Urban America Processes and Problems
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Description: For introductory courses in Urban Politics in Departments of Political Science, Urban Studies, Sociology, Geography, Urbanization, Urban Affairs, and Urban Problems. Balanced and non-judgmental in tone, this comprehensive study on urban America provides an historic overview of the field, highlights key economic and political factors, and exposes students to some of the most significant and pressing urban issues and problems facing the United States todaysuch as multiculturalism, the controversy over immigration, poverty, crime, and public education. Enticing students with its contemporary, relevant, and informal approach, it offers detailed analyses on the present state of urban housing, urban planning, urban governance, urban economy, and the financing of urban government; presents facts, hypotheses, mechanisms and explanations that encourage students to really think about the subject; and supplies numerous newspaper and magazines sources for further research.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $140.80
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/15/1999
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|A Note on Data and Definitions|
|The Origins of the City|
|The American City in the Nineteenth Century|
|The Emergence of Metropolitan America|
|The Modern City|
|City Government: Part 1|
|City Government: Part 2|
|City Finances: Raising the Money and Paying the Bills|
|The Economy of the City|
|Planning the City|
|Housing: An Overview|
|Housing: Part 2 - Public Policy|
|Issues and Problems|
|Melting Pots, Mosaics, and Salad Bowls|
|The Controversy over Immigration|
|Poverty: The Background|
|Poverty and Public Policy|
|Crime and the Criminal Justice System|
|Public Education and the City|