|Dr. Andrew Wood
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- Mike Davis, City of Quartz
After 1945, it appeared that government had secured its role at the center of American society. Yet, during the sixties, our faith in the state collapsed. As Joel Garreau and Mike Davis observe, communities no longer follow the centralized visions of federal planners; they sprout along the cracks left by corporate enclaves and superhighways. Public parks and town squares similarly grow less and less important as television draws us inward from our front porches.
Readings: Holland, Garreau, Davis
Notes: Garreau and Davis
Bruce E. Gronbeck, Musings on the Emptiness and Dreariness of Postmodern Critique
Mary Ann Sullivan, Frank Gehry's Frances Howard Goldwyn Regional Branch Library
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