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Author Dreier, Peter, 1948-

Title Place matters : metropolitics for the twentyfirst century / Peter Dreier, John Mollenkopf & Todd Swanstrom.

Publication Info. Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    307.7609 DRE 2014    Available
Edition Third edition, revised.
Description xvii, 478 pages ; 24 cm
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Series Studies in government and public policy
Studies in government and public policy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-451) and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- List of Tables and Illustrations -- Preface -- 1. Place Still Matters -- 2. The Facts of Economic Segregation and Sprawl -- 3. The Costs of Economic Segregation and Sprawl -- 4. The Roads Not Taken: How Government Policies Promote Economic Segregation and Suburban Sprawl -- 5. From FDR to Obama: A Brief History of Federal Urban Policy -- 6. City Limits: What Can Motown Teach Us about Wealth, Poverty, and Municiple Finance? -- 7. Urban Politics Matter: Liberal, Progressive, and Conservative Cities -- 8. Regionalisms Old and New -- 9. Metropolicies for the Twenty-First Century -- 10. Crossing the City Line: A Metropolitics for the Twenty-First Century -- Notes -- Index.
Summary "Examines the major trends and problems shaping our cities and suburbs, explores a range of policy solutions to address them, and looks closely at the potential political coalitions needed to put the country's "urban crisis" back on the public agenda"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Urban poor -- United States
Urban policy -- United States.
Federal-city relations -- United States.
Metropolitan areas -- United States.
Added Author Mollenkopf, John H., 1946-
Swanstrom, Todd
ISBN 9780700619276 (paperback)
0700619275 (paperback)
Standard No. 40023969064

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