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Inside game/outside game : winning strategies for saving urban America

Author: David Rusk
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, ©1999.
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For the past three decades, the federal government has targeted the poorest areas of American cities with a succession of antipoverty initiatives, yet these urban neighborhoods continue to decline. According to David Rusk, focusing on programs aimed at improving inner-city neighborhoods - playing the "inside game"--Is a losing strategy. Achieving real improvement requires matching the "inside game" with a strong
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Rusk, David.
Inside game/outside game.
Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution, ©1999
(OCoLC)607313769
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Rusk
ISBN: 0815776500 9780815776505
OCLC Number: 39379655
Notes: "A Century Foundation book."
Description: xv, 384 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Bedford-Stuyvesant : beginnings --
Walnut Hills, Jamaica Plain, and other neighborhoods --
Pilot Small's Airport and RKO Keith's Balcony : sprawl and race --
The sprawl machine --
The poverty machine --
The deficit machine --
Portland, Oregon : taming urban sprawl --
Montgomery County, Maryland : mixing up the neighborhood --
Dayton Ohio's ED/GE : the rewards (and limits) of voluntary agreements --
Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota : the winning coalition --
Changing federal public housing policies --
Building regional coalitions --
Changing attitudes, changing laws.
Responsibility: David Rusk.

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