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Jane Jacobs

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Gans, Herbert. "City planning & urban realities," Commentary 33 (1962):170-75. Review essay on Death & Life of Great American Cities.

Hill, David R. "Jane Jacobs' ideas on big, diverse cities: a review & commentary," Journal of the American Planning Association 54,3 (sum 88):302-314.

Zotti, Ed. "Eyes on Jane Jacobs," Planning 52,9 (9/86):24-30.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Allen, Max (ed.) Ideas that Matter: The World of Jane Jacobs (Owen Sound ONT: Ginger, 1997).

Fincher, Ruth & Jane Jacobs (eds.) Cities of Difference (NY: Guilford, 1998).

Jacobs, Jane. The Death & Life of Great American Cities [1961] (NY: Random House, 2002).

__________. The Economy of Cities (NY: Random House, 1969).

__________. The Question of Separatism: Quebec & the Struggle over Sovereignty (NY: Random House, 1980).

__________. Cities & the Wealth of Nations: Principles of Economic Life (NY: Random House, 1984).

__________. Systems of Survival: A Dialogue on the Moral Foundations of Commerce & Politics (NY: Random House, 1992).

__________. The Nature of Economies (NY: Modern Library, 2000).

__________. Dark Age Ahead (NY: Random House, 2004).

Lawrence, Fred (ed.) Ethics in Making a Living: The Jane Jacobs Conference (Atlanta: Scholars, 1989).

In the Library: Fiction

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In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Jane Jacobs: Urban Wisdom" [2003], dir. Don Alexander, 44m. From Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

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