Response Page for Week 13

Submitted by Andy Anderson

Attached is a short reading about the current state of Controlled Choice in Cambridge. Please read this in addition to the articles related to PICS available on e-reserves. As usual, your response should be submitted by Monday @ 6 pm. I know you will be sad to hear this, but this is your last response for the semester. 

Happy researching! 

Due Date: 
Mon, 04/18/2011 - 18:00

Response Page for Week 11

Submitted by Andy Anderson on Saturday, 4/16/2011, at 3:36 PM

For next week, we'll be reading Richard Kahlenberg's All Together Now. We'll also be speaking with him on skype, so keep in mind questions you might want to pose to him directly. 

You can skip chapters 2 and 9, if you are looking to lighten your reading.

Please post a response to the discussion board the evening before class, as usual. 

See you next week!

Due Date: 
Mon, 04/04/2011 - 18:00

Plans for Cambridge Visit

Submitted by Andy Anderson on Monday, 4/11/2011, at 4:08 PM

As you know, there is no response page for next week. I have posted a link on the discussion board however, appropriately titled "Plans for Cambridge Visit..." Please post to let others know of your plans for next week, so that you can coordinate with your classmates. 

What day do you plan on traveling to Cambridge? Where do you plan to go?  Are you planning on driving? What collections do you hope to examine? 

Due Date: 
Mon, 03/28/2011 - 18:00

Response page for Week 9 - Common Ground

Submitted by Hilary J. Moss on Tuesday, 4/5/2011, at 8:27 AM

Your response page this week should speak to Anthony Lukas, Common Ground. Please pay attention not just to Lukas' research methods and arguments, but also to his narrative style. You'll find that as a journalist, he approaches historical writing differently than other authors we've encountered this semester. His work is also heavily grounded in oral histories, in contrast to other authors who have focused on spatial analysis and archival sources.

We look forward to reading your thoughts!

Due Date: 
Mon, 03/21/2011 - 18:00

Research Proposal and Bibliography

Submitted by Andy Anderson on Tuesday, 4/5/2011, at 8:27 AM

ASSESSMENT WEIGHT: 20%  

By this point in the semester, we hope you have started to think about the particular research questions and approaches that most interest you. For Tuesday, March 22, please submit a short, narrative research proposal and bibliography describing the research project you hope to pursue during the second half of the semester. This proposal should consist of two components:

Due Date: 
Tue, 03/22/2011 - 09:00

Response page for Week 7 - Schools and Spatial Inequality

Submitted by Hilary J. Moss on Tuesday, 3/8/2011, at 5:32 PM

As we discussed in class, your response page will related to this week's readings and to documents in either the Koocher Papers or the Elementary School Building Study located in the class archives.

First, read the three articles for this week. As with your last response, you should approach Benjamin and Erickson as models for the kind of research you might want to do later in the semester.

Due Date: 
Mon, 03/07/2011 - 18:00

GIS for Week 7 (3/8)

Submitted by Andy Anderson on Friday, 3/4/2011, at 3:50 PM

By Tuesday, March 8, at 1 PM, please do the following exercises:

Due Date: 
Tue, 03/08/2011 - 13:00

Instructions for Response for Week 5

Submitted by Hilary J. Moss on Friday, 3/4/2011, at 2:39 PM

As we discussed in class, your upcoming response page will relate to Highsmith. As with your last response, you should approach the reading as a model for the kind of research you might want to do later in the semester.

First, read Andrew R. Highsmith, “Demolition Means Progress: Urban Renewal, Local Politics, and State-Sanctioned Ghetto Formation in Flint, Michigan,” Journal of Urban History 35, no. 3 (March 2009), 348-368. This is available on e-reserves.

GIS for Week 6 (3/1)

Submitted by Andy Anderson on Thursday, 3/3/2011, at 8:05 PM

By Tuesday, March 1, at 1 PM, please do the following exercises:

Due Date: 
Tue, 03/01/2011 - 13:00

Response page for Week 6 - Universities

Submitted by Hilary J. Moss on Thursday, 3/3/2011, at 8:04 PM

As we discussed in class, your upcoming response page will relate to Cities of Knowledge, by Margaret O'Hara and "Students and the Second Ghetto," by LaDale Winling. As with your last response, you should approach the reading as a model for the kind of research you might want to do later in the semester.

First, read Margaret O'Mara, Cities of Knowledge. As we discussed, read the introductory chapters and the chapters on the University of Pennsylvania. Skim the chapters on Stanford and Georgia Tech. Second, read Winling's essay on the University of Chicago.

Due Date: 
Mon, 02/28/2011 - 18:00

GIS for Week 5 (2/22)

Submitted by Andy Anderson on Thursday, 2/24/2011, at 11:17 AM

By Tuesday, February 22, at 1 PM, please do the following exercises:

Due Date: 
Tue, 02/22/2011 - 13:00

Readings for Week 4 - Inner Belt

Submitted by Hilary J. Moss on Friday, 2/11/2011, at 1:43 PM

Your response page for this week is a bit different. There are two short readings relevant to spatial segregation and highway construction:

Due Date: 
Mon, 02/14/2011 - 18:00

GIS for Week 4 (2/15)

Submitted by Andy Anderson on Friday, 2/11/2011, at 9:49 AM

By Tuesday, February 15, at 1 PM, please do the following exercises:

Due Date: 
Tue, 02/15/2011 - 13:00

GIS for Week 3 (2/8)

Submitted by Andy Anderson on Monday, 2/7/2011, at 12:46 PM

By Tuesday, February 8, at 1 PM, please do the following exercises:

Due Date: 
Tue, 02/08/2011 - 14:00

Readings for Week Three (2/8)

Submitted by Hilary J. Moss on Thursday, 2/3/2011, at 11:36 PM
The Federal Role in Spatial Inequality (Housing)

Reading:

Due Date: 
Mon, 02/07/2011 - 18:00

Readings for Week 2 (2/1)

Please read the following for discussion in class on Tuesday:

Due Date: 
Mon, 01/31/2011 - 18:00

GIS for Week 2 (2/1)

By Tuesday, February 1, at 1 PM, please do the following exercises:

Due Date: 
Tue, 02/01/2011 - 13:00
 

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