A Richard Ely Professor of Management argues that traditional notions of "city" are dead, as well as conventional ideas about how to fix urban problems, proposing to forgo billions in government aid in favor of stimulating the informal, less tangible elements that make urban life so dynamic and appealing. (Current Affairs)
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"Rae makes a major contribution with this book. I know of no other work that weaves so much detail with so much sophistication about what the detail means. I plan to recommend this book to everyone interested in cities that I know."-Gerald E. Frug, Harvard Law School and author of City Making: Building Communities without Building WallsAbout the Author:
Douglas W. Rae is Richard Ely Professor of Management and professor of political science at Yale University. In 1990-91 he served as chief administrative officer of the city of New Haven under John Daniels, the city's first African-American mayor. Currently, he teaches politics to MBA students at the Yale School of Management, and urban studies in Yale College.
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Book Description Yale University Press, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110300095775