Urban America in Transformation: Perspectives on Urban Policy and Development / Edition 1

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Overview

The urban landscape in the United States has changed drastically over the past 50 years, and along with massive suburbanization and downtown renewal, there has been a restructuring of economic and political organizations and their interrelations. Benjamin Kleinberg has written this book out of his dissatisfaction with two of the most predominant perspectives on urban policy and development: contemporary ecological and neo-Marxist. He offers an interorganizational//policy perspective not as an alternative theory but as a structural framework for analyzing the shaping and implementing of urban policy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803952966
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 8/17/1994
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 316
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN PERSPECTIVE
The Ecological Perspective
The Marxist Perspective
Introducing an Interorganizational/Policy Perspective
PART TWO: EVOLUTION AND ORGANIZATION OF THE URBAN POLICY SYSTEM
The New Deal
Creating an Urban Policy System
Restructuring American Urbanism
Suburbanization and Urban Renewal
Cooperative Federalism and the War on Poverty
Another Approach to Renewing the Urban Community
New Federalism and the Reorganization of Urban Policy
Federal Retrenchment and the Future of Urban Policy

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