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Urban Policy Reconsidered: Dialogues on the Problems and Prospects of American Cities

 
 
 
 
Urban Policy Reconsidered: Dialogues on the Problems and Prospects of American Cities
Author: Charles C. Euchner - Stephen J. McGovern
ISBN 13: 9780415944717
ISBN 10: 415944716
Edition: annotated edition
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2003-07-05
Format: Paperback
Pages: 336
List Price: $53.95
 
 

In the past decade, America has experienced an urban renaissance. Cities as varied as New York, Chicago and Boston are no longer seen as ungovernable and doomed to crime and blight. However, they still face formidable problems. Urban Policy Reconsidered is a comprehensive overview of the issues and problems facing our cities today and cover every important issue in urban affairs. What is poverty? What is economic development? What is education? What is crime? As well as covering all of these fundamental topics in-depth, the author propose a communitarian approach to addressing the many problems of our cities. This book will be the manual for anyone interested in understanding urban policy.