The Future of National Urban Policy

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Marshall Kaplan, Franklin J. James
Duke University Press, 1990 - Political Science - 405 pages
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The Future of National Urban Policy brings together scholars, policymakers, and journalists to explore the condition of America's cities. The authors focus on policies of the previous five presidential administrations to examine the history of urban policy and offer suggestions for its future. Individual chapters address a variety of topics, including housing, employment, education, the infrastructure of cities, and public policy.
  

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Contents

Urban Need and DistressA Broad Overview
6
1970 to
13
The New Anatomy of Urban Fiscal Problems
32
Urban ProblemsA Microscopic Look at Key Areas of Concern
61
Where Do We Go from Here? Peter
89
Elements of
131
BostonAn Urban Policy Prototype or a Continuing
156
Where Are We Now? Where
171
The Fiscal
225
Recent Public Policy Shifts Affecting
235
Institutions and Institutional Capacity
253
Who Gets the Jobs in the New Downtown? Bernard
277
A Set of Nonurban Urban Policy Initiatives
325
Eliciting an Effective and Necessary Urban Policy
346
Notes
369
Index
397

J Orlebeke
185
Mixed Results
210

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