American Urban Politics in a Global Age: The Reader

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Paul Kantor, Dennis R. Judd
Longman, 2010 - Political Science - 373 pages
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Bringing together a selection of readings that represent some of the most important trends and topics in urban scholarship today, American Urban Politics provides historical context and contemporary commentaries on the economy, politics, culture and identity of American cities.

This sixth edition highlights the global scale of the changes and challenges confronting local leaders, and explores new issues in cities and suburbs that are altering the patterns of conflict and governance, including the privatization of public urban space, the economic effect of urban sprawl, immigration, terrorism and natural disasters.

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Judd is professor of political science and research fellow at the Public Policy Research Centers, University of Missouri, St. Louis.

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