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Full-Text Articles in Urban Studies

What Farrakhan Left Out: Labor Solidarity Or Racial Separatism?, Peter Dreier Dec 1995

What Farrakhan Left Out: Labor Solidarity Or Racial Separatism?, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Regional Urban Growth Goals And Objectives , Metro (Or.) Dec 1995

Regional Urban Growth Goals And Objectives , Metro (Or.)

Metro Collection

No abstract provided.


Region 2040 Growth Concept Map With Amendments , Metro (Or.) Dec 1995

Region 2040 Growth Concept Map With Amendments , Metro (Or.)

Metro Collection

No abstract provided.


Redlining, Not Red Tape, Peter Dreier Nov 1995

Redlining, Not Red Tape, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Woodstock Neighborhood Action Charts Adopted By Resolution Number 35463, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Nov 1995

Woodstock Neighborhood Action Charts Adopted By Resolution Number 35463, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


Looking At The Future For The Elderly, Chester Smolski Oct 1995

Looking At The Future For The Elderly, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"Why do we read so much about the elderly in this country? The answer, plainly stated by the Census Bureau, is that 'the growth and change of America's older population may rank among the most important demographic developments of the 20th century.'"


City Ratings Need Closer Scrutiny, Chester Smolski Oct 1995

City Ratings Need Closer Scrutiny, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"The September issue of Money magazine has just come out with its ninth annual ranking of the best "places" in the country in which to live. Somewhat of a surprise, five of the top ten are in Florida, with Gainsville garnering the number one position, and Jacksonville, Ocala, Fort Lauderdale and Naples in positions 3, 5, 6 and 10 respectively."


Housing Conditions & Demographical Survey: Housing Rehabilitation For The City Of North Las Vegas, Lisa M. Morris Oct 1995

Housing Conditions & Demographical Survey: Housing Rehabilitation For The City Of North Las Vegas, Lisa M. Morris

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

The basis of this research, is to evaluate the North Las Vegas area in order to develop knowledge of what areas are in critical need of rehabilitation. Improperly maintained affordable housing is one of the largest sources of wasted resources. The research was obtained through a windshield survey process, which included approximately 12,000 homes in the North Las Vegas area to determine their conditions. The findings of the windshield survey was used to correlate the results of the housing conditions, with demographics such as: Population, Age Distribution, Racial Distribution, Median Income, Poverty Levels, Age of Homes and Female Head ...


A Pathway To Sustainability, Patricia Scruggs, Ethan Seltzer, Portland State University. Institute Of Portland Metropolitan Studies Sep 1995

A Pathway To Sustainability, Patricia Scruggs, Ethan Seltzer, Portland State University. Institute Of Portland Metropolitan Studies

Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies Publications

This workbook is meant to provide basic information and options for developing a strategy within your own community. Since economic, environmental, social, and political aspects differ from town to town, there is no magic wand for developing a sustainable community effort. There are, however, common processes which have been used by communities across the country that can provide a foundation for local efforts.


E-Mail Story On How Ernie Bonner Won I-5 Vote, Unknown Aug 1995

E-Mail Story On How Ernie Bonner Won I-5 Vote, Unknown

Ernie Bonner Collection

No abstract provided.


Bonston's West End: 35 Years After The Bulldozer, Peter Dreier Aug 1995

Bonston's West End: 35 Years After The Bulldozer, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Neighboring Cities 2040 Study, Otak, Inc. Aug 1995

Neighboring Cities 2040 Study, Otak, Inc.

Metro Collection

No abstract provided.


Making The Case For Cities, Peter Dreier Jul 1995

Making The Case For Cities, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Housing Policy's Moment Of Truth, Peter Dreier, John Atlas Jul 1995

Housing Policy's Moment Of Truth, Peter Dreier, John Atlas

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Regional Mainstreets: An Implementation Strategy To Promote Main Street And Corridor Development , Metro (Or.) Jul 1995

Regional Mainstreets: An Implementation Strategy To Promote Main Street And Corridor Development , Metro (Or.)

Metro Collection

No abstract provided.


An Analysis Of The Impact Of Race, Socioeconomic Status And Gender On Juvenile Justice Case Processing In A Southeastern C-Level Metropolitan Area, Melanie Wynell Smith Jul 1995

An Analysis Of The Impact Of Race, Socioeconomic Status And Gender On Juvenile Justice Case Processing In A Southeastern C-Level Metropolitan Area, Melanie Wynell Smith

Theses and Dissertations in Urban Services - Urban Management

The goal of this research was to evaluate intake, adjudication and disposition of juvenile court cases to determine the extent to which outcomes are influenced by the race, socioeconomic status and gender of the referred youth. Three causal models were developed which incorporated the hypothesized relationships in both consensus and conflict paradigms. Zero-order correlations and path analysis were employed for quantitative analysis. Additionally, court services unit personnel were surveyed to determine the extent to which quantitative results were reasonable and reflective of their experience in the court system under study.

