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Within economic science, “evolutionary economics” is strongly on the rise.

Jacobs emphasizes that the spatial conditions for a street ballet cannot do without one another. Moreover, apart from these dynamics, many cities nowadays have more and more problems with livability and safety.

A part of this material is published in the biography Ideas that Matter: She also took courses in physics and social subjects at Columbia University, just because she liked them. Also in her later work do we clearly see this facts-based method.

The active attitude of Jacobs was also clear in her protests against the Vietnam War, which led to her permanently moving to Toronto, with her family, after 30 years in New York.

Politicians struggle with issues in the field of city development and the working of the market every day. Robert Moses, cidzdes powerful commissioner in New York at that time, for example, supported a policy in which small scale and lively neighborhoods must be replaced by megalomaniac projects like business centers, motorways and skyscrapers.

Let us hope that the blending of both systems will not lead to the “dark age” that Jacobs foresees in her last jqne.

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Not only for scientists, but also for politicians her oeuvre offers material to think about. That is why Jacobs does not want to be called an expert or authority, but rather an “author. Jacobs transfers this regularity into the formula: The metropolis was in the middle of the Great Depression, however, and finding a job was far from being easy. In her book, Jacobs introduces an analysis that contradicts the prevailing opinions on urban development.


This is how people get the feeling of belonging to a community, or being at home somewhere. More and more municipalities in Europe – whether or not consciously – use her ideas successfully. According to Jacobs, these institutions are nothing less than the foundation on which the Western civilization is built.

In order to turn the tide, Jacobs makes an appeal that reminds one of the biblical principle “Explore many things, but keep the good thing. Jacobs concludes from these kinds of examples the general thesis that cities grow by treating, renewing and exporting imported goods and services, which results in income that can be used to import new items.

But at the same time: Despite their interdependence, the two sorts of morals need to be kept strictly separate, according to Ras.

Quem planeja? O planejamento descentralizado de Jane Jacobs

She also claims that scientific debates have a strongly ideological nature. Nevertheless, at the same time, that is maybe where her power lies: Generally, one assumes that the agricultural era preceded the period in which cities flourished.


Jane Jacobs has created a theory of the dynamics of networks of small producers meshed together by their interdependent functions, and has collected some historical evidence to support her claims. Secondly, Jacobs believes that a city benefits from short building blocks and an intricate street iacobs. Jane Jacobsop. This infighting in science is reprehensible because, she says, “Ideology does not solve problems.


The variety in functions, buildings and people also plays an vlda role in maintaining social cohesion. In rural areas, also, there are examples of social capital, entrepreneurship and creativity.

Her motto is and stays: If there are enough “eyes on the street,” she claims, crime is not given a chance and the collective feeling of security increases. Finally, economic systems are, like ecosystems, “dynamic stable” according to the New York company, which means that they can survive through changes within the system itself.

For a healthy development of society, traders and guards need each other – without trade there is no prosperity and without maintenance of law and order after all no trade.

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In this context uane points out the recent developments like the increase of the number of divorces, the fight for students among educational institutions, the dependence of universities on externally financed research, the waning tax morale and the account scandals. According to her, economists “whether they are liberal or Marxist” wrongly assume that countries form the relevant economic units.

On the contrary, Jacobs takes every opportunity to bring forward her opinion on topical political questions, orally and in writing.

Hence this region will not suffer the fate of so many American company towns, which die after the corporation that feeds them moves elsewhere.


Carlosmuchas gracias. Only in combination do they lead to the diversity that is needed for a blossoming city life. In these books Jacobs deals with the nature of fundamental cultural values and their social-economic meaning.