The Moral Economy of Cities

The Moral Economy of Cities

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Using the redevelopment of the Yonge-Dundas intersection in downtown Toronto in the mid-1990s as a case study, Ruppert examines the language of planners, urban designers, architects, and marketing analysts to reveal the extent to which moralization legitimizes these professions in the public eye.Police detectives confirmed these associations, noting that the operations and physical characteristics of the stores ... The answer, according to one urban planner, was to somehow redesign the space so as to reduce the risk of crime by anbsp;...

Title:The Moral Economy of Cities
Author:Evelyn Sharon Ruppert
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 2006


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