PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version PDF created with pdfFactory Pro trial version P. 15 mar. O planejamento descentralizado de Jane Jacobs. começa em nível teórico na introdução de “Morte e Vida das Grandes Cidades”. Apesar de. In this indispensable book, urban visionary Jane Jacobs – renowned author of The Death and Life of Great Jacobs pinpoints five pillars of our culture that are in serious decay: community and family; higher Morte e vida de grandes cidades.

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Leia agora o “A natureza das economias”, escrito 40 anos depois do “Morte e Vida”. According to Jacobs, however, cities already existed before humankind even started with agriculture; in fact, it was the cities that have made agricultural activities possible. Seen politically, the wish of Quebec to be independent may be controversial, according to Jacobs, but from an economic point of view the separation would have only advantages for both the province viea and Canada as a whole. If in a neighborhood there is only vas at night, or in the morning, as in many business grades commuter areas, activities like hotel and catering, culture and retail trade hardly get the chance to blossom.

Furthermore, critics wonder if Jacobs as a relative outsider even has a right to speak on themes that she has not graduated in.

Ultimately, Jacobs claims, every form of economic development has a basis in the city. Quem pode ajudar a digitalizar? Here, factory, industry and port areas are not just destroyed; instead, they reuse these buildings more and more as multi-company buildings, museums or living space. In this context Jacobs points to the situation in Brazil, the United States and Italy in the sixties. During recent decades the easy way out was often chosen in city planning – with dullness and mono-functionality in the urban area as a result.


Those who are interested in the other publications of Jacobs can go to Jane Jacobs Archive of Boston College, which is connected to the University of Toronto. This critical attitude makes Jacobs an “enfant terrible”: Fundamental Values “Cities – how shall I put it? Contudo, esse trunfo precisa ser capitalizado.

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Furthermore, the development of the Japanese bicycle industry is used as an example: Through many digressions and examples, they recognize that economic systems essentially function according to the same principles as nature. If they mingle, these “monstrous mixtures” will harm society. Jacobs accepted all kinds of jobs, varying from journalist to secretary, but sometimes could find no work cidadess all.

Generally, one assumes that the agricultural era preceded the period in which cities flourished. The elements of the city, “the people, streets, parks, neighborhoods, the government, the economy,” cannot exist without one another and are, like the organs of the human body, connected with each other.

Among the many specialists who only partly occupy themselves with reality, she does not avoid the “grand questions. She refers to the recent economic rise of Japan and Ireland: This societal involvement resulted in the book The Question of Separatism and articles in national newspapers and magazines. In Systems of Survival morfe emphasized the inherent differences between the grwndes of trade and that of administration, while in The Nature of Economies she drew parallels between the evolution of biological and economic systems.

On the other hand, in politics changes in yrandes can often not be prevented, while the principle “a deal is a deal” is sacred for entrepreneurs.

If there are enough “eyes on the street,” she claims, crime is not given a chance and the collective feeling of security increases.


Economic development must emerge from within as meshworks of skills grow and proliferate”.

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In order to penetrate reality, in short, Jacobs trusts the most direct observation, the everyday and common sense. Policy makers who want to dedicate themselves to increasing city diversity can learn a lot from Jacobs.

Jacobs can say meaningful things about these issues. Jacobs concludes from these kinds of examples the general thesis that cities grow by treating, renewing and exporting imported goods and services, which results in income that can be used to import new items. The variety in functions, buildings and people also plays an important role in maintaining social cohesion. In these books Jacobs deals with the nature of fundamental cultural values and their social-economic meaning.

In this book, which is mainly focused on North American current affairs, five fundamental institutions are identified: Nonlinear computer simulations have been created of this dzs, and they confirm Jacobs’ intuition: Fico impressionada com a atualidade desse livro de In the process, new grandrs and new knowledge is generated, new products begin to be imported, which in turn, become the raw materials for a new vas of import-substitution. A part of this material is published in the biography Ideas that Matter: Furthermore, the unsystematic, inductive approach that Jacobs uses sometimes jacbos questions.

That is why Jacobs does not want to be called an expert or authority, but rather an “author.