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Metropolis: values in conflict

Author: C E Elias
Publisher: Belmont, Calif., Wadsworth Pub. Co. [©1964]
Series: Wadsworth continuing education series.
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Elias, C.E. (Claude Edward).
Metropolis: values in conflict.
Belmont, Calif., Wadsworth Pub. Co. [©1964]
(OCoLC)573279016
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C E Elias
OCLC Number: 261679
Description: x, 326 pages illustrations 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Perspectives. Mankind is reshaping its habitat / Jean Gottmann ; Origin and growth of urbanization / Kingsley Davis ; Migration from agriculture / Dale E. Hathaway --
pt. 1. Underlying value conflicts. 2. Metropolis: destroyer or creator? American intellectual versus American city / Morton and Lucia White ; The metropolis and mental life / Georg Simmel ; The mission of the city / Lewis Mumford ; Are cities dead? / Robert Moses ; The limits of utilitarianism / John Ely Burchard ; The farm and the city / National Resources Committee --
3. Suburbia: values in transition. The shape of the future / Paul N. Ylvisaker ; The anti-city / William H. Whyte ; Suburban attitudes / David Riesman ; The suburban captivity of the churches / Gibson Winter ; The economic function of the suburb / Raymond Vernon --
pt. 2. The physical environment: alternative patterns. 4. Urban design. The city as machine / Frank Lloyd Wright ; The pattern of the metropolis / Kevin Lynch ; A city is not a work of art / Jane Jacobs ; The design of the city / Lewis Mumford --
5. Planning. National planning for urban renewal / John Dyckman ; Instead of urban renewal / Bruce Alger ; New tendencies in planning / Henry S. Churchill ; The farm as space / Edward Higbee ; Urban land use / Marion Clawson ; The garden city of Ebenezer Howard / Lewis Mumford --
6. The automobile and its consequences. Turnabout / Edward Higbee ; Halfway to the moon on wheels / Robert L. Heilbroner ; How to unchoke our cities / Gilbert Burck ; The public prefers the automobile / J.M. Roche ; The mass transit bill-pro / Senate Committee on Banking and Currency ; The mass transit bill-con / House Committee on Banking and Currency. pt. 3. Social issues in urban life. 7. Housing. Housing: a wider range of choice / Catherine Bauer Wurster ; Housing and the consumer / Nathan Glazer ; The role of public housing / Michael Harrington ; In opposition to public housing: I. Ralph w. Gwinn ; In opposition to public housing: II. Strom Thurmond ; Future of the housing industry / Gurney Breckenfeld --
8. The urban melting pot. Immigrant enclaves in our cities / Dennis Clark ; Class, race, and urban renewal / Robert C. Weaver --
9. Social disorganization in the city. Deviant behavior, urban-rural contrasts / Marshall B. Clinard ; The embourgeoisement of crime / Daniel Bell ; The slum and its people / Svend Riemer ; The street-corner gang / William Foote Whyte ; Slum schools / James B. Conant --
pt. 4. Governing the metropolis. 10. Government, jurisdictions, and finance. Innovative techniques in government / Luther Gulick ; The lesson of Toronto / Webb S. Fiser ; For a department of urban affairs / Joseph Clark ; Against a department of urban affairs / Senate Committee on Government Operations ; Urbanism and government, 1957-1977 / Frank P. Zeidler ; "Urbanism and government, 1957-1977": a rejoiner / Wallace S. Sayre ; Metropolitan financial problems / Lyle C. Fitch ; Social choice and inconsistent expectations --
the property tax / Proctor Thomson --
11. Politics and the power structure. Metropolitan 400 / C. Wright Mills ; The urban polity / Scott Greer ; The mythology of influence / Edward C. Banfield ; Regional city's power structure / Floyd Hunter.
Series Title: Wadsworth continuing education series.
Responsibility: [by] C.E. Elias, Jr., James Gillies [and] Svend Riemer.

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