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Inhaltsangabe: Urban Politics: A Reader is a collection of classic and contemporary readings by respected scholars, as well as politicians, journalists, and activists, enabling readers to hear multiple voices explain how and why politics in American cities works. This book provides an understanding of how cities are governed, nurturing thoughtful discussion and debate.
?A major strength of Urban Politics: A Reader is the retention of the historical origins of urban politics while at the same time balancing the contemporary relevance of urban governance. I particularly like the book?s focus on the debate about power in American cities, and McGovern?s choice to highlight the significance of smaller cities in understanding urban politics is an added bonus.?(Linda Trautman)
?The collection of readings in Urban Politics: A Reader provides a rich set of insights into the political forces that influence the shape and pace of urban development. The integration of writings from politicians and journalists sprinkled throughout are well done, and their perspectives can shed a good deal of light on urban issues.?(Petra Doan)
?McGovern?s Urban Politics: A Reader embraces the fundamental concepts, theories, and themes that guide the study of urban politics. It is complementary to other urban politics texts, comprehensive for undergraduate study, well organized, and long overdue.?(Dana D. Dyson)
Buchbeschreibung CQ Press Mrz 2016, 2016. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 232 x 188 x 21 mm. Neuware - This book examines the evolving structure of political power in American cities revealing how changes in society relate to the global and national economy, immigration and internal migration, racial and ethnic transition, and how technological advances affect city politics. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9781506311197