Sidewalk

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Author: Mitchell Duneier,Ovie Carter

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780374527259

Category: Social Science

Page: 383

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Presents the lives of poor African-American men who make their subsistence wages by selling used goods on the streets of Greenwich Village in New York; and discusses how they interact with passing pedestrians, police officers, and each other.

Sidewalks

Conflict and Negotiation Over Public Space

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Author: Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris,Renia Ehrenfeucht

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 026212307X

Category: Political Science

Page: 328

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Examines the evolution of an undervalued urban space and how conflicts over competing uses--from the right to sit to the right to parade--have been negotiated.

A Walk on the Sidewalk

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Author: David William McCormick

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1403365547

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 244

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Although training has often been considered a separate business category, Richard Cavalier has discovered that training meetings respond, as do any other business meetings, because they are essentially the same, even if curiously structured. Therefore training is best seen as an aspect of group communications and subject to the same laws of learning and psychology. The U.S. military developed the first and best complete system for ISD, and this book is a precise interpretation in business language of that best system. In addition to the step-by-step presentation of the basic development text (as is common to TSD) the author has included actual examples of military forms that indicate both (a) what type of action should be taken in specific instances and (b) the validity of materials prepared by military personnel who practice the Instructional Systems Development system as described here. And most military practitioners of ISD learned ISD in the military by applying its sound principles . . . as you yourself can. ISD is remarkably doable. Expensive versions of ISD are available through consultants and via disk (about $1,000 and up, up) if you know what you need. If not, Common Sense ISD will tell you exactly what you need and show you how ISD can help you to achieve the results you seek . . . guaranteed!

Sidewalk

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Author: Jeff Mermelstein

Publisher: Dewi Lewis Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Photography

Page: 128

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Sidewalk, the winner of the 1999 European Publishers Award for Photography, is an exceptionally strong series of street photographs of New York. As we follow Jeff Mermelstein through the city we are staggered by its dramas and mystery. We confront characters who seem hyper-real, as they wander the streets as if in a dream -- crazed, paranoid, or simply pressured. And we come across incidents that seem totally surreal -- the smoking shoe, the burnt-out diner, the sidewalk that looks as if it has flowed with blood. These photographs are exhilarating and memorable, immensely funny yet deeply disturbing, and were rapturously received by a large audience at this year's Aries International Photography Festival.

Sidewalk Critic

Lewis Mumford's Writings on New York

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Author: Lewis Mumford,Robert Wojtowicz

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781568981338

Category: Architecture

Page: 279

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Lewis Mumford (1895-1990) is best known for his Sky Line column in the New Yorker where he served as architecture critic for over 30 years. A man of letters and part of Manhattan's intellectual elite, Mumford wrote more than 20 books over 6 decades, bridging the seemingly disparate disciplines of architecture, technology, literary criticism, biography, sociology and philosophy.

Sidewalk Games

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Author: Glen Vecchione,Blanche Sims

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781402722400

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

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Provides instructions for sidewalk and other outdoor games, including freeze tag, double dutch, square ball, rooster romp, and coin pitching.

Baxter and the Sidewalk Alligator

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Author: Teta Engram,Lisa Tomms Holland

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1438993676

Category: Fiction

Page: 32

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Having just moved to a new town, Baxter heads out for a day to make new friends. His day turns out better than expected when he discovers a world of underground creatures and delights.

Scribblings from a Sidewalk Notebook

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Author: Zaxxon Q. Blaque

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0578016362

Category: Poetry

Page: 176

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This is the updated paperback version of ~Scribblings~ From a Sidewalk Notebook with never before published and revised material. SFaSNv2 is one boy's journey into adulthood, discovering himself and how the world works. With shades of childlike naivety, hope, and love, he hopes to let the world understand who he is and how he got to be this person. He shares his experiences of growing up as a gay male in a small Texas town while struggling with everyday issues and working through them with poetry and writings that he shares with others in hopes of helping them come to terms with their own struggles of identity, purpose, and raw emotions. ZaxxonQ.com - MySpace.com/ZaxxonQ - ISBN# 978-0-578-01636-8

There's a Hole in My Sidewalk

The Romance of Self-Discovery

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Author: Portia Nelson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451686358

Category: Psychology

Page: 144

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Discover the beloved self-help classic featuring moving poems and insightful truisms that “is full of practical wisdom that will allow you to embrace and change your life” (John Gray, Ph.D., author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus). Individuals, therapy groups, twelve-step programs, and the self-help community around the world have embraced the late Portia Nelson’s brilliant There’s a Hole in My Sidewalk. Warm, wise, and funny, her seminal poem “Autobiography in Five Chapters” is a treasured and often quoted motto for anyone seeking to better themselves and their life. “Treat yourself to a special book by a special lady” (Carol Burnett) with this perfect inspirational and motivational gift.

Sidewalk story

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Author: Sharon Bell Mathis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780673817532

Category: African Americans

Page: 58

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When her best friend's family is evicted from their apartment, a nine-year-old black girl decides to do something about the situation.

