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Social Capital in the City: Community and Civic Life in Philadelphia

Richardson Dilworth - Political Science - 2010 - 248 pages
Much of today's heated academic discussion about "social capital" is either theoretical in nature or revolves around national survey data, neither of which adequately explains ...
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The City in American Political Development

Richardson Dilworth - Political Science - 2009 - 288 pages
There are nearly 20,000 general-purpose municipal governments—cities—in the United States, employing more people than the federal government. About twenty of those cities ...
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Building New York's Sewers: Developing Mechanisms of Urban Management

Joanne Abel Goldman - History - 1997 - 228 pages
This wide-ranging study offers a unique perspective to examine the conditions, constraints, and concerns of city government during the first half of the nineteenth century ...
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Building Gotham: Civic Culture and Public Policy in New York City, 1898–1938

Keith D. Revell - Architecture - 2003 - 327 pages
"An excellent text for students and researchers to better understand the often unique and always complex set of issues and actors that initiated, implemented, or thwarted urban ...
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Hard Water: Politics and Water Supply in Milwaukee, 1870-1995

Kate Foss-Mollan - History - 2001 - 218 pages
This work examines formation, growth, and change in the Water Department of Milwaukee, Wisconsin from 1870-1995. It combines areas of history, technology, politics, and policy ...
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Property Rules: Political Economy in Chicago, 1833-1872

Robin L. Einhorn - Business & Economics - 1991 - 295 pages
In Property Rules, Robin L. Einhorn uses City Council records-previously thought destroyed-and census data to track the course of city government in Chicago, providing an ...
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Eden on the Charles: The Making of Boston

Michael Rawson - History - 2010 - 367 pages
In Eden on the Charles: The Making of Boston, Michael Rawson examines how the city's relationship with its natural surroundings informed its early growth and development. His ...
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Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States

Kenneth T. Jackson - Social Science - 1985 - 432 pages
This first full-scale history of the development of the American suburb examines how "the good life" in America came to be equated with the a home of one's own surrounded by a ...
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