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Jane Jacobs was an American-Canadian author, journalist, and activist who heavily influenced sociology, urban studies, and economics. She argued against the disrespect of urban renewal and introduced important concepts in sociology like "social capital" and "eyes on the street." She didn't need a college degree to criticize the male domination of urban planning. She died in 2006.

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

The Death and Life of Great American Cities

by Jane Jacobs Author

The Death and Life of Great American Cities is a direct and wonderfully optimistic indictment of the …

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