Transformative Urbanism

Transformative Planning: Radical Alternatives to Neoliberal Urbanism

Forthcoming, Black Rose Books, 2019.

The New Century of the Metropolis: Urban Enclaves and Orientalism

Routledge, 2012.

Service-Learning in Design and Planning

Co-edited with Cheryl S. Doble and Paula Horrigan. New Village Press, 2011.

Metropolis 2000: Planning, Poverty and Politics

Routledge, 1993.

Housing in Italy: Urban Development and Political Change

Praeger, 1976.

Planner’s Network, Progressive Planning Magazine and progressivecity.net

I was a founding member of Planners Network in 1975 and have been involved with it since. Planners Network is an association of professionals, activists, academics, and students involved in physical, social, economic, and environmental planning in urban and rural areas, who promote fundamental change in our political and economic systems. Between 2002 and 2016, I edited and co-edited Progressive Planning Magazine which later became the online resource progressivecity.net, where I continue to help edit.

2016 Whither Progressive Planning?
Advocacy Planning and Land
2015 Book review: Wake Up Locavores! Justice for Food Workers Matters
2014 Right to the City In New York City
2013
NYC After Sandy
2011
Inclusionary Housing
2010
The Evolution of the Movimentos de Vecinos in Barcelona
Searching for the Just City: Debates in Urban Theory and Practice
2009 Bengaluru Goes from Garden City to Nano Land
Mobilizing Hope and Obama
2008
Gaza and the Green Zone: Urban Apartheid and Occupied Territories
2007
Advocacy and Community Planning: Past, Present and Future
2006
Katrina, Race and the Sorry State of the Planning Profession
2005
Wake-up Calls and Networking: APA 2005 in San Francisco
Planners and Bush II
Vietnam Going Global without a Plan: Welcome to the Capitalist World
2004
Planning in NYC
2003
Post 9/11 Planning: NYC and Beyond
War, Cities and Urban Planning
2002
Fight Auto Dependency
The Future of PN
NU: The Same Old Anti-Urbanism
Palestinian Cities as Prisons

Other Articles

The Urban-rural Divide and Food Sovereignty in India,” Journal of Developing Societies. 28:4, 2012, 379-402.

The Gentrification Dilemma,” Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good. Venice Biennale, 2012. 

“Right to the City versus Urban Divide: Two Separate Approaches,” Intractable Democracy: Fifty Years of Community-based Planning. Ed. by Anusha Venkataraman. Pratt Institute, 2010, 121-123.

“Urban Planning for Food Security: Reinventing City and Countryside with Jane Jacobs.” Plan Canada. Summer 2009, 55-57.

Preface, Luoghi Pubblici e Pianificazione Democratica da Caterina Timpanaro, Ed.It (Italy), 2007.

“Apocalyptic Anti-Urbanism: Mike Davis and his Planet of Slums,” Review essay, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research.  30:4 December, 2006. Also in Critica della Razionalità Urbana. 19, primo semestre 2006 (Italy), and the University of Sao Paulo Review.

“Urban Renewal in Italy and the United States: A Retrospective,” in Rome and New York City: Comparative Urban Problems at the End of the 20th Century. Ed. By Victor Goldsmith & Eugenio Sonnino. Università La Sapienza, 2005.

“Urbanization and Planning: Inequality and Unsustainability,” in Development Theory and Practice. Edited by Ronald H. Chilcote Rowman & Littlefield, 2003.

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