Research Papers on Urban Studies

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  • Statistical Analysis Analyzed

    A 4 page paper analyzing the use of statistics in a specific study. It could be useful to compare means derived from the qualitative and quantitative portions of the study, followed by ANOVA assessment of variances between the two. Comparing these very different sections to compare results could enhance the study’s internal validity. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Research Paper Proposal on Gentrification That is Plaguing Olde City

    This 4 page paper provides a proposal for a research paper. An outline, how one can go about researching this topic and which sources to use are all included. Some statistics are noted. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • An Urban Planning/Criminal Justice Case Study

    This 4 page paper provides an overview of the case of Junction City, a community that has issues in the implementation of planning related to their criminal justice system. Bibliography lists 2 sources

  • Chicago History and Organized Crime

    A 6 page research paper which looks specifically at the Prohibition era and how Chicago was ruled by gangsters, bootleggers, and corrupt politicians at that time. This era ended when mobster Al Capone was finally arrested for tax evasion by 'Untouchable' leader Elliott Ness. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Urban Evolution of Paris

    A 14 page paper which examines how the city was transformed from Medieval Paris to the trademark infrastructure of a contemporary urban center by Baron Georges Haussmann. Specifically considered are the city’s urban evolution, what infrastructural strategies needed to be considered, and also its cross-cultural influence during the French Concession period and beyond. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • History, Recreation, and Public Administration

    A 12 page research paper that addresses two topics. The first half of the paper is a brief history of policy in public administration from Woodrow Wilson's essay in 1887 to the 1990s. The second half of the paper is a "memo" to a county Board of Supervisors concerning formulating a plan to address the county's recreational needs for the next two decades. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • A New York City Subway System Social History

    This 6 page paper examines the social history of the subway. A great deal of anecdotes regarding the system is relayed. Specific information on size and condition is included as well. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Literature Review on the Homelessness Problem

    10 pages. A 10 page research paper that gives an overall look at the homeless situation summarizing the current research, theories and knowledge regarding this social problem. The writer demonstrates that society is still not close to finding a solution to the problem of homelessness and that current welfare reform legislation will, in all likelihood, exacerbate this problem. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Urban Studies and Transportation Planning

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of transportation planning as a part of urban studies. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Various Topics Pertaining to Teaneck, NJ

    This 4 page research paper reports on public transportation and communication as well as parks and recreation and religion and how they pertain to Teaneck, New Jersey. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • The Transportation Planning Process

    This 10 page paper provides an overview of the Transportation Planning Process used in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Hydrogen Fuel as a Renewable Energy Source

    This 7 page paper examines the health and environmental benefits of renewable sources of energy versus their fossil fuel counterparts. More specifically, this paper examines the benefits of hydrogen fuel cells, their impact upon the environment, and their future applications. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Professional Discipline of Spatial Planning

    A 7 page contention that spatial planning in many respects provides a new impetus for planning as a professional discipline. Spatial relationships have, of course, been an element of practically all planning pursuits even since the earliest of times. Today, however, there is a particularly focused emphasis on spatial planning. The reasons for this new emphasis relate to the changes that we have seen in our world and to the changes that we are anticipating in the future.

  • East and West Coast Rap Wars and the Deaths of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G.

    This 10 page paper addresses the problem of the east coast and west coast rap wars. The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac are viewed as casualties of the rivalry. The murders of each rap star are highlighted and the problem is discussed in general. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Phoenix and Mass Transit

    (5pp) The City of Phoenix, and the surrounding valley, is one of the most sought after residential and business region in the country. Consequently traffic congestion and its accompanying concerns, such as air pollution, noise control, convenience, and overall quality of life, are vital issues if the city is to continue to be forceful entity in commerce and private living. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

  • Trends in Public Housing in Virginia

    A 9 page paper discussing trends in public housing and their effects on urban problems. With the ongoing reductions in funds available through federal and state governments for use in providing low-income housing, cities increasingly are finding it necessary to turn to the private sector and nonprofit groups to aid in providing affordable housing. In the case of Richmond, the city was able to use public housing funds to upgrade decaying urban infrastructure while turning to private sources to provide actual housing in the area the city upgraded with the funds. The new creativity results in more units being made available for habitation while also contributing to a wider sense of community not possessed by those still adhering to the standard method of requiring full public funding. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • My Neighborhood Queens

    A 6 page paper which examines Queens, New York. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Overview of the Fruitvale Bay Area Rapid Transit Transit Village Project

    A 9 page overview of this developmental project. The project is unique in the degree that it addresses overall community needs as opposed to just transit concerns. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • A New York City Subway System Social History

    This 6 page paper examines the social history of the subway. A great deal of anecdotes regarding the system is relayed. Specific information on size and condition is included as well. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • South Beach

    This 5 page paper describes South Beach, Florida. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Overview of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge

    This 5 page paper highlights the construction of the third longest suspension bridge in the world. Sections include an analysis on the building of the bridge from a cultural perspective, a religious and philosophical perspective and concludes with a look at the project from an ethical standpoint. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Urban Studies and Transportation Planning

    This 5 page paper provides an overview of transportation planning as a part of urban studies. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Transportation Planning Process

    This 10 page paper provides an overview of the Transportation Planning Process used in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • 10 Urbanization Questions Answered

    This 10-page paper answers ten question on urbanization. Bibliography lists 9 sources. (Please note, each question starts on a separate page.)

  • 1990s' Newspaper Industry in Toronto

    A 10 page paper on the industry that discusses the number of changes the city's newspaper industry experienced during the 1990s. The writer reviews some of the newspapers under the new banner of the CNA and the OCNA--a lobbying organization formed to protect the autonomy of theCanadian industry. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • Georgetown Neighborhood in Washington DC

    Washington, D.C., is made up of a number of complex neighborhood regions that have distinct topography, economic conditions, land use and local problems. This 10 page paper is designed to provide a comprehensive evaluation of the Georgetown neighborhood, relating factors like location and internal layout, the people, historic preservation in the community, historical development and a range of other applicable elements that provide a substantive view of this community. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Parental Accountability for Children's Crimes

    A 5 page paper that argues that parents should be held accountable for the crimes that their children commit if society ever hopes to put an end to these tragedies. Discussed are the circumstances that surrounded the Columbine shooting in 1999 and the Flint, Michigan shooting in 2000 and how both cases reflect parental negligence. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

 

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