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Can find means of fostering a richer and sustaining way of life The book is an anthology of essays exploring the contemporary problems of place and placelessness in American societyThe book includes contributions from distinguished scholars and writers such as poet Dana Gioia former chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts geographer Yi Fu Tuan urbanist Witold Rybczynski architect Philip Bess essayists Christine Rosen and Ari Schulman philosopher Roger Scruton transportation planner Gary Toth and historians Russell Jacoby and Joseph Ama Collected reflections on local places from a number of disciplinary perspectives growing out of a 2011 conference at Pepperdine s public policy school There are several Die Visioene Van Johanna Brandt of fostering a richer and sustaining way The Neuropsychology of Self Discipline of life The book is an anthology Where I’m Calling From of essays exploring the contemporary problems The Accidental Activist of place and placelessness in American societyThe book includes contributions from distinguished scholars and writers such as poet Dana Gioia former chairman Brenda has a dragon in her blood on local places from a number Divan Of Rudaki of disciplinary perspectives growing Choice Stories for Children out Öbür Divan of a 2011 conference at Pepperdine s public policy school There are several

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Why Place Matters

N of some place in particular; one isn’t a citizen of a motel And if these dangers are real and present ones are there ways that intelligent public policy can begin to address them constructively by means of reasonable and democratic innovations that are likely to attract wide public support Why Place Matters takes these concerns seriously and its contributors seek to discover how given the American people as they are and American economic and social life as it now exists and not as those things can be imagined to be in some utopian scheme we Ted McAllister closes his essay by noting that Healthy freedom at least in the American story reuires places that move citizens to love where they live to find themse

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Contemporary American society with its emphasis on mobility and economic progress all too often loses sight of the importance of a sense of “place” and community Appreciating place is essential for building the strong local communities that cultivate civic engagement public leadership and many of the other goods that contribute to a flourishing human lifeDo we in losing our places lose the crucial basis for healthy and resilient individual identity and for the cultivation of public virtues For one can’t be a citizen without being a citize This is an interesting collection of essays even random than the usual range of essays you might find in any thematically connected volume uite a few of them simply fel


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  1. says:

    This is an interesting collection of essays even random than the usual range of essays you might find in any thematically connected volume uite a few of them simply fell flat for me mostly because they were too brief or they were in my view rather unsubtle and unsophisticated in their politics But a handful wer

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    This was a little too academic for what I was expecting I wish I was reading this in a college course to get some discussion around it because it was a struggle to get through it on my own Favorite essays GPS and the End of the Road Place Conscious Transportation Policy

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    This well researched book has given me a deeper awareness and consciousness about the meaning and sense of place I

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    Ted McAllister closes his essay by noting that “Healthy freedom at least in the American story reuires places that move citizens to love where they live to find themselves part of a local story and to invest their time and energy in the evolu

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    Collected reflections on local places from a number of disciplinary perspectives growing out of a 2011 conference at Pepperdine's public policy school There are several common themes most notably the importance of place to individual identity and the need to protect places from the bigs government planners developers I particularly valued Joseph A Amato's essay on the role of local historians and Gary Toth's

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    Two of the 16 essays are good but the majority do little to dispel the humanities' reputation as vacuous Place draws us back to the past but it also serves us as a launching pad from which we are made capable of thrusting forward and upward vague science minus data What family members do around each other at home has less and less to do with each other

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