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Contested terrain : power, politics, and participation in suburbia

Author: Marc L Silver; Martin Melkonian; Hofstra University.
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Series: Contributions in political science, no. 352.
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This work describes how the political conflicts that have haunted the United States from its inception - class inequalities, racial frictions and constraints on democracy - loom large in the suburbia  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Contested terrain.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)624412990
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc L Silver; Martin Melkonian; Hofstra University.
ISBN: 0313296006 9780313296000
OCLC Number: 31519628
Notes: Papers originally presented at a conference held at Hofstra University in March, 1993.
"Prepared under the auspices of Hofstra University."
Description: vii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The politics of the regional environment : pollution-control and pollution-prevention strategies / Barry Commoner --
The politics of full employment : its impact on city and suburbs / Phillip Harvey --
Suburban housing : toward an alternative policy / Marc L. Silver --
Na Hu'a Haole : suburbia as a cultural imposition / Mehmed Ali and Nahua Patrinos --
Racial cleansing in the suburbs : suburban government, urban renewal, and segregation on Long Island, New York, 1945-1960 / Andrew Wiese --
Race and the origins of zoning in the Chicago suburbs / Jonathan L. Entin --
A better home in a nice neighborhood : housing, race, and residential conflict / A. Scott Henderson --
Politics and power in suburban New Jersey : the case of Bergenfield, 1935-1972 / Michael J. Birkner --
Politics and ideology in a metropolitan suburb / Paul H. Mattingly --
Public participation in the emerging suburb of Colchester, Vermont : an observation / William B. MacLeay --
Patterns of citizen participation in edge and central cities / Carmine Scavo --
Public discourse : property rights, public good, and NIMBY / JoAnne Myers and Suzanne Bridges --
Bringing power to the people : siting the skunkworks / Frank B. Burggraff --
Determinants of attitudes on school-funding reform ideas : evidence from suburban Long Island / Michael Mintrom --
Legislative reorganization in Nassau County, New York / Edward J. Smits --
The public engages in "risk assessment" : the demise of the Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant on Long Island, New York / Marge Harrison --
Suburban visions and the landscape of power : public housing, suburban diversity, and participation in metropolitan Baltimore, 1930s-1950s / Peter H. Henderson --
The politics of housing in the New York metropolitan region / John T. Metzger --
The legislative aftermath of Britton v. town of Chester : exclusionary zoning in New Hampshire / Susan J. Siggelakis --
The war against the housing of the minority poor : White Plains, New York / Ellen J. Skinner.
Series Title: Contributions in political science, no. 352.
Responsibility: edited by Marc L. Silver and Martin Melkonian.

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