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Cunningham, Mary Ann

Shifting Gears: Approaches to Bicycle Activism in New York City

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2014-January-01
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This thesis aims to identify the different mechanisms at play within varying types of bicycle activism in New York City. Through an examination of three case studies – a grassroots group, a non-profit organization, and an institutional program – I...

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Tempelhofer Feld and the Right to the City: Towards Better Democracies in Berlin

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2014-January-01
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Tempelhof, a field dating to Prussia and earlier, served the national socialists as an airport and site of oppression, as well as a lifeline for the allies in the iconic Berlin Airlift, bringing food to the residents of West Berlin...

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The Poughkeepsie Farmers Market: Whiteness and the Logic of Food Access

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2013-January-01
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The Poughkeepsie Farmers Market was the epitome of the Poughkeepsie Farm Project's mission to create a "just and sustainable food system in the Hudson Valley." While farm itself had been operating for many years prior to the program, it had...

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White Food, Black Spaces: Food, Privilege, And Gentrification In Crown Heights, Brooklyn

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2013-January-01
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This project seeks to investigate the intersections of race, class, and food: examining how access and acceptance to good quality food is shaped and changed through the process of gentrification. I ask why it is predominately upper-middle class whites that...

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