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Opening up the suburbs; an urban strategy for America.

Author: Anthony Downs
Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press, 1973.
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Urban studies, economics, sociology, and political science perspectives on the exclusion from the suburbs of poor and minority populations. Provides a rationale and detailed program to address  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Downs
ISBN: 0300014643 9780300014648
OCLC Number: 816932
Description: ix, 219 pages 23 cm
Contents: Urban development in the United States and its inherent injustice --
Economic and racial differences between central cities and suburbs --
The growing dominance of the suburbs --
The benefits of opening up the suburbs --
The costs and who should pay them --
Neighborhood linkages and residential exclusion --
Sources of opposition --
Preliminary conditions of reconcilation --
The viability of neighborhoods --
Achieving economically balanced population --
Why improving the inner city requires opening up the suburbs --
Principles of a strategy of dispersed economic integration --
Quantifying the strategy --
Policies and tactics --
Some likely objections to opening up the suburbs --
Making the choice.

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