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Emily Talen


This book is written in support of those who believe that neighborhoods should be genuinely relevant in our lives, not as casual descriptors of geographic location but as places that provide an essential context for daily life. “Neighborhood” in its traditional sense—as a localized, place-based, delimited urban area that has some level of personal influence—seems a vanished part of the urban experience. This book explores whether 21st-century neighborhoods can once again provide a sense of caring and local participation and not devolve into enclaves seeking social insularity and separation. Th ... More

Keywords: neighborhoods, urbanism, neighborhood planning, urban form, city planning, history of city planning, neighborhood history, neighborhood segregation, neighborhood plans

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190907495
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190907495.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Emily Talen, author
University of Chicago