“Diálogos: Placemaking in Latino Communities” — Book Discussion with Michael Rios



October 25, 2013
12:00 pmto1:30 pm

Poster_Rios-Latinos-and-PlacemakingLawrence Hall 166
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Book Discussion: DIÁLOGOS: PLACEMAKING IN LATINO COMMUNITIES

By Michael Rios, Associate Professor of Human Ecology, UC Davis

From the Publisher

“‘Diálogos: Placemaking in Latino Communities’ will help readers better understand the conflicts and challenges inherent in placemaking, and to make effective and sustainable choices for practice in an increasingly multi-ethnic world. The essays explore three aspects of place: the appropriation and territorialization of the built environment, the claiming of rights through collective action, and a sense of belonging through civic participation. The authors illustrate their ideas through case studies and explain the implications of their work for placemaking practice.”

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