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Urban America Growth, Crisis, and Rebirth

Publisher: Armonk Taylor and Francis 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book will change the way Americans think about their cities. It provides a comprehensive economic and social history of urban America since 1950, covering the 29 largest urban areas of that period. Specifically, the book covers 17 cities in the Northeast, 6 in the South, and 6 in the West, decade by decade, with extensive data and historical narrative. The author divides his analysis into three periods - urban  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
ISBN: 9780765618061 0765618060 9780765624413 0765624419
OCLC Number: 923624361
Description: 1 online resource (402 p.)

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This book will change the way Americans think about their cities. It provides a comprehensive economic and social history of urban America since 1950, covering the 29 largest urban areas of that period. Specifically, the book covers 17 cities in the Northeast, 6 in the South, and 6 in the West, decade by decade, with extensive data and historical narrative. The author divides his analysis into three periods - urban growth (1950 to 1970), urban crisis (late 1960s to 1990), and urban rebirth (since 1990). He draws on the concepts of the vicious circle and the virtuous circle to offer the first i ...

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