DIY Detroit: Making Do in a City without Services

DIY Detroit: Making Do in a City without Services

by Kimberley Kinder

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780816697090
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 03/15/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 858,677
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Kimberley Kinder is assistant professor of urban planning at the University of Michigan. She is the author of The Politics of Urban Water: Changing Waterscapes in Amsterdam.

Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction: Self-Provisioning in Detroit
1. Do-It-Yourself Cities
2. Seeking New Neighbors
3. Protecting Vacant Homes
4. Repurposing Abandonment
5. Domesticating Public Works
6. Policing Home Spaces
7. Producing Local Knowledge
Conclusion: Triumphs of Hope over Reason
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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