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Big City Politics in Transition / Edition 1

Big City Politics in Transition / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780803940314
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 06/14/1991
Series: Urban Affairs Annual Reviews Series , #38
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction - John Clayton Thomas and H V Savitch
Big City Politics, Then and Now
Boston - Philip L Clay
The Incomplete Transformation
Philadelphia - Carolyn Teich Adams
The Slide Toward Municipal Bankruptcy
Chicago - Barbara Ferman
Race and Reform
Detroit - Wilbur Rich
From Motor City to Service Hub
St. Louis - Andrew Glassberg
Racial Transition and Economic Development
Atlanta - Arnold Fleischmann
Urban Coalitions in a Suburban Sea
Miami - Ronald K Vogel and Genie N L Stowers
Minority Empowerment and Regime Change
New Orleans - Robert K Whelan and Alma H Young
The Ambivalent City
Denver - Carter Whitson and Dennis Judd
Boosterism versus Growth
Houston - Robert E Parker and Joe R Feagin
Administration by Economic Elites
Los Angeles - Alan L Saltzstein and Raphael J Sonenshein
Transformation of a Governing Coalition
San Fransisco - Richard E De Leon
Post Materialist Populism in a Global City
Seattle - Margaret Gordon et al
Grassroots Politics Shaping the Environment
Conclusion - H V Savitch and John Clayton Thomas
End of the Millenium Big City

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