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Dilemmas of urban America.
Robert C. Weaver
Books shelved as urban-history: The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit by Thomas J. Sugrue, Nature's Metropolis: Chicago. This comprehensive survey of urban growth in America has become a standard work in the field. From the early colonial period to the First World War, John Reps explores to what extent city planning has been rooted in the nation's tradition, showing the 4/5.
America's Rural/Urban Divide: A Special Series How governments respond to the widening rift between rural and urban America can either help bridge the gap or drive the country down an even more. Children in Urban America. Bibliographies for grades four through twelve This bibliography -- a list of books that talk about specific things -- will give you a starting place for reading more about many of the topics in the Children in Urban America Project. We have also listed other books that don't quite fit .
How the Rural-Urban Divide Became America’s Political Fault Line Such a conflict isn’t unique to the U.S., but the consequences are far-reaching here. By Emily Badger. Dynamic topics such as technology, immigration and ethnicity, suburbanization, sunbelt cities, urban political history, and planning and housing are examined. The Making of Urban America is the only reader available that covers all of U.S. urban history and that also includes the most recent interpretive scholarship on the subject%().
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Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, Refreshingly unbiased, this comprehensive, multi-perspective study on urban America provides an historic overview of the field, emphasizes economic, financial, political, and administrative considerations, and explores some of today's most critical urban issues and problems —such as multiculturalism, the controversy over immigration, poverty, crime, and public by: 3.
The Rise of Urban America The years of industrial expansion after the Civil War brought significant changes to American society. The country became increasingly urban, and cities grew not only in terms of population but also in size, with skyscrapers pushing cities upward and new transportation systems extending them outward.
This book addresses the issues in an empirical fashion after examining different sociological and geographic perspectives. It provides a basic understanding of the multi-faceted nature of racial inequalities in urban America, both in a broad context and in separate analyses of by: Refreshingly unbiased, this comprehensive, multi-perspective study on urban America provides an historic overview of the field, emphasizes economic, financial, political, and administrative considerations, and explores some of today's most critical urban issues and problems —such as multiculturalism, the controversy over immigration, poverty, crime, and public education.
A new book examines how federal government policies made it easier for minorities to open fast-food franchises than grocery stores. Today the landscape of urban America. The process by which a group of small colonial settlements in an untamed wilderness grew into a highly industrialized and urbanized nation is one of the central and most important themes of American history.
The updated Making of Urban America provides a superb collection of essays for students and teachers on the many facets of urban development through history.
Books shelved as urban-studies: The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs, Triumph of the City: How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Rich. This book is part of a three book pedagogy trilogy that takes on issues of education and the issues inherent in the system.
In this book, bell hooks tackles areas such as race, gender, class and nationality both in and beyond the : Amanda Kay Oaks. I recently interviewed Professor Wilson about the contemporary relevance and legacy of the book, in light of responses to the book from academics and policy-makers, contemporary ideological narratives framing the discourse on urban poverty, current trends in the U.S.
economy, the impending fiscal cliff confronting America at the end of Author: Wilmot Allen. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ashmore, Richard D. Psychology and America's urban dilemmas.
New York, McGraw-Hill [, ©] (OCoLC) From the Back Cover. This critically acclaimed book is an unsettling, profound look at the human face of health care. Both disturbing and illuminating, it is the story of four generations of a poor African American family coping with the devastating illnesses that are all too common in America's inner by: Homelessness in Urban America 3 guide public policy and ensure that newly available funding provided the services and programs most in need.
Though homelessness seems to have faded as a major issue, researchers continue to document the num-ber and characteristics File Size: KB. In this three-part series, we present an overview of the issues most relevant to the development and implementation of Response to Intervention (RtI) models in contemporary urban schools.
This first article focuses on describing the broad challenges faced by and within urban school systems in effectively educating students. Refreshingly unbiased, this comprehensive, multi-perspective study on urban America provides an historic overview of the field, emphasizes economic, financial, political, and administrative considerations, and explores some of today's most critical urban issues and problems —such as multiculturalism, the controversy over immigration, poverty, crime, and public : $ “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. Problems of urban life as shown in The Devil in the White City As decreibed in this book, explain the major problems of urban life in America cities such as Chicago in the s.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.
My library. In Managing Urban America, Eighth Edition, the authors guide students through the politics of urban management-doing less with more while managing conflict, delivering goods and services, responding to federal and state mandates, adapting to changing demographics, and coping with economic and budgetary challenges/5(25).