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SPECIAL TRACKS: Burd Track on Media & Urban Life | Urban Issues in Asia & the Pacific Rim ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: 43rd Annual Meeting CommitteesUAA Governing BoardUAA Executive Office Staff

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Saturday, April 6 • 10:30am - 11:50am
Saturday - The Political Economy of Urban Planning

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Moderator: Hilary Botein (Baruch College, City University of New York)

  • Contesting the Neoliberal City: Transportation Planning and the Fragmented Urban Form
    Tim Brock (University of Kentucky)
  • The Growth Machine in Troubled Times?
    Andrew Wood (University of Kentucky)
  • Towards a Sustainable Los Angeles Region? Regimes and the Regional Plan
    Oscar Tsai (University of California, Irvine)
  • The Political Economy of Smart Growth Machines and the Great Recession: A Comparative Analysis of New Urbanism
    Erik Nielsen (University of California, Santa Barbara)
  • Rezoning After the Financial Crisis: Who Decides?
    Hilary Botein (Baruch College, City University of New York)


Hilary Botein

Baruch College, City University of New York
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Tim Brock

Doctoral Candidate, University of Kentucky
RESEARCH INTERESTS: | | Urban Mobilities, Critical Transportation Planning, Networked Urban Infrastructure, Neoliberal Governance, Economic Development, Policy Mobilities, Social (In)Equality and the Built Environment, Geography Public Outreach
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Erik Nielsen

PhD Candidate, University of California, Santa Barbara
My professional goals are to conduct interdisciplinary social science research and teach. I hold degrees in psychology and sociology, and have research expertise in urban development studies, global ethnic conflict, environmental science, and geography. | | My broader interests combine social psychology and spatial science to explore environmental sustainability, climate change responses, and changing socio-cultural and demographic trends... Read More →

Oscar Tsai

University of California, Irvine

Andrew Wood

University of Kentucky


Hilary Botein

Baruch College, City University of New York

Saturday April 6, 2013 10:30am - 11:50am
Garden Room