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Saving our cities : a progressive plan totransform urban America

Author: William W Goldsmith
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 'Saving Our Cities', William W. Goldsmith shows how cities can be places of opportunity rather then places with problems. With strongly revived cities and suburbs, working as places that serve all their residents, metropolitan areas will thrive, thus making the national economy more productive, the environment better protected, the citizenry better educated, and the society more reflective, sensitive, and humane.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William W Goldsmith
ISBN: 1501704311 9781501704314 9781501706035 1501706039
OCLC Number: 974017084
Awards: Winner of Honorable mention, John Friedmann Book Award (Asso.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 294 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction : looking upstream --
Cities as political targets --
Cities as budget-cutting targets --
Troubled city schools : social class, race, and place --
Options for city schools --
The paradox of plenty --
Drugs, prisons, and neighborhoods --
Drug war politics --
Conclusion : democracy, inequality, urban policy.
Responsibility: William W. Goldsmith.

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