Brooklyn Tides : the Fall and Rise of a Global Borough.

Brooklyn has all the features of a "global borough": It is a base of immigrant labor and ethnically diverse communities, of social and cultural capital, of global transportation, cultural production, and policy innovation. At once a model of sustainable urbanization and overdevelopment, th...

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Main Author: Shepard, Benjamin Heim
Other Authors: Noonan, Mark J., Shepard, Caroline
Format: eBook
Published: Bielefeld : Transcipt Verlag, 2018.
Series:Urban Studies.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Prologue. Brooklyn Is Expanding: Introductory Notes on a Global Borough; A Global Space; Chapter one. Global Brooklyn: A Prehistory; Consolidation; Chapter two. Chants Undemocratic; Chapter three. Community, Migration, Displacement; Migration; Community and Constant Flux; Displacement; An Eviction Defense; Movements Against Displacement and a Reoccurring Wound; Flatbush Equality; From Migration to Home; Chapter four. Toxicity; Water; Redlining and Land Use; East River School.
  • Chapter five. Fighting Police Brutality in Global Brooklyn: From Ferguson to NYCBroken Windows; Bushwick, 2007; October 2014: "Hands Up! Don't Shoot," Black Lives Matter, and the Ferguson Verdict in NYC; Strange Fruit Hanging; Decolonize NYC; Chapter six. The World City and the Space of Neighborhoods: The Battle of Brooklyn; Rezoning and the Battle over the Waterfront; Rallying to Preserve and Protect Carroll Gardens; Walmart Out of East New York; Supporting Bikes Over Cars in Prospect Park; Coney Island, the Fall and Rise, or Demise of Local Businesses.
  • Chapter seven. Of Tempests and Storms: Super-Storm Sandy and Climate Chaos in Global BrooklynEnergy Bikes, Mutual Aid, and Autonomous Power; Adapting to Change; Chapter eight. Community Gardening, Creative Activism, and the Struggle for Open Space; Creating the Nothing Yet Garden and the Fight for Green Open Space; Lacking Open Space: The Case for Nothing-Yet Community Garden; Spring Bulldozers; HPD List; Save the Garden, Save New York: Community Gardens in Danger Ride 2015.
  • Chapter nine. Rethinking Jay Street and the Downtown the City Forgot: Lost Between Double-parked Cars and Ugly BuildingsThe Rezoning of Downtown Brooklyn; Rethinking Jay Street; Epilogue. The Global Street; Beyond Gentrification; Slow Down Brooklyn; A Return to the Water; Endnotes; The Authors; Photographer.