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Urban Policy Reconsidered Dialogues on the Problems and Prospects of American Cities

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ISBN-10: 0415944716

ISBN-13: 9780415944717

Edition: 2004 (Annotated)

Authors: Stephen J. McGovern, Charles C. Euchner

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This comprehensive overview of the issues and problems facing American cities today covers every important issue in urban affairs: poverty, inequality, race, planning, education and crime.
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Book details

List price: $56.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/3/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 364
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Cities and the Life of the Nation The Rise and Decline of Cities The Communitarian Vision Constraints on Urban Policy Making Civic Culture and Urban Policy
Poverty and the Divided Metropolis Measuring Poverty Dimensions of Poverty in the U.S. Causes of Poverty The Evolution of the Welfare State The Legacy of the Great Society Welfare: From Discontent to Reform Welfare Reform Evaluating Welfare Reform The Future of Welfare Reform
Economic Development and the Construction of Opportunity The Rise and Fall of the Urban Economy Urban Renewal Inducing Business Investment Enticing Visitors to the City Neighborhood Revitalization Redirecting Economic Development Policy
Housing and the Structure of Place Housing, Opportunity, and the City The Character of American Housing Policy Housing, the Economy, and the City Housing Policy Regulating the Housing Environment The Demand Side: Improving People's Purchasing Power The Supply Side: Creating More Units The Future of Housing Policy
Education and the Ladder of Mobility Public Education and the American Dream The Origins and Development of Public Education Promoting Equity: School Desegregation Promoting Equity: Federal Compensatory Programs Promoting Equity: School Finance Reform The Conservative Critique of Liberal Reforms The Excellence Movement The Critique of Government Control over Schooling School Choice: Vouchers School Choice: Charter Schools The Future of Urban Education Policy Public Education and Democracy
Crime and the Levels of Order The Levels of Crime The Causes of Crime Policy Responses to Crime Reconstituting the Social Order
Re-Placing the City Constraints on Urban Revitalization The Public Realm Political Change Responsibility and Commitment