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The Impact of Differences in Ethnicity on Women's Perceptions of Physical Assets of a Community


Abstract This study is an initial step in exploring how urban design typologies can help inform community asset research to broaden the definition of physical assets. Asset based community development research identifies specific types of physical assets such as streets, structures, housing or vacant lots. This research argues that a comprehensive look at physical assets is needed, taking into consideration urban typologies such as paths, landmarks, views and districts as well as the spatial relationships that influence their significance. Community asset literature and conditions specific to the Sunnyslope community in Phoenix, Arizona suggest that differences in ethnicity such as spatial segregation, and socio-economic status exist. However, the l... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Thatte, Aparna (Author) / Ozel, Filiz (Advisor) / Ahrentzen, Sherry (Advisor) / Guhathakurta, Subhrajit (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Urban Planning / Architecture / Design / COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT / ETHNICITY / PERCEPTION / PHYSICAL ASSETS / SPATIAL / URBAN DESIGN
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 157 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Environmental Design and Planning 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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