#984 Overall Influence

Jane Jacobs

American–Canadian journalist, author on urbanism and activist

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Jane Jacobs was an American-Canadian journalist, author, theorist, and activist who influenced urban studies, sociology, and economics. Her book, The Death and Life of Great American Cities , argued that "urban renewal" and "slum clearance" did not respect the needs of city-dwellers.

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#130 World Rank
Sociology
#434 World Rank
Economics
#1839 World Rank
Communications
#2984 World Rank
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