Study Materials

Thesis papers by graduates of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning are listed below. These papers are optional readings that should be useful in research for this class.


TOPICS AUTHORS
Building Partnerships: Public Schools as Catalysts for Community Development (PDF 1 of 3 - 2.0 MB) (PDF 2 of 3 - 2.6 MB) (PDF 3 of 3) Antonio Francisco Gonzalez
A Spatial Analysis of Socioeconomic and Demegraphic Change in the Lower Merrimack Valley and Lawrence, MA (PDF 1 of 5 - 1.5 MB) (PDF 2 of 5 - 2.3 MB) (PDF 3 of 5 - 2.3 MB) (PDF 4 of 5 - 1.4 MB) (PDF 5 of 5 - 1.5 MB) Kim Stevenson
The 1984 Riots: Lawrence, MA (PDF 1 of 3 - 2.4 MB) (PDF 2 of 3 - 2.4 MB) (PDF 3 of 3 - 1.8 MB) Joseph D. Duran
Less-Skilled Workers and the High-Technology Economy: A Regional Jobs Strategy for Lawrence, MA (PDF 1 of 5 - 2.8 MB) (PDF 2 of 5 - 2.0 MB) (PDF 3 of 5 - 1.8 MB) (PDF 4 of 5 - 2.4 MB) (PDF 5 of 5) Tamar Kotelchuck
From Needs to Action: Community Organizing at Heritage Common, Lawrence, MA (PDF 1 of 4 - 2.4 MB) (PDF 2 of 4 - 2.1 MB) (PDF 3 of 4) (PDF 4 of 4- 2.0 MB) Madalin C. Fraser
Building an Enclave: The Experience of Micro-Lending in Lawrence, MA (PDF 1 of 5 - 2.6 MB) (PDF 2 of 5 - 2.6 MB) (PDF 3 of 5) (PDF 4 of 5 - 2.2 MB) (PDF 5 of 5) Cathleen A. Mahon