Transcultural Cities: Border-Crossing and Placemaking

Transcultural Cities: Border-Crossing and Placemaking

by Jeffrey Hou

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ISBN-13: 9781135122041
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/11/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 17 MB
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About the Author

Jeffrey Hou is Associate Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of Washington.

Table of Contents


Preface Jeffrey Hou Part One. Placemaking at the Margins 1 Transcultural Placemaking: Intertwined Spaces of Sacred and Secular on Devon Avenue, Chicago Arijit Sen 2 Brazilian Restaurants and the Transcultural Making of Place in Tokyo, Japan Vera Zambonelli 3 West African Immigrants’ Hybrid Spaces and Identities in Rainier Valley, Seattle Rachel Miller 4 The Sin Oh Dan Street Lion Dance Competition: a Temporary Space for Cross-cultural Understanding Jayde Lin Roberts Part Two. Placemaking in the Space of Flows 5 The Korean Diaspora in Philippine Cities: Amalgamation or Invasion?  José Edgardo Gomez, Jr. 6 The Transcultural Production of Space: Making “Little Shanghai” in Sydney Duangfang Lu & Hongguang He 7 Listening to Transcultural Voices, Watching out for Trans-Asian Places: Kampung Kanthan in Transition  Shenglin Elijah Chang & Yenchew Foo  8 Everyday Places that Connect Disparate Homelands: Remembering through the City Clare Rishbeth Part Three. Bridging Spaces of Difference 9 “We are the Fruit Bowl”: Place, Cultural Identity and Social Ties among Immigrant Residents in Public Housing Lynne C. Manzo 10 Spaces of Negotiation and Engagement in Multi-ethnic Ethnoscapes: The “Cambodia Town Neighborhood” in Central Long Beach, California  Felicity Hwee-Hwa Chan 11 From a Neighborhood of Strangers to a Political Community of Fate: The Village of Market Creek Plaza Michael Rios 12Dumb White Kids and Asian Nerds? Race and Ethnic Relations in Silicon Valley Suburban Schools Willow Lung Amam Part Four. Building Communities across Cultures 13 The Road Less Travelled: Transcultural Community Building  Caitlin Cahill 14 Creating Political and Social Spaces for Transcultural Community Integration Trinh Mai & Kimberly Schmit 15 Transcultural Participation: Designing with Immigrant Communities in Seattle’s International District Jeffrey Hou 16 Urban Agriculture as “Agricultural” Producer Adam Prince Part Five. Struggles for Transcultural Cities 17 What’s Parks Got to Do with It? Latino Children, Physical Activity, and the Parks System in Lancaster, Pennsylvania  Mallika Bose & Kirk Dimond 18 Placemaking In Between Urban Redevelopment: Little Indonesia in Taipei Hung-Ying Chen 19 Regulation and Reception of Public Space in Hong Kong Kin Wai Michael Siu 20 Peripheralization and Other Roman Stories Lorenzo Rinelli Notes on Contributors

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