The Socialist Mayor

The Socialist Mayor

by Steven Soifer, Ranjit Dighe


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780897892193
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/1991
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)
Lexile: 1410L (what's this?)

About the Author

STEVEN SOIFER is Assistant Professor of Planned Social Change in the School of Social Work at the University of Washington. He is a former statewide organizer for the Vermont Alliance, a citizens' group of low- and moderate-income people.

Table of Contents


Historical Background and Theoretical Framework on Socialist Municipalities

Burlington, Bernard Sanders, and the Progressive Coalition

Local Government and City Finances in Burlington

Development and Growth Issues and the Sanders Administration

Citizen Participation, Democracy, and the Neighborhoods

The Question of Ownership Under Municipal Socialism

Taxes and the Redistribution of Wealth

Quality-of-Life Issues and the Sanders Administration

Central America: Sanders and the Peace Movement



Selected Bibliography


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