Political Change in the Metropolis

Political Change in the Metropolis

by John Harrigan, Ronald K. Vogel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321097446
Publisher: Longman
Publication date: 10/10/2002
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 7.86(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

I. METROPOLITANIZATION AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF URBAN POLITICS: AN INTRODUCTION.

1. Bias and Change in Metropolitan Politics.

2. The Emergence of Metropolitan America.

II. RISE, DECLINE, AND CONSEQUENCES OF MACHINE AND ETHNIC POLITICS.

3. Institutionalizing Power in the Pre-World War II City.

4. Urban Reform and the Decline of Machine Politics.

III. POLITICS IN THE CONTEMPORARY CITY.

5. The City as a Place of Opportunity: The Politics of Racial and Social Change.

6. The City as a Place of Opportunity: The Changing Urban Political Economy.

7. The Contest for Dominance in Central Cities: Community Power, Functional Fiefdoms, and Executive Leaders.

8. Managing City Services in a Time of Scarce Resources.

IV. SUBURBIA AND THE MULTICENTERED METROPOLIS.

9. Suburbia and the Challenge of Growth.

10. Suburbia and the Challenge of Exclusion.

11. The Politics of Metropolitan Reform.

12. The Politics of Incremental Change in the Postreform Metropolis.

V. TOWARD AN URBAN POLICY.

13. The Changing Federal and State Roles in Metropolitan Affairs.

14. Political Change in the Metropolis of the Future.

Credits.

Index.

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