People & Politics in Urban America / Edition 2

People & Politics in Urban America / Edition 2

by Robert W. Kweit, Mary G. Kweit, Mary Grisez Kweit
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815326068

ISBN-13: 9780815326069

Pub. Date: 08/01/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815326069
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/01/1998
Series:
Garland Reference Library of Social Science Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
490
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.99(d)

Table of Contents

Tables and Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction3
Pt. IThe Urban Environmental Context13
Ch. 2From Small Town to City21
Ch. 3The Development of Cities41
Ch. 4The New Immigration75
Pt. IIAgenda Setting and Policy Formulation of Urban Issues105
Ch. 5Urban Actors109
Ch. 6Mechanisms of Citizen Control137
Pt. IIIAdoption, Implementation, and Evaluation of Urban Policy165
Ch. 7Structures of Government171
Ch. 8Urban Officials205
Ch. 9Metropolitanism223
Ch. 10Financing the City: Federal, State, and Local Roles253
Ch. 11Implementation, Evaluation, and Reform285
Pt. IVPolicy Arenas315
Ch. 12Developmental Policy: Land-use Regulation, Economic and Community Development, and Transportation319
Ch. 13Quality-of-Life Issues: Education and Crime Control357
Ch. 14Redistributive Policy: Welfare and Housing399
Ch. 15Epilogue433
Glossary443
Index455

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