The CQ Press Guide to Urban Politics and Policy in the United States

Editors: Kelleher Palus, Christine and Dilworth, Richardson
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: CQ Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $231.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $346.50
ISBN: 978-1-78539-712-7
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
Image Count: 34
Book Status: Available
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The CQ Press Guide to Urban Politics and Policy in the United States will bring the CQ Press reference guide approach to topics in urban politics and policy in the United States.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • About the Editors
  • Contributors
  • INTRODUCTION
  • PART I. THE ORIGINS OF URBAN POLITICS AND POLICY
  • 1. CITIES AND URBANIZATION IN THE UNITED STATES: A STATISTICAL OVERVIEW
  • 2. CITIES IN THE EARLY REPUBLIC
  • 3. INDUSTRIAL CITIES
  • 4. NEOLIBERAL CITIES
  • PART II. THE URBAN POLITICAL LANDSCAPE
  • 5. POLITICAL PARTIES AND ELECTIONS
  • 6. POLITICAL ELITES
  • 7. THE MEDIA AND CITY POLITICS
  • 8. COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
  • 9. RACIAL AND ETHNIC POLITICS
  • 10. IMMIGRATION POLITICS AND POLICY
  • PART III. CITY GOVERNING INSTITUTIONS
  • 11. AN OVERVIEW OF LOCAL INSTITUTIONS
  • 12. MAYORS AND MAYORAL LEADERSHIP
  • 13. MAYORAL TRANSITIONS
  • 14. MANAGERS: FROM POLITICS TO PROFESSIONAL MANAGEMENT IN THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
  • 15. COUNCILS: LEGISLATION AND REPRESENTATION IN CITY GOVERNMENT
  • 16. BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS: HYBRID CITY GOVERNANCE STRUCTURES
  • 17. POLICING AND POLICE DEPARTMENTS
  • 18. URBAN SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICT GOVERNANCE
  • 19. AMERICAN URBAN GOVERNING INSTITUTIONS IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
  • PART IV. THE CHANGING SHAPE AND PLACE OF URBAN GOVERNANCE
  • 20. THE POLITICS OF PLACE AND SPACE
  • 21. DEBATING METROPOLITAN AMERICA
  • 22. PLANNING, ZONING, AND LAND USE
  • 23. ANNEXATION AND CONSOLIDATION
  • 24. LOCAL GOVERNMENTS AND THE LAW
  • 25. CITIES AND THE STATES
  • 26. CITIES AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT
  • 27. MASS TRANSIT AND URBAN CHANGE
  • 28. PORTS: THE LOCAL INTERFACE TO THE GLOBAL ECONOMY
  • PART V. THE DYNAMICS OF SERVICE DELIVERY
  • 29. LOCAL GOVERNMENT BUREAUCRACY: CHANGING FORMS AND FUNCTION
  • 30. BUDGETING AND FINANCING FOR CITY SERVICES
  • 31. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND LOCAL SERVICES DURING DISASTERS
  • 32. DECENTRALIZING CITY SERVICES THROUGH URBAN INFORMATICS
  • 33. BENCHMARKING THE PERFORMANCE OF CITY GOVERNMENTS
  • PART VI. BALANCING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
  • 34. COPING WITH URBAN INEQUALITY
  • 35. URBAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT POLICY
  • 36. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, FEDERAL POLICY, AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
  • 37. PUBLIC HOUSING
  • 38. URBAN CULTURAL POLICY AND THE CREATIVE ECONOMY
  • PART VII. THE INTERFACE BETWEEN CITIES AND NATURAL SYSTEMS
  • 39. GREEN CITIES AND SUSTAINABILITY
  • 40. URBAN AGRICULTURE
  • 41. URBAN FORESTRY AND CITY PARKS
  • 42. WATER AND WASTEWATER
  • 43. GARBAGE AND THE SANITARY CITY
  • 44. HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT IN URBAN POLICY
  • Selected Bibliography