New York City Politics: Governing Gotham / Edition 1

New York City Politics: Governing Gotham / Edition 1

by Bruce F. Berg
     
 


An engaging look at the complex nature of urban politics, this book is the only one of its kind to offer a comprehensive narrative of the challenges, frustrations, and successes of New York’s governing institutions, and their prospects for meeting the city’s long-term needs.See more details below

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An engaging look at the complex nature of urban politics, this book is the only one of its kind to offer a comprehensive narrative of the challenges, frustrations, and successes of New York’s governing institutions, and their prospects for meeting the city’s long-term needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813541914
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Series:
None Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
494,053
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction     1
The Economic Development Imperative     20
The State and the City     58
The Federal Government and the City     88
Racial and Ethnic Diversity     120
Political Parties in New York City Governance     160
The Charter, the Mayor, and the Other Guys     180
The City Council     212
The Municipal Bureaucracy     244
Conclusion     281
References     293
Index     323

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