The information contained in this databook makes it clear: diminished opportunities, both economic and educational, are having an adverse impact on the quality of life in North Lawndale and point to the need for substantial investments in the community.
Urban Aesthetics and the Excess of Fact GCP-06-05
The “excess of fact” describes the complexity and crowded nature of un-staged photography, where many factors aside from the single subject interact to create meaning. This essay examines the ways in which three modes of “excess of fact” in urban life—echoes, encounters and exchange—create an urban aesthetics. Taking back the right to the city and dialogic occasions are explored in this discussion of the construction of meaningful urban existence.
PTSD in Children and Adolescents GCP-05-04
There are a myriad of challenges and issues faced when working with children and adolescents diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Goal Achievement , Relationship Building, and Incrementalism GCP-97-12
Planning theories have often argued that the rational planning model continues to dominate the rhetoric and intent of most planners, even though there is a great deal of intellectual acceptance of the idea that planning practice rarely conforms to the model (Baum 1996; Hoch 1995, 225).
Long-Term Collaboration: Building Relationships and Achieving Results in the UIC Neighborhoods Initiative GCP-98-1
Much has been written in the past few years about the need for universities to become involved in partnerships with other organizations to address societal problems more directly.