Path analysis and qualitative survey results indicate that the effect ...


Metro 2040 Framework Update, Spring/Summer 1995, Metro (Or.) Jun 1995

Metro 2040 Framework Update, Spring/Summer 1995, Metro (Or.)

Metro Collection

No abstract provided.


Cable Commission Nomination, Tanya Collier May 1995

Cable Commission Nomination, Tanya Collier

Ernie Bonner Collection

No abstract provided.


Perspective On The Environment : The Kitchen As Toxic Waste Dump : If Commercial Interests Have Their Way, We Won't Hear About Safer Alternatives To Hazardous Household Products., Robert Gottlieb May 1995

Perspective On The Environment : The Kitchen As Toxic Waste Dump : If Commercial Interests Have Their Way, We Won't Hear About Safer Alternatives To Hazardous Household Products., Robert Gottlieb

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Hospitality And Tourism; The Hidden Industry, Chester Smolski May 1995

Hospitality And Tourism; The Hidden Industry, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"At the national level it generates $416 billion in sales and employs over 6 million people, and in Rhode Island it generates $1.4 billion in sales and employs 28,000 people. Now the second largest economic activity here and throughout the nation, this 'industry' is one that many do not recognize."


Putting Cities On The National Agenda, Peter Dreier May 1995

Putting Cities On The National Agenda, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Urban Areas Offer Opportunities For Real Discoveries, Chester Smolski Apr 1995

Urban Areas Offer Opportunities For Real Discoveries, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"Many of us love, and long for, wide-open spaces, especially when coming from this crowded Northeastern part of the nation. And whenever time and money allow, we seek those quiet and serene spaces in order to get away from the rush and confusion of our own crowded landscape."


University District (Of The Central City) Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35384, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Apr 1995

University District (Of The Central City) Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35384, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


California's Single-Payer Initiative: What Went Wrong?, Peter Dreier, Matthew Glasser Apr 1995

California's Single-Payer Initiative: What Went Wrong?, Peter Dreier, Matthew Glasser

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


North End Transition Area Study, Chad Meadows, Wei Liu, Bryan Cosgrove, Ken Hranicky Mar 1995

North End Transition Area Study, Chad Meadows, Wei Liu, Bryan Cosgrove, Ken Hranicky

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

This document is a concept plan that proposes redevelopment options within a certain part of Oregon City called the "North End Transition Area". It is comprised of four sections.

Section One is an introduction to the document. Section Two examines the regional context, how Oregon City fits in with the region, what role it plays within Clackamas County, and how the North End Transition Area relates to the Downtown Oregon City Urban Renewal District. Section Three defines the study area and examines current conditions. This section also elaborates on the opportunities and challenges to redevelopment in the North End Transition ...


In These Greedy Times, Remember Jackie Robinson: The Fading Lessons Of The Great Ballplayer's Civil-Rights Struggle And Triumphs Should Be Kept Alive In His Hometown, Peter Dreier Mar 1995

In These Greedy Times, Remember Jackie Robinson: The Fading Lessons Of The Great Ballplayer's Civil-Rights Struggle And Triumphs Should Be Kept Alive In His Hometown, Peter Dreier

UEP Faculty & UEPI Staff Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Letter To Ernie Bonner On His Retirement From Bpa, Randall W. Hardy Mar 1995

Letter To Ernie Bonner On His Retirement From Bpa, Randall W. Hardy

Ernie Bonner Collection

No abstract provided.


On Students, Standards, Employers And Jobs, Chester Smolski Mar 1995

On Students, Standards, Employers And Jobs, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"The recent an first national census survey on hiring, training and management practices in business in this country statistically reaffirmed the complaints of business leaders made a decade ago--young people coming out of our schools are not ready nor qualified for the workplace."


Visiting Worcester Makes One Appreciate Providence, Chester Smolski Mar 1995

Visiting Worcester Makes One Appreciate Providence, Chester Smolski

Smolski Texts

"A friend of mine works in the Worcester area, so I thought she would be the one to ask about things to do there. When I told her that we were going to New England's second largest city for the weekend, she asked 'Why?'"


Illegal Homeless Camping In Portland: Field Analysis And Advocacy Planning, Chris Bernhardt, Doug Glancy, Doug Layne, Jeff Salvon Mar 1995

Illegal Homeless Camping In Portland: Field Analysis And Advocacy Planning, Chris Bernhardt, Doug Glancy, Doug Layne, Jeff Salvon

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

Homelessness is a major problem in Portland. Many people here cannot afford housing of any kind. Although the total number of homeless people in the city is not known, an estimated 14,000 Multnomah County residents spent time in homeless shelters during some part of 1993.

The goal of our group, which came together in November of 1994 in Portland State University's Planning Workshop, was to find ways to "improve the lives of homeless campers." Our lives were improved as well. We got to know interesting people, we had new experiences, we got to impress our friends with our ...