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 — the Seventh Edition of this text brings city politics of the global era into sharp focus by tracing the continuous development of urban America from the nation’s founding to the present.
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A comprehensive discussion throughout the text of the impact of the global economic recession of 2008/2009
Research that incorporates the urban policies of the Obama Administration
A thorough recasting of the chapter on the fiscal politics of cities to take into account the dramatic effects of the recession of 2008/2009 on city budgets and spending
A reorganization of chapters to make the linkage between central cities and suburbs more explicit
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Book Description Longman, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110205736971