The migration of African Americans to cities and the rise of a commuter culture in the suburbs were shaped by one transformative technology: the automobile.
Tagged: Urban Environment
Four graduate students from the University of Wisconsin-Madison share their reflections on the work of Do Ho Suh.
November 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.
Far beyond the global spotlight of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, uneven housing policies have reconfigured the city’s social landscape.
Pursuing environmental justice requires recognizing the varied forms of racism.
April 2016 recommendations from the Edge Effects editorial board.
A variety of bees inhabit urban spaces alongside us. In Madison, efforts are underway to improve habitats for the pollinators.
The Flint water crisis sounds a call not just to address the immediate emergency, but to consider the larger legacies to which it points. We’ve assembled a roundtable of noted scholars to contemplate this history, whose understanding, they suggest, is crucial to any broader solution.
What do we notice if we watch Star Wars as a space epic?
How do people encounter water every day in São Paulo, and how can those encounters suggest opportunities for dealing with water’s scarcity?