City Politics

Paperback | May 30, 2014

byDennis R Judd, Todd Swanstrom

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This text provides a foundation for understanding the politics of America's cities and urban regions.

Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme - that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction among governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity - City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.

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This text provides a foundation for understanding the politics of America's cities and urban regions. Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme - that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction among governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity - City...

Dennis R. Judd is a professor in the Department of Political Science and Fellow in the Great Cities Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago.  For many years he has been a major contributor to the literature on urban economic development, national urban policy, and urban regeneration in Europe and the United States; two books from...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.95 inPublished:May 30, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205996396

ISBN - 13:9780205996391

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1. City Politics in America: An Introduction Part 1: The Origins of American Urban Politics: The First Century 2. The Enduring Legacy 3. Party Machines and the Immigrants 4. The Reform Crusades 5. Urban Voters and the Rise of a National Democratic Majority Part 2: The Urban Crisis of the Twentieth Century 6. The City/Suburban Divide 7. National Policy and the City/Suburban Divide 8. Federal Programs and the Divisive Politics of Race 9. The Rise of the Sunbelt Part 3: The Fractured Metropolis 10. The Rise of the Fragmented Metropolis 11. Governing the Fragmented Metropolis 12. The Metropolitan Battleground 13. The Renaissance of the Metropolitan Center 14. Governing the Divided City 15. City and Metropolis in the Global Era