From Chicago to L.A. begins the task of defining an alternative agenda for urban studies and examines the case for shifting the focus of urban studies from Chicago to Los Angeles. The authors, experienced scholars from a variety of disciplines, examine: The concepts that have blocked our understanding of Southern California cities The imaginative structures that people have been using to understand and explain Los Angeles The utility of the "Los Angeles School" of urbanism

Ecologies of Cyberspace: Gay Communities on the Internet

Ecologies of cyberspace: Gay communities on the internet
J. DallasDishman

In The City,1 the complex interplay of individuals, neighborhoods, and communities was understood, in part, through Evelyn Buchan's studies of delinquent girls and their relationship to local and distant communities. Buchan ...

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