The CQ Press Guide to Urban Politics and Policy in the United States

The CQ Press Guide to Urban Politics and Policy in the United States

by Christine Kelleher Palus, Richardson Dilworth

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ISBN-13: 9781506344133
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/11/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 488
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Christine Kelleher Palus (Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) is Associate Professor of Public Administration and Dean of Graduate Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Villanova University. Dr. Palus’s research focuses on state and local government and public management. Her work has been published in numerous outlets, including the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public Administration Review, State and Local Government Review, Urban Affairs Review, and American Review of Public Administration, among others. As Graduate Dean, Dr. Palus oversees all graduate programs in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Prior to her current appointment, she served as Graduate Program Director and Chair for the Department of Public Administration.
Richardson Dilworth (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University) is Professor of Politics and Director of the Center for Public Policy at Drexel University. His research focuses on urban political development and urban public policy. He is the author of The Urban Origins of Suburban Autonomy (2005) and the editor of Cities in American Political History (CQ Press, 2011), The City in American Political Development (Routledge, 2009), and Social Capital in the City: Community and Civic Life in Philadelphia (Temple University Press, 2006). In 2008, he was a visiting scholar at the Legislative Office for Research Liaison of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, and in 2009 a visiting scholar at the Center for Environmental Policy at the Academy of Natural Sciences. In 2008, he was appointed by Mayor Michael Nutter to serve on the Philadelphia Historical Commission, where he is chair of the Historic Designation Committee. He is also the Director of Drexel’s Center for Public Policy (CPP). The CPP supports interdisciplinary policy-oriented scholarship among Drexel faculty and other external affiliates and engages students in this research through its Master of Science in Public Policy degree program.

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