City politics: the political economy of urban America
Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme - that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction among governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity - the Sixth Edition of this text brings city politics of the global era into sharp focus by tracing the continuous development of urban America from the nation's founding to the present.
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PARTI The Struggle for Primacy and Power
Party Machines and the Immigrants
The Reform Crusades
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