New York: The Politics of Urban Regional Development (Google eBook)

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University of California Press, Aug 16, 1982 - Social Science - 352 pages
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Studies the cultural, economic, political, and social forces influencing life in New York City.
  

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a califorian sure maybe but the guy misses the real intrigues SLIME TREACHERY BLASPHEMY STUPIDITY OF THE STUPID STATE OF N.Y. LISTEN UP STOOGE i asked the SYNCOPHANT AT THE WHOREHOUSE IN MORNINGSIDE HTS. look when was the last time your stupid state even built a major monumental bridge ? neeed a hint ? go back to the FIRST WORLD TOUR OF THE BEATLES AT SHEA STADIUM!! EMPIRE STATE come onnnnn ! what a COLLASSAL JOKE! HOW about the GARBAGE BARGE STATE ? REMEMBER 1987 AND THAT ATROCIOUS BLASPHEMOUS BARGE docked in GRAVES END BAY BROOKLYN? THAT THAT NOTORIOUS OUTLANDISH BLASPHEMOUS BARGE A SUPERIMPOSED PICTURE THEREOF SHOULD BE SUPERIMPOSED ON EVERY LISCENCE PLATE IN THE STUPID STATE OF N.Y. as the response of the STUPID STATE OF N.Y. NO WONDER N.Y. IS THE INFRASTRUCTURAL TOILET BOWL OF AMERICA NO WONDER THE PROPERTY TAXES $$$$$$$$$$$$$ IN NASSAU AND A WASTED WESTCHESTER ARE THE WORST IN AMERICA NO WONDER THE COFFERS OF THE STUPID STATE OF N.Y. ARE EMPTY NO WONDER THE JOBS $$$$$$$$$$$ AND BUSINESSES $$$$$$$$ HAVE BOLTED THE STUPID STATE BY THE DROVES!LISTEN UP STOOGE there is only one TERMINOLOGY TO DESCRIBE THE CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE AND DERELICTION OF DUTY OF THE STUPID STATE OF N.Y. IN REGARDS ITS DILAPIDATED DISGRACEFUL DERELICTED ROADS AND UNBUILT UNBUILT BRIDGES STOOGE REMEMBER THE THEMATIC LONG ISLAND GOLD COAST 1973 TO TRASH COAST 2013!MAYBE THE non existent imaginary EVACUATION ROUTE could be named after the SCUMBAG CONGRESSMAN FROM GLEN COVE lester wolff whose house of LARGESS just happened to be in the pathway of this monumental EPOCAL TRANSGENERATIONAL CIVIC ENGINEERING MASSIVE MONUMENTAL JOB CREATING $$$$$$$$ WEALTH PRODUCING $$$$$$$$$$ TOURISM PROMOTING $$$$$$$$$$$$ RYE OYSTER BAY BRIDGE HMMMMMMMMMMMMM sounds like a slight case of a conflict of interest here just MAYBE! O.K. SO NOW remember stooge our theme LONG ISLAND GOLD COAST 1973 TO TRASH COAST 2013 YES THE BRIDGE IS HALTED STOOGE for ECOLOGICAL REASONS NOW THE CANADIAN GEESE AND MIGRATORY WATERFOWL have the OYSTER BAYS ALL TO THEMSELVES WHILST 10000000 MILLION MOTORISTS A MONTH ARE CONSIGNED TO LIVING HELL !NOT ONLY THE IDIOT MESKILL THE JUDAS ISCARIOT RIBBICOLF THE QUISSLING UDALL BUT ALSO THE SODOMITE CONGRESSMAN FROM FAIRFIELD COUNTY stu mckinney now NOW I CALL listening stooge BRONX TO N.H. CONN. I 95 THE ACELDAMA ! NOT familar with this ancient SEMITIC WORD? THIS WAS THE CURSED PLACE where judas iscariot HUNG HIMSELF AND HIS ENTRAILS GUSHED OUT ON THE CURSED GROUND.LONG ISLAND HAS THEREBY DEGENERATED INTO A SODOMIZED IMMOBOLIZED CRIMINALIZED TRIVIALIZED SIMONIZED MARGINALIZED CONSUMERIZED FEMINIZED DEMONIZED DEATHTRAP! NOW MILLIONS OF POOR SLOBS MOTORISTS must SCHELPP their way out of this man made self perpetuating DEATHTRAP ON THE NOTORIOUS L.I.E. THE WORLDS LONGEST PARKING LOT TO SODOM 495 THE LONG ISLAND DISTRESSWAY TO SODOM! THANX TO THE SCUMBAG FROM THE NORTH SHORE lester wolff there is NO EVACUATION ROUTE NORTH SOUTH BECAUSE OF THE UNBUILT UNBUILT RYE OYSTER BAY BRIDGE. REMEMBER GOLD 1973 TO TRASH 2013! MISS PLASTIC who also works at the WHOREHOUSE IN MORNINGSIDE HTS. and makes LUCRATIVO $$$$$$$$$$$ assisting the syncophant then told me to RELAX O.K. so the STUPID STATE OF N.Y. SKIPPED THE CRRRRRRRRRRRITICALLY CRITICALLY NEEDED CROSS SOUND LINK come on that was over 40 yrs. ago so just get over it will you please and get on with your life ITS JUST HISTORY NOW ANYWAYS REALLY ?! MY MOTHER had a spoiled stink,in flea bitten poodle named SANDY. 

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Contents

Government and Urban Development
1
Governments in the New York Region
3
The Impact of Government on Development
8
The Sources of Governmental Influence
23
Targets of Analysis
32
Development in the New York Region
35
The Physical Setting
40
Genesis from the Sea
41
Obstacles to Governmental Action
210
Steps Toward Stability
221
Dramatic Changes and an Elusive Goal
226
Concentrating Resources in the Older Cities
256
Goals and Resources in the Older Cities
257
Areal and Functional Scope
262
The Shortage of Land
264
Conflicting Constituency Interests
271

The Unique Central Business District
45
The Decline of the Older Cities
50
The Spreading Metropolis
57
Maximizing Internal Benefits
67
Suburban Capabilities
69
The Logic of Exclusion
78
The Results of the Maximizing Strategy
94
Minimizing Outside Intervention
110
New Roads in Suburbia
112
The Fourth Jetport
123
Environmentalism and Suburban Victories
130
Political Actors of Regional Scope
138
Impediments to Regional Integration
139
Agencies of Broad Areal Scope
154
Concentrating Resources on Highway Development
171
Contenders for Influence
173
The Highway Coalition
177
The Highway Coalition at Work
185
Mass Transportation and the Limited Capabilities of Government
205
Mass Transportation and the Regions Development
206
The Fiscal Straitjacket
278
Dependence on State Government
283
Lack of Executive Integration
285
Urban Renewal Political Skill and Constituency Pressures
291
The Federal Framework
292
Elements of Success and Failure
294
The Fragile Structure of Newarks Success
302
Enlarging the Renewal Arena
311
The Lesson of Urban Renewal
314
Patterns of Government Action
316
The Complex Role of Government
322
Government Officials as AilPowerful
326
Sources of Influence
327
The Case of Marine Terminals
328
Constituencies Insulation and Leadership
333
Broader Values and the Shackling of Government
338
The End of Growth and the Role of Government
341
Index
349
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Jameson W. Doig is professor of politics and public affairs in the Politics Department and Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University. His previous books include "New York: The Politics of Urban Regional Development" (with Michael N. Danielson) and "Leadership and Innovation: A Biographical Perspective on Entrepreneurs in Government" (with Erwin C. Hargrove).

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