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The Beach Beneath the Streets: Contesting New York City's Public Spaces

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Focusing on the liberating promise of public space, The Beach Beneath the Streets examines the activist struggles of communities in New York City--queer youth of color, gardeners, cyclists, and anti-gentrification activists--as they transform streets, piers, and vacant lots into everyday sites for autonomy, imagination, identity formation, creativity, problem solving, and ...more
Paperback, 246 pages
Published June 3rd 2011 by State University of New York Press
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Benjamin Shepard, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Human Service at New York School of Technology/City University of New York. He received his Masters at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, PhD at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and training in psychoanalysis from the William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, and Psycholo ...more
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