City Politics: The Political Economy of Urban America (7th Edition)

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9780205736973: City Politics: The Political Economy of Urban America (7th Edition)

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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  • The text's three-part approach provides important historical background from the nation's founding in 1789 through the Great Depression of the 1930s; an in-depth look at the crisis of the 20th century; and the effects of a globalized economy on the metropolis.
  • Strong and original thematic structure
  • Thorough blending of the vast secondary literature with primary sources, including new data and original author research
  • Boxed “Out Takes” appear in each chapter to highlight the major theme of the chapter and to make abstract concepts concrete.
  • Package Judd & Kantor's reader, American Urban Politics in a Global Age, 6/e with City Politics and receive a discount on the package price. The reader is the perfect complement for this main text, amplifying and going into greater depth on key concepts.
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    New to this Edition:

    • 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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