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AGORA


The Urban Planning and Design Journal
at the University of Michigan

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The Urban Planning and Design Journal
at the University of Michigan

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Missed Opportunities in Diversity Training

A diversity workshop was held February 9th, 2015 with high expectations from students that they would discuss the intersectionalities of race, class, and gender in the urban planning context, and have a larger dialogue of social justice and community. This blog piece highlights one MUP's reflection on the workshop. 

Applying Planning to My Hometown

Northfield Township is a rural community that promotes farming, open space and embraces the natural elements of the environment including Whitmore Lake. Through the years, there has been interest in development to grow and improve our community. However, the newest wave of development would violate several measures of our 2012 Master Plan. 

Patterns of Social Inequality in the US and Global South

Wajiha Ibrahim reflects on Dr. Ananya Roy’s discussion for the Taubman Lecture Series on slum governance in the Global South and the reproduction of social inequality.

Photo by Wajiha Ibrahim, courtesy of wajihaibrahim.com

Planners Need to be Sensitive to the Reuse of Prisons as Affordable Housing Units

Prisons have effectively broken families and left many low-income minorities in despair. The use of prisons into affordable housing units is insensitive and planners need to be more cognizant of affordable housing strategies and approaches. 

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AGORA 9

Agora is a student-operated annual peer reviewed publication of the University of Michigan.

Based in the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, the journal traditionally publishes work from a wide range of disciplines, and provides an opportunity for members of the campus community to share perspectives on a variety of urban issues, including those that affect the region, the state, and the planet.

 

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Alexandra Markiewicz

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF                                  

Master of Urban Planning 2015

Christopher Herlich

CO-DIRECTOR, PRODUCTION+DEVELOPMENT

Master of Urban Planning 2015

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Pier Davis

CREATIVE DIRECTOR                         

Master of Urban Planning 2015

Bradley Vogelsmeier

CO-DIRECTOR, PRODUCTION+DEVELOPMENT

Master of Urban Planning 2015

Betsy Cooper

SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2016

AayaT Ali

STAFF EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2016

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MICHELLE BENNETT

STAFF EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2016

Eric Burkman

STAFF EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2016

Wajiha Ibrahim

STAFF EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2016

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Braden Mitchell

STAFF EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2016

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Kathleen Reilly

STAFF EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2016

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Dan Sommerville

STAFF EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2016

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Tricia Pontau

BLOG EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2015

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Mike AuerBach

STAFF EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2016

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Erin Bozarth

STAFF EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2015

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Scott Fox

STAFF EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2016

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DJ Mason

STAFF EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2016

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Lesley Rivera

STAFF EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2016

Mikah Zaslow

STAFF EDITOR

Master of Urban Planning 2016