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Economic Development in American Cities: The Pursuit of an Equity Agenda (SUNY Series in Urban Public Policy)

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ISBN 10: 0791471330 / ISBN 13: 9780791471333
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Title: Economic Development in American Cities: The...

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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Economic Development in American Cities addresses the roles of municipal leaders and civic partners in promoting social equity by examining the experiences of five American cities in the 1990s--Austin, Cleveland, Rochester, Savannah, and Seattle. These five cities were chosen for their activist municipal administrations, robust policy agendas, and viable partnerships. Contributors familiar with each city evaluate the impact of equity investments and extract lessons for municipal leaders and policy agendas. Building on the past experiences of progressive cities, each case study city offers fresh perspectives and examples, told through a rigorous analysis of socioeconomic data and program outcomes combined with engaging stories about specific municipal administrations and policy agendas.

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Michael I. J. Bennett is Associate Professor of Sociology and Executive Director of the Monsignor John J. Egan Urban Center at DePaul University. He is the coeditor (with John P. Koval, Larry Bennett, Fassil Demissie, Roberta Garner, and Koljoong Kim) of The New Chicago: A Social and Cultural Analysis.

Robert P. Giloth is Director of Family Economic Success at the Annie E. Casey Foundation. He is the editor of Workforce Development Politics: Civic Capacity and Performance; Workforce Intermediaries for the Twenty-first Century; and Jobs and Economic Development: Strategies and Practices.

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