Future of Us All Race and Neighborhood Politics in New York City

ISBN-10: 0801484618
ISBN-13: 9780801484612
Edition: N/A
Authors: Roger Sanjek
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 2/24/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

The result of more than a dozen years' work, this remarkable book immerses us in Elmhurst-Corona's social & political life from the 1960s through the 1990s, focusing on the combined impact of racial change, immigrant settlement, governmental decentralization & assaults on local quality of life which stemmed from the city's 1975 fiscal crisis & the policies of its last three mayors. The book examines the ways in which residents have forged & tested alliances across lines of race, ethnicity & language.

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Introduction A Window on America's Great Transition
A Neighborhood in New York City
Elmhurst-Corona, 1652-1960
The Social Order of New York City
City and Neighborhood Remade: 1960-1980
Racial Change and Decentralization
The Impact of the New Immigration
Fiscal Crisis and Land-Use Struggles
New York's Three Economies
Mayoral Ideologies
Mayoral Practice
Assaults on the Quality of Life
The Transformation of Neighborhood Politics
The New Multicultural Geography of Elmhurst-Corona
Solidarity and Conflict among White Americans
Continuities in Civic Politics
Innovations in Civic Politics
The Politics of Place
Bonds of Interracial Cooperation
Conclusion: The Future of Us All
Notes
References
Index

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