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City politics : private power and public policy

Author: Dennis R Judd; Todd Swanstrom
Publisher: New York : Longman, ©2002.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis R Judd; Todd Swanstrom
ISBN: 0321052692 9780321052698
OCLC Number: 45283052
Description: xii, 452 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Politics of American Cities: An Introduction --
Influence of Privatism --
Expanding Powers of American City Governments --
Complex Task of Governance --
Choices Cities Make --
Guide for Reading This Book --
Pt. 1. Contested Terrain: Political Conflict in the Cities --
Ch. 2. Private City and Local Democracy: The Political Legacy of the Nineteenth Century --
National Development and Local Politics --
Urbanization of America --
Competition for Urban Growth --
Breakdown of Community: Industrialization --
Breakdown of Community: Transportation --
Breakdown of Community: Immigration --
Municipal Government and the Expansion of City Services --
Fight for Control of Urban Government --
Political Isolation of the Cities --
Ch. 3. Party Machines and Political Entrepreneurs --
Machines and Machine-Style Politics --
Origins of Machine Politics --
James Pendergast: A Political Entrepreneur in Action --
Did Machines Centralize Power and "Get the Job Done"? --
Were Machines Vehicles of Upward Mobility? --
Did Machines Help the Immigrants Assimilate? --
Social Reform Alternative --
Machine Politics in Contemporary Cities --
Ch. 4. Democracy Versus Efficiency: The Reform Legacy --
Reform Impulse --
Reform Environment --
Campaigns Against Machine Rule --
"Efficiency and Economy" in Municipal Affairs --
Business Model --
Commission and Manager Governments --
Class Bias of Municipal Reform --
Did Reform Kill the Machines? --
Reform Legacy: Representation and Local Democracy --
Pt. 2. National Policy and the Cities --
Ch. 5. National Politics and the Cities --
Changing Political Balance --
Political Isolation of the City --
New Urban Consciousness --
Urban Wing of the Democratic Party --
Depression and the Cities --
Cities in the Intergovernmental System --
Cities in National Politics --
Ch. 6. National Effort to "Save the Cities" --
"Save the Cities" Agenda --
Search for Urban Policy --
Struggle over Public Housing --
Urban Renewal and Its Problems --
Renewal Steamroller --
Redevelopment and Race --
Public Housing: Urban Renewal's Stepchild --
Legacy --
Ch. 7. Social Programs and the Urban Crisis --
New Agenda --
Making of the "Urban Crisis" --
Origins of the Racial Crisis in American Cities --
Civil Rights Crusades --
Federal Role Under Two Democratic Presidents --
Conflicts Engendered by Federal Activism --
Backlash Against Federal Activism --
Pt. 3. Suburbs, Sunbelt, and the Eclipse of the Central Cities --
Ch. 8. Suburbanization and the Roots of the Urban Crisis --
U.S. Pattern of Urban Development --
Stages of Suburban Development --
Entrepreneurial Shaping of Suburbia --
National Policies to Promote the Suburbs: Housing --
National Policies to Promote the Suburbs: Transportation --
Suburban Walls --
Ch. 9. Politics of Metropolitan Fragmentation --
Suburbs Against Cities --
Motive to Separate from the Cities --
Economic Effects of Suburban Autonomy --
Zoning for Exclusion --
National Challenge to Exclusionary Zoning --
New Jersey's Challenge to Exclusionary Zoning --
Suburbanization of African Americans --
Yonkers: Segregated Housing in the Suburbs --
Costs of Suburbanization --
Ch. 10. Rise of the Sunbelt Cities --
Concept of the Sunbelt --
Rise of the Sunbelt --
Changing Political Balance --
Why the Sunbelt Boomed --
Regional Conflict: Sunbelt Versus Frostbelt --
Politics in Sunbelt Cities: Growth Mania --
Challenge to the Growth Regimes: The Growth Control Movement --
Challenge to the Growth Regimes: The Neighborhood Movement --
Conclusion: The Future of Sunbelt Urban Politics --
Ch. 11. Struggle over Urban Policy: 1968-1992 --
Political Support for Urban Programs --
Republican Agenda: The New Federalism --
Impact of the New Federalism --
Housing and Community Development Act --
Amendments to the Community Development Act --
Eroding Support for Urban Programs --
Urban Policy in the Reagan Administration --
Federal Retreat --
Reducing the Capacity of State and Local Governments --
Urban Enterprise Zones --
Waning Political Influence of Cities --
Pt. 4. Return of the Private City --
Ch. 12. Urban Fiscal Crisis --
Fiscal Crises of the 1990s --
City Expenditures --
City Revenues --
Municipal Bonds --
Ratings Game --
Tale of Two Cities: New York and Chicago --
Political Sources of Urban Fiscal Stress --
Ch. 13. Urban Economic Development: Who Wins and Who Loses? --
Urban Renaissance --
Rationale for the Politics of Growth --
Changing Economic Functions of Cities --
Corporate Center Strategy: The Baltimore Example --
Why Cities Seek Tourists --
Sports Politics: The Franchise Relocation Game --
Divided Cities --
Ch. 14. New Urban Immigration, Concentrated Poverty, and the New Urban Leadership --
Divided Cities and Political Leadership --
New Wave of Immigration --
Concentrated Poverty --
New Generation of Leadership --
Populist Alternative: Chicago's Harold Washington --
Public Policy and the Urban Crisis --
Ch. 15. Is There a Remedy to the Politics of Secession? --
Separation and Segregation --
Three Myths --
Policies That Unite Rather Than Divide.
Responsibility: Dennis R. Judd, Todd Swanstrom.

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