9780205522163

City Politics: The Political Economy of Urban America

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205522163

  • ISBN10:

    0205522165

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/6/2010
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme - that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction among governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity - the Sixth Edition of this text brings city politics of the global era into sharp focus by tracing the continuous development of urban America from the nationrs"s founding to the present.

Table of Contents

The Evolution of City Politics of America: An Introduction
The Struggle For Primacy And Power
Growth and Governance: The Political Legacy of America's Urban Past
Party Machines and the Immigrants
The Reform Crusades
The Urban Crisis Of The 20 th Century
A New Era Opens: Race, Ethnicity, and National Politics
National Policy and the City/Suburban Divide
Urban Policy and the Politics of Race
The Rise of the Sunbelt
The Fractured Metropolis
The Politics of Race and Ethnicity: The Cities
Enclave Politics: The Suburbs
Governing the Sprawled Metropolis
City Finances and the Dynamics of Growth
The Fall and Rise of the Inner Cities
Governing in the Global Era
The Political Fault Lines of the Global Era
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