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Place matters: metropolitics for the twenty-first century

Peter Dreier, John H. Mollenkopf, Todd Swanstrom - Political Science - 2004 - 428 pages
Three distinguished scholars challenge us to put the urban crisis back on the agenda, both as a moral challenge to our conscience and an economic challenge to prosperity ...
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Planning in the Face of Power

John Forester - Political Science - 1989 - 283 pages
Power and inequality are realities that planners of all kinds must face in the practical world. In 'Planning in the Face of Power', John Forester argues that effective, public ...
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Black social capital: the politics of school reform in Baltimore, 1986-1998

Marion Orr - Business & Economics - 1999 - 241 pages
Deindustrialization, white flight, and inner city poverty have spelled trouble for Baltimore schools. Marion Orr now examines why school reform has been difficult to achieve ...
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City politics: the political economy of urban America

Dennis R. Judd, Todd Swanstrom - Political Science - 2008 - 398 pages
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 ...
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The politics of urban America: a reader

Paul Kantor - Political Science - 1998 - 374 pages
How do public power and private resources interact in the governance of cities? What changes have occurred in our cities governing processes over the years? This interesting ...
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American urban politics in a global age: the reader

Paul Kantor, Dennis R. Judd - Political Science - 2008 - 398 pages
In this thoroughly revised reader, two leading scholars bring together a collection of readings that highlight the most important trends in urban scholarship today. The ...
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Big-city Politics, Governance, and Fiscal Constraints

George E. Peterson - Political Science - 1994 - 275 pages
Big-city mayors and other political leaders face the triple challenge of assembling a winning political coalition; translating this into an effective governing coalition; and ...
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