TURB 210 - Week 9/Final - Public Space
TURB 210 - Week 9/Final - Public Space TURB 210
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Date Created: 12/04/15
T URB 210 Public Space 0 Public space Generally a space for people to interact and socialize Creates a democracy 0 Vibrant democracy requires vibrant public spaces I Vibrant diversity 0 Social construct group status in public space group status in society I Poor vs rich I Homeless vs students I Whites vs blacks I Women vs men 0 In a public space you have a say I Rallies protests gatherings etc I Origins brief 0 Concept began with the Greeks Agora interactions with other citizens I Open to all except for women and slaves 0 Roman forums were for citizens to gather hear and vote on laws 0 New England town hall meetings were open to the public I Except for Nonwhites women and nonproperty owners 0 Fear 0 Violence or crime by mostly by upper and middle class whites I Youth I Mentally ill I Homeless I Race people of color 0 Police Made to create the safe in a safe and fun environment to work and play 0 Security through public forces private forces surveillance electronic interventions 0 Can be problematic when security will move on social fears rather than actual crime 0 Public vs Private Security I Example if an incident occurs that you are accused or hassled for something you did not do it is easier to get ahold of public security officials and make complaints compared to private security officers Private securities are protected in a sense by the companiespeople they work for and are harder to move against
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