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New York and Los Angeles : the uncertain future

Author: David Halle; Andrew Alan Beveridge; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, dr. 2014.
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This interdisciplinary analysis of New York and Los Angeles-the nation's two largest cities and urban regions-is the first in-depth study of the two cities and regions to incorporate new census data  Read more...


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Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Halle; Andrew Alan Beveridge; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780199778386 0199778388 9780199778379 019977837X 9780199778423 0199778426
OCLC Number: 968543516
Notes: Data dr. na s. [592], na s. red.: cop. 2013.
Description: XXIV, [2], 590, [2] s. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future ; David Halle and Andrew A. Beveridge ; PART I: Overview ; Chapter 2. The Big Picture: Demographic and Other Changes ; Andrew Beveridge and Sydney Beveridge ; Chapter 3. The New York and Los Angeles Economies from Boom to Crisis ; David L. Gladstone and Susan S. Fainstein ; Chapter 4. America's Leading International Trade Centers and their Entrepreneurial Agencies: Challenges and Strategies in the New York and Los Angeles Regions ; Jameson W. Doig, Steven P. Erie and Scott A. MacKenzie ; PART II: Politics and Economics ; Chapter 5. New York City and Los Angeles: Government and Political Influence ; John Mollenkopf and Raphael J. Sonenshein ; Chapter 6. Financial and Economic Crisis and the Politics of Ongoing Dramas ; David Halle and Andrew Beveridge ; Chapter 7. New York City and Los Angeles: Taxes, Budgets and Managing the Financial Crisis ; George Sweeting and Andrea Dinneen ; PART III: Social and Urban Problems ; Chapter 8. Policing, Crime and Legitimacy in New York and Los Angeles: The Social and Political Contexts of Two Historic Crime Declines ; Jeffrey Fagan and John MacDonald ; Chapter 9. LA and New York Schools: Reform, Organization, and Disorganization ; Julia Wrigley ; Chapter 10. How New York and Los Angeles Housing Policies Are Different-and Maybe Why ; Ingrid Gould Ellen and Brendan O'Flaherty ; Chapter 11. Residential Diversity and Division: Separation and Segregation among Whites, Blacks, Hispanics, Asians, Affluent, and Poor. ; Andrew Beveridge, David Halle, Eddie Telles, and Beth DuFault ; PART IV: Immigration and Ethnic Communities ; Chapter 12. New York and Los Angeles as Immigrant Destinations: Contrasts and Convergence ; Nancy Foner and Roger Waldinger ; Chapter 13. The Transformation of Chinese America: New York v. Los Angeles ; Min Zhou, Margaret M. Chin and Rebecca Kim ; PART V: Planning and Environmentalism ; Chapter 14. Planning L.A.: The Changing Politics of Neighborhood and Downtown Development ; Andrew Deener, Steven P. Erie, Vladimir Kogan, and Forrest Stuart ; Chapter 15. Environmental and Social Justice Movements and Policy Change in Los Angeles: Is an Inside-Outside Game Possible? ; Martha Matsuoka and Robert Gottlieb ; Chapter 16. A Land Ethic for the City of Water ; Kristen Van Hooreweghe, Steve Lang, and William Kornblum ; PART VI: Culture ; Chapter 17. In LA, You Know Where Architecture's At ; Rick Bell ; Chapter 18. New York, LA and Chicago as Depicted in Hit Movies. ; David Halle, Eric Vanstrom, Jan Reiff and Ted Nitschke ; Chapter 19. Nonprofit Organizations in New York City and Los Angeles: A Comparison ; Helmut K Anheier, David Howard, and Marcus Lam
Responsibility: edited by David Halle, Andrew A. Beveridge.
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All the chapters are coherent and well integrated with the book's overall goal. This fascinating tale of two cities makes a valuable contribution to comparative urban sociology, and the volume should Read more...

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