OLLU Psychology Neighborhoods Discussion

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WK6 Assignment - Neighborhoods

Theaster Gates: - How to revive a neighborhood: with imagination, beauty and art

Majora Carter: - Greening the ghetto

Purpose

The purpose of this assignment is to consider neighborhoods, change, and restoration.

Instructions

If you haven't already, watch the videos at right (or watch them again so they are fresh in your mind). Using the information from the Ted Talks, your reading, and your personal experience of neighborhoods, think about how you would describe a process of change in a neighborhood of which you have been a part. Then, write a substantive paper in approximately 500 words addressing the questions and criteria below. (Follow APA guidelines as is appropriate when citing and referencing sources.)

Consider and Address:
  • Explain the neighborhood you will be using for the writing assignment.
  • Describe the change you experienced or that is currently occurring.
  • Which if the three theories of neighborhood change would it be based upon?
  • What are the strengths of this neighborhood?
  • Pick one of the neighborhood strength building projects discussed in the Ted talks and discuss how it could be applied to this neighborhood.
  • Do you think it would be effective here in strengthening the neighborhood?

Book: Kirst-Ashman, K. K. (2014). Human behavior in the macro social environment (4th ed). Belmont, CA: Thomson Brooks/Cole Publishing Company.

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Neighborhoods
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The neighborhood that I would be using for this assignment is Midtown Manhattan in New
York. This neighborhood is one of the densest parts of New York City, especially during the day
because most of its skyscrapers are crammed with office employees, visitors, and shoppers.
During rush hour, the city's small streets are alive with the sound of blaring horns as commuters
make their way to and from home, school or work. The streets are usually bustling with natives
and visitors alike due to the city's high population density. The city is famously congested, and
commuting times may be long...


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