The Show Starts on the Sidewalk

An Architectural History of the Movie Theatre, Starring S. Charles Lee

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Author: Maggie Valentine

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300066470

Category: Architecture

Page: 231

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Documenting the evolution of the American movie theatre and exploring its role in American culture and architecture, this work focuses on the career of S. Charles Lee, who designed more than 300 theatres between 1920 and 1950, buildings that became prototypes for the whole country.

Sidewalk City

Remapping Public Space in Ho Chi Minh City

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Author: Annette Miae Kim

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 022611936X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 264

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For most, the term “public space” conjures up images of large, open areas: community centers for meetings and social events; the ancient Greek agora for political debates; green parks for festivals and recreation. In many of the world’s major cities, however, public spaces like these are not a part of the everyday lives of the public. Rather, business and social lives have always been conducted along main roads and sidewalks. With increasing urban growth and density, primarily from migration and immigration, rights to the sidewalk are being hotly contested among pedestrians, street vendors, property owners, tourists, and governments around the world. With Sidewalk City, Annette Miae Kim provides the first multidisciplinary case study of sidewalks in a distinctive geographical area. She focuses on Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, a rapidly growing and evolving city that throughout its history, her multicultural residents have built up alternative legitimacies and norms about how the sidewalk should be used. Based on fieldwork over 15 years, Kim developed methods of spatial ethnography to overcome habitual seeing, and recorded both the spatial patterns and the social relations of how the city’s vibrant sidewalk life is practiced. In Sidewalk City, she transforms this data into an imaginative array of maps, progressing through a primer of critical cartography, to unveil new insights about the importance and potential of this quotidian public space. This richly illustrated and fascinating study of Ho Chi Minh City’s sidewalks shows us that it is possible to have an aesthetic sidewalk life that is inclusive of multiple publics’ aspirations and livelihoods, particularly those of migrant vendors.

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Poems and Drawings

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Author: Shel Silverstein

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780060256685

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

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If you are a dreamer, come in, If you are a dreamer, A wisher, a liar, A hope-er, a pray-er, A magic bean buyer … Come in … for where the sidewalk ends, Shel Silverstein’s world begins. You’ll meet a boy who turns into a TV set, and a girl who eats a whale. The Unicorn and the Bloath live there, and so does Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout who will not take the garbage out. It is a place where you wash your shadow and plant diamond gardens, a place where shoes fly, sisters are auctioned off, and crocodiles go to the dentist. Shel Silverstein’s masterful collection of poems and drawings is at once outrageously funny and profound.

Sidewalk Circus

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Author: Paul Fleischman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781439595497

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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A young girl watches as the activities across the street from her bus stop become a circus.

The Sidewalk Smokers Club

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Author: Stephen Siciliano

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595395813

Category: Fiction

Page: 360

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Stephen Siciliano's Sidewalk Smokers are driven outdoors by the most selective kind of lawmaking, engaged in resisting the overregulation of American life, a cabal of rootless cosmopolitans on the make for the big break. The Smokers unite behind one of their own, taking on a media giant over the publication of some nude photos. Lethargic sensualists, craven in their drive for publicity, the group's saving grace is that they are uncommonly kind to one another. Do we really know people like this? Probably not, which may in the end be what Mr. Siciliano is after. "Like brilliance on caffeine 'Smokers' radiates in all directions and dimensions yet returns to its zero point as surely as the swallows return to Capitstrano."-The Espresso, San Diego "It's clearly the book of the year."-Highwayscribery blog

Sidewalk Tectonics

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Author: Scott Ruescher

Publisher: Pudding House Publications

ISBN: 9781589987760

Category:

Page: 24

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Sidewalk Blues

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Author: Eric David Lough

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1105408744

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Sidewalk Artist

A Novel

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Author: Gina Buonaguro,Janice Kirk

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1429902450

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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"A fantasia of a double tale skimming through the art capitals of Europe with double muses, double love pursuits, double Raphaels, even double authors, a tale dripping with idealized romantic settings, mystery, art, and a touch of magic, The Sidewalk Artist will keep readers wondering what is real and what is artifice--as fine paintings always do." --Susan Vreeland, author of Girl in Hyacinth Blue While in Europe researching her next novel, twenty-something American Tulia Rose falls headlong into a romance with a handsome sidewalk artist. As he takes her on a tour of Europe's artistic treasures, she begins writing the story of the painter Raphael and his secret lover. Yet as her own affair grows deeper, Tulia's sidewalk artist grows more mysterious. Why does he seem so familiar? And what is his connection to the great Renaissance painter? Set in Paris and Italy, this lyrical first novel interweaves two parallel love stories, offering readers a unique view on the research and inspiration that goes into creating historical novels such as The Girl with the Pearl Earring and The Birth of Venus.

Secret Sidewalk

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Author: Tom Lichtenberg

Publisher: Tom Lichtenberg

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 106

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Beauregaard Sweet became invisible, but his troubles began when he suddenly reappeared. Now everybody wants something from him. Manny the mechanic wants his wife. Sharad LeMaster wants his secret. Emma Biggs wants another shot at the TV news, the leaders of the Four Tribes want to send him back to wherever it was he'd gone, and all he wants to do is eat some donuts and watch reality TV.