People and Politics in Urban America

People and Politics in Urban America

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This book should be of interest to courses in international politics at undergraduate level.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 17.78mm | 635.03g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • BROOKS/COLE
  • CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534103383
  • 9780534103385

Table of contents

City politics. Part One: The urban context. From small town to city. The development of cities. The role of the immigrants. Blacks and Hispanics in the city. Part Two: The urban political process. From direct to indirect participation. Metropolitianism. Financing the city: federal, state, and local roles. Part Three: Participation in urban politics. Mechanisms of citizen control. Who participates? Part Four: Urban policy. Developmental policy: land use regulation, community development, and transportation. Quality of life issues: education and crime control. Redistributive policy: welfare and housing. Citizens and cities.show more