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6 edition of Urban Politics and Public Policy found in the catalog.

Urban Politics and Public Policy

The City in Crisis

by Stephen M. David

  • 213 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Praeger Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology - General,
  • Sociology,
  • Cities and towns,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10288458M
    ISBN 100275642909
    ISBN 109780275642907

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When you are in the Library, peruse these publications to see what scholars and practitioners are saying. This is a seminar course. Louis, Heywood T.

Urban politics is politics in and about cities. The roles and responsibilities, the limitations and potential, of urban planning. Investigates urban divisions in international cities where deep-seated nationalistic ethnic differences create pressures for intergroup conflicts, autonomy, or territorial separation, and can incite violence.

The memo should address a the key trends and problems, b proposed policy solutions that are within the city's authority to address, and c the political obstacles to getting these policies approved.

Treatment of legal and policy strategies for promoting environmental protection and deterring environmental degradation within the context of other societal objectives.

Explores theories of power that inform various notions of empowerment, including resistance, participatory democracy, and workplace empowerment.

How do we assess the various proposals to deal with our urban problems? Organized around a variety of assignments to encourage learning by design in a studio setting. Students take a problem-solving approach and employ and further develop data gathering, analysis, graphic and oral communication, public engagement, and report writing skills.

Quantitative Analysis for Planners. Global Urbanization. What is effective environmental management, and for whom? Proofread your papers. Cultural Ecology and Environmental Design. How and why did the suburbs grow, especially after World War 2? Glassman Associate Professor Emeritus Prof.

Introduces students to the basic issues in urban planning and public policy. Kraus shows that equal opportunity can be as threatened by majoritarian politics as it can by elite-dominated regimes.

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I encourage students to debate and disagree -- but to do so based on information and evidence as well as your own values. These findings lead many researchers to conclude that cycles of incarceration and re-entry reinforce neighborhood disadvantage in many communities.

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