ; Netherlands (The) ; Spatial behaviour ; Sustainable development ; Urban morphology ; Urban planning
  • This study aims to obtain more insight into the extent to which the urban form plays a role in the household's spatial-energetic practices in order to broaden our understanding of the opportunities to achieve a more sustainable future. The study
  • The practices and process of neighborhood : the (re)production of Riverwest, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Identity ; Place ; Social movement ; Socio-economic system ; United States of America ; Urban district ; Urban geography ; Urban policy ; Urban practice ; Wisconsin
  • Caring for workers' dependents. Gender, class and local state practice in Melbourne
  • Australia ; Community ; Local government ; Melbourne ; Participation ; Services ; Social relations ; Social service ; Urban society ; Victoria ; Woman
  • Focusing on child-care provision, but with some reference also to services for aged dependents, the paper describes the community-service practice of two Melbourne municipalities and the class and gender biases they incorporate.
  • Not over your dead bodies ! A Lacanian interpretation of urban planning discourse and practice
  • Australia ; Discourse ; Ideology ; Urban planning ; Western Australia
  • Cities within the city : do-it-yourself urbanism and the right to the city
  • Activism ; Appropriation of land ; Australia ; Citizenship ; Creativity ; Local policy ; Right to the city ; Sydney ; Urban area ; Urban policy ; Urbanism
  • The article asks to what extent such practices constitute a new form of urban politics that might give birth to a more just and democratic city. In answering this question, it considers these so-called ‘do-it-yourself urbanisms’ from the perspective
  • of the ‘right to the city’. After critically assessing that concept, it argues that in order for do-it-yourself urbanist practices to generate a wider politics of the city through the appropriation of urban space, they also need to assert new forms of authority
  • in the city based on the equality of urban inhabitants. This claim is illustrated through an analysis of the do-it-yourself practices of Sydney-based activist collective BUGA UP and the New York and Madrid Street Advertising Takeovers.
  • The senses as direct theoreticians in practice
  • Art ; Creativity ; Esthetics ; Marxism ; Social geography ; Urban landscape ; Urban policy
  • In this article, the authors turn to the twofold understanding of aesthetics found within Marx’s cri-tique of political economy, using this as a lens through which to learn from the practices of insurgent artists and anarchitects as they perform
  • ‘relational urban interventions’ in the cities of London and New York. They call for a philosophy of praxis that builds on an understanding of relational sensuousness and a Marxist aesthetics in order to prise open the conditions of possibility for an ur-ban
  • Moving cities : rethinking the materialities of urban geographies
  • Car ; Mobility ; Urban geography ; Urban life ; Urban practice ; Urban sociology ; Urbanity
  • Observing guerrillas in the wild : reinterpreting practices of urban guerrilla gardening
  • Activism ; Built up area ; England ; Gardening ; Project ; Public space ; Social geography ; Social interaction ; Social practice ; United Kingdom ; Urban area ; Urban renewal
  • Using the example of ‘F Troop’—a group of gardeners operating on a site in an English midland city, this paper focuses on the practices of urban guerrilla gardening. It argues that the social backgrounds and motivations of those involved
  • GIS and urban studies: positivism, post-positivism and beyond
  • Epistemology ; Geographical information system ; Geographical thought ; Methodology ; Practice of geography ; Research ; Spatial analysis ; Urban geography
  • practice. A secondary aim is to provoke further discussion on the various methodological issues related to GIS in urban studies.
  • The primary objective of this progress report is to provide urban geographers with an up-to-date review of the innovative applications of GIS in urban studies and to summarize the majors schools of thought concerning the impact of GIS on geographic
  • Urban networks in Europe: policies, practices, outcomes
  • Europe ; European Union ; Network ; Territoriality ; Town ; Urban development ; Urban function ; Urban geography ; Urban network ; Urban policy
  • Over the past twenty years urban “networking” has become a rule of behaviour in the European Union. This article concerns the development of urban networks within the European urban geography. Urban networks have an important role in disseminating
  • a development model for urban areas by bringing together a diverse range of cities around common problems in order to create common understandings of how to address these problems—the new ‘conventional wisdom’. These networks have also developed a range
  • of different methods “to be active” in order to achieve different territorial outcomes. In that sense, which are the outcomes of those cities that have shown a strong “ aptitude in urban networking ” ? - (BJ)
  • Shopping, space, and practice
  • Activity space ; Behaviour ; Consumption ; England ; Retail trade ; Shopping behaviour ; United Kingdom ; Urban practice
  • The AA. address questions of shopping as practised and its relation to shopping space. They argue that modes of shopping, which comprise distinctive sets of shopping practices involving relations to goods, relations of looking, the place of shopping
  • Practicing GIS as mixed method : affordances and limitations in an urban gardening study
  • This article examines the affordances and limitations of GIS practicing as a mixed method in an urban gardening study. It traces how qualitative GIS methods uniquely enable multiple narratives to change the ways in which GIS is practiced
  • . To illustrate this process, it presents findings from the use of qualitative GIS to study urban gardening in Muncie, Indiana, a postindustrial, Midwestern city.
  • Urban theory and the treatment of differences : administrative practices, social sciences and the difficulties of specifics
  • Administration ; City;Town ; Concept ; Ideology ; Social change ; Social sciences ; Urban society ; Urban sociology ; Urban theory
  • Global competition, sustainable development and civil society : three major chellenges for contemporary urban governance and their reflection in local development practices in Prague
  • Competition ; Czech Republic ; Local development ; Prague ; Sustainable development ; Town ; Urban planning
  • The general discussion serves as a background for the contemporary urban planning in Prague. The strengths and weaknesses of urban planning are assessed from the perspective of city competition sustainable development and civil society challenges