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About the Author
Linda Campbell is a Detroit resident and director of Building Movement Project, Detroit and Detroit People's Platform.
Andrew Newman is an associate professor of anthropology at Wayne State University.
Sara Safransky is a human geographer and assistant professor at Vanderbilt University.
Tim Stallmann is a cartographer and a worker-owner at Research Action Design.
This book not only works to understand the many ways Detroit has come to help establish the urban fabric of the United States, but does so through a deeply embodied and popular mode of analysis that feels generative well beyond the specifics of the city itself.--Nik Heynen"editor of Annals of the American Association of Geographers and co-director of the Cornelia Walker Bailey Program on Land and Agriculture" (07/22/2019)
Detroit organizing has always been among the smartest, sharpest, and innovative work throughout people's history. This is a project that provides more evidence of this fact-a thoughtful, important resource developed by the people in the very best tradition of community-led and -centered research and analysis. A People's Atlas of Detroit proves once again that if we seek to understand a place, we must break with the extractive practice of traditional 'research' and listen to the people who make it what it is.-- (09/24/2019)
Reading the almanac in this extraordinary time makes you wonder what kind of city Detroit will become after the post-pandemic economic dislocation takes root. What will happen to the city budget, and already bare-bones emergency services? Will redevelopment stop? Will Detroit become a more equitable city? If those questions interest you, "A People's Atlas of Detroit" is very worthy of your attention.-- (04/15/2020)