Handbook of Research on Urban Politics and Policy in the United States, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313032947
  • ISBN-13: 9780313032943
  • DDC: 307.760973
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 453 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1997 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1997

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Provides a way to access research on urban politics and policy in the United States. Guides readers through major controversies, while evaluating and assessing the subfields of urban politics and policy.

Table of Contents

Front cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
1: Theories, Methods, and Concepts.
2: Theoretical Models in Urban Politics.
3: Research Methods in Urban Politics and Policy.
4: Urbanization.
5: Community.
6: Power in Urban America.
7: Race and Ethnicity in the City.
8: Class and Inequality in the City.
9: Gender in the City.
10: Governance and Politics.
11: Urban Government.
12: Participation in Local Politics.
13: Neighborhoods.
14: Central Cities and Suburbs.
15: Metropolitan Government.
16: Urban Service Delivery.
17: Urban Management.
18: Budgeting in the City.
19: Development.
20: Urban Economy.
21: Urban Planning and Development.
22: Economic Development.
23: Problems and Policy.
24: Policy Process.
25: Housing.
26: Urban Poverty, Public Policy, and the Underclass.
27: Urban Education, Politics, and Policy.
28: Police, Crime, and Crime Prevention.
29: Urban Health, Politics, and Policy.
30: Equal Opportunity in the City.
31: Urban Transportation.
32: Cities and the Environment.
33: National Urban Policy.
Data Sources and Secondary Information Found in Urban Document Centers and State and Local Archives.
About the Contributors.