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Images of the street : planning, identity, and control in public space / edited by Nicholas R. Fyfe.

Contributor(s): Fyfe, Nicholas R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998Description: xv, 286 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780415154413 (pbk.).Subject(s): City planning -- Congresses | Streets -- Social aspects -- Congresses | Public spaces -- CongressesDDC classification: 307.3 IMA Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Introduction : reading the street pt. 1. Planning and design: Totalitarianism and the street in fascist Rome /​ David Atkinson. Changing places : perspectives and the development of a municipal suburban streetscape /​ Gerry Mooney. The death of the boulevard /​ John R. Gold. The visualisation of the street : computer modelling and urban design /​ Richard M. Levy pt. 2. Social identities and social practices: Displaying sexuality : gendered identities and the early nineteenth-century street /​ Jane Rendell. The social space of disability in colonial Melbourne /​ Brendan Gleeson Homelessness and the street : observations from Britain, Canada and the United States /​ Gerald Daly. Theatres of cruelty, rivers of desire : the erotics of the street /​ David Bell and Jon Binnie. Of heroes, fools and fisher kings : cinematic representations of street myths and hysterical males /​ Stuart C. Aitken and Chris Lukinbeal. The street in the making of popular geographical knowledge /​ David Crouch. Domesticating the street : the contested spaces of the high street and the mall /​ Peter Jackson. Food and the production of the civilised street /​ Gill Valentine The culture of the Indian street /​ Tim Edensor pt. 3. Control and resistance: Policing contested space : on patrol at Smiley and Huser /​ Steve Herbert. Urban renaissance and the street : spaces of control and contestation /​ Loretta Lees. "The eyes upon the street" : closed-circuit television surveillance and the city /​ Nicholas R. Fyfe and Jon Bannister. Night discourse : producing/​consuming meaning on the street /​ Tim Cresswell.
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Papers presented at a conference at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow in 1996.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction : reading the street
pt. 1. Planning and design: Totalitarianism and the street in fascist Rome /​ David Atkinson. Changing places : perspectives and the development of a municipal suburban streetscape /​ Gerry Mooney. The death of the boulevard /​ John R. Gold. The visualisation of the street : computer modelling and urban design /​ Richard M. Levy
pt. 2. Social identities and social practices: Displaying sexuality : gendered identities and the early nineteenth-century street /​ Jane Rendell. The social space of disability in colonial Melbourne /​ Brendan Gleeson
Homelessness and the street : observations from Britain, Canada and the United States /​ Gerald Daly. Theatres of cruelty, rivers of desire : the erotics of the street /​ David Bell and Jon Binnie. Of heroes, fools and fisher kings : cinematic representations of street myths and hysterical males /​ Stuart C. Aitken and Chris Lukinbeal. The street in the making of popular geographical knowledge /​ David Crouch. Domesticating the street : the contested spaces of the high street and the mall /​ Peter Jackson. Food and the production of the civilised street /​ Gill Valentine
The culture of the Indian street /​ Tim Edensor
pt. 3. Control and resistance: Policing contested space : on patrol at Smiley and Huser /​ Steve Herbert. Urban renaissance and the street : spaces of control and contestation /​ Loretta Lees. "The eyes upon the street" : closed-circuit television surveillance and the city /​ Nicholas R. Fyfe and Jon Bannister. Night discourse : producing/​consuming meaning on the street /​ Tim Cresswell.

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