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The New American City Faces Its Regional Future: A Cleveland Perspective / Edition 1

The New American City Faces Its Regional Future: A Cleveland Perspective / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780821412787
Publisher: Ohio University Press
Publication date: 12/28/1999
Edition description: 1
Pages: 251
Product dimensions: 5.94(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

David C. Sweet is Dean of the Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University.

Kathryn Wertheim Hexter is Director of the Ohio Urban University Program at Cleveland State.

David Beach is Director of EcoCity Cleveland.

Table of Contents

Part 1Toward a New City
1.Toward a New City of Justice and Peace3
2.Model Strategies for Greater Cleveland11
3.Sprawl and Race: Today's Winners Become Tomorrow's Losers35
4.Cleveland and the Region: A Planning Perspective49
5.Rebuilding Cleveland: A Regional Undertaking61
Part 2Issues for the Region
6.Comeback Cleveland by the Numbers: The Economic Performance of the Cleveland-Akron Metropolitan Area77
7.Race Relations in Cleveland: People Are Talking101
8.Neighborhood Leadership Today for Cleveland's Future121
9.Youth, Citizenship, and Cleveland's Future139
10.Corporate Regionalism: Collaboration Efforts among Business Leaders in Northeast Ohio155
Part 3Toward a Civic Dialogue
11.Regional Benchmarking: A Framework to Encourage Dialogue on Community Issues185
12.Into the Future: Visions of Cleveland 2046195
Conclusion: A Regional Civic Vision219
About the Editors223

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