The Resource City in a garden : environmental transformations and racial justice in twentieth-century Austin, Texas, Andrew M. Busch, (ebook)

City in a garden : environmental transformations and racial justice in twentieth-century Austin, Texas, Andrew M. Busch, (ebook)

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City in a garden : environmental transformations and racial justice in twentieth-century Austin, Texas
Title
City in a garden
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environmental transformations and racial justice in twentieth-century Austin, Texas
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Andrew M. Busch
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eng
Summary
The natural beauty of Austin, Texas, has always been central to the city's identity. From the beginning, city leaders, residents, planners, and employers consistently imagined Austin as a natural place, highlighting the region's environmental attributes as they marketed the city and planned for its growth. Yet, as Austin modernized and attracted an educated and skilled labor force, the demand to preserve its natural spaces was used to justify economic and racial segregation. This effort to create and maintain a "city in a garden" perpetuated uneven social and economic power relationships throughout the twentieth century. In telling Austin's story, Andrew M. Busch invites readers to consider the wider implications of environmentally friendly urban development. While Austin's mainstream environmental record is impressive, its minority groups continue to live on the economic, social, and geographic margins of the city. By demonstrating how the city's midcentury modernization and progressive movement sustained racial oppression, restriction, and uneven development in the decades that followed, Busch reveals the darker ramifications of Austin's green growth
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Midwest
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Busch, Andrew M
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976.4/31
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non fiction
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  • Electronic books
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Austin (Tex.)
  • Sustainable urban development
  • City planning
  • City planning
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adult
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City in a garden : environmental transformations and racial justice in twentieth-century Austin, Texas, Andrew M. Busch, (ebook)
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9781469632650
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(electronic bk.)
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rdamedia
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MWT11884971
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11884971
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City in a garden : environmental transformations and racial justice in twentieth-century Austin, Texas, Andrew M. Busch, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469632650
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11884971
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11884971
System control number
MWT11884971
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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