Urban Policy Reconsidered: Dialogues on the Problems and Prospects of American Cities / Edition 1

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Overview

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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"A beautifully crafted and perceptive volume, it will invigorate the study of urban policy and politics." - Paul Kantor, Professor and Graduate Director, Department of Political Science, Fordham University
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415944700
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/14/2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles C. Euchner is executive director of the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. Stephen J. McGovern is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Haverford College.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1 Cities and the Life of the Nation 1
2 Poverty and the Divided Metropolis 35
3 Economic Development and the Construction of Opportunity 93
4 Housing and the Structure of Place 135
5 Education and the Ladder of Mobility 185
6 Crime and the Levels of Order 239
7 Re-Placing the City 293
Notes 311
Index 341
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