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Godfrey, Brian J.

Bicycle politics in New York City: Rights to the City on Bedford Avenue and Prospect Park West

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2013-January-01
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This thesis investigates how right to the city conflicts regarding the (de)construction of bicycle lanes in Brooklyn, New York affect the development of a more environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive city. Through an examination of two particular cases – those...

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Historical and Contemporary Modes of Racism in Baltimore, Maryland

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2013-January-01
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Baltimore is divided into spaces of luxury and wealth and spaces of poverty
and destitution. How did Baltimore come to be materially and spatially segregated by race, and how have those boundaries remained in a post‐Civil Rights era of purported...

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Reflection, Reproduction, and Challenging at the Brooklyn Zen Center: Complexifying Cultural Capital, Gentrification, the Mindfulness Movement, and Scale

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2014-January-01
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This project analyzes the Brooklyn Zen Center as a case study in order to complexify our understandings of cultural capital, gentrification, the modern American mindfulness movement, and geographic scale. Through an analysis focused at the local scale, we see how...

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