Beyond Red State and Blue State: Electoral Gaps in the 21st Century American Electorate

Beyond Red State and Blue State: Electoral Gaps in the 21st Century American Electorate

by Matthew H. Olson, John Green

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ISBN-13: 9781317349846
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/19/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Laura R. Olson is professor of political science at Clemson University.  Her research focuses on contemporary religion, civic engagement, and American politics, with special emphasis on the political attitudes and behaviors of clergy.  She is the author, coauthor, or coeditor of seven books, including Religion and Politics in America: Faith, Culture, and Strategic Choices (Westview, 2004) and many scholarly articles and book chapters.

John C. Green is Distinguished Professor of political science at the University of Akron and the director of the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics. He has done extensive research on American political parties, campaign finance, and religion and politics. An author and editor of numerous books, his most recent publications include The Faith Factor (Praeger, 2007) and The State of the Parties (Rowman & Littlefield, 2006).

Table of Contents

Preface  Introductory Essay: Governing the Metropolis in the Global Era  Part 1: Globalization and the Economic Imperative  Chapter 1: Studying Urban Governance in a Global Age  Reading 1: The Interests of the Limited City Paul E. Peterson Reading 2: Urban Regimes Clarence N. Stone  Reading 3: The Regime Moment Dennis R. Judd and David Laslo  Chapter 2: The New Urban Economy and Local Politics  Reading 4: Cities in the International Marketplace H. V. Savitch and Paul Kantor  Reading 5: Globalization and Leadership in American Cities Royce Hanson, Harold Wolman, David Connolly, Katherine Pearson, Robert McManmon  Reading 6: Rethinking the Politics of Downtown Development Elizabeth Strom  Chapter 3: The Politics of Urban Development  Reading 7: Why Do Cities Decline? Edward Glaeser  Reading 8: Culture, Art, and Downtown Development Elizabeth Strom  Reading 9: Can Politicians Bargain with Business? Paul Kantor and H. V. Savitch Reading 10: "Re-stating" Theories of Urban Development James M. Smith  Part 2 Governing the Multiethnic Metropolis  Chapter 4: The Cities: Governing Factional Polities  Reading 11: Minority Groups and Coalitional Politics Reuel R. Rogers  Reading 12: Black Incumbents and a Declining Racial Divide Zoltan L. Hajnal  Reading 13: The Paradoxes of Integration J. Eric Oliver  Reading 14: As Mayors Take Charge: School Politics in the City Michael J. Kirst  Chapter 5: The Suburbs: Politics in a Changing Political Landscape  Reading 15: Immigration and the New Metropolitan Geography Michael B. Katz, Mathew J. Creighton, Daniel Amsterdam, and Merlin  Chowkwanyun  Reading 16: Right to the Suburb?, Genevieve Carpio, Clara Irazabal, and Laura Pulido  Reading 17: The Ethnic Diversity of Boomburgs Robert E. Lang and Jennifer B. LeFurgy Reading 18: Fear and Fantasy in Suburban Los Angeles Eric Avila  Part 3: The Politics of Urban Resilience  Chapter 6: Fiscal Strain and Reform in a Federal System  Reading 19: City Futures: Economic Crisis and the American Model of Urban Development Paul Kantor  Reading 20: "Fiscal Stress Faced by Local Governments", Congressional Budget Office  Reading 21: City Fiscal Conditions in 2011 Christopher W. Hoene and Michael A. Pagano  Chapter 7: Sprawl and Regional Solutions  Reading 22: Building Consensus Myron Orfield  Reading 23: Growth Management David Rusk  Reading 24: Is Urban Sprawl a Problem? Fred Siegel  Chapter 8: The Politics of Urban Resilience  Reading 25: Cities in a Time of Terror H. V. Savitch  Reading 26: The Political Economy of Disaster Assistance Stephen D. Stehr  Reading 27: Politics, Federalism and the Recovery Process in New Orleans Peter F. Burns and Matthew O. Thomas

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