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Urban government and politics

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Published by M.E. Sharpe in Armonk, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Politics and government -- 1951-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Jewel Bellush and Dick Netzer
    ContributionsBellush, Jewel, 1924-, Netzer, Dick, 1928-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS1228 .U73 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 467 p. ;
    Number of Pages467
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16689025M
    ISBN 100873326024, 0873326032
    LC Control Number89-77913

    Providing a comprehensive overview of the main theories which structure debate on urban politics, the internationally respected contributors to this textbook provide a clear and coherent account which is organized around four major questions. The first part looks at issues of power and examines both traditional and recent theories of power in s: 1. Episode 3: Jon Pierre, professor of political science at Gothenburg University, discusses his book "The Politics of Urban Governance." Outlining his four models on governance, Pierre explores the changing dynamics of governance and government in 21st-century cities, and discusses its implications on everyday living for the urban citizen.

    A one-semester introductory college course in U.S. government. Recommended Prerequisites. Mon, May 4, , AP United States Government and Politics Exam. This is the regularly scheduled date for the AP United States Government and Politics Exam. Add To Calendar. About the Units. The course content outlined below is organized into commonly. city government, political administration of urban areas. The English tradition of incorporating urban units (cities, boroughs, villages, towns) and allowing them freedom in most local matters is general in the United States (see city; local government).The traditional U.S. city government had a mayor and council, whose members (aldermen) represented districts (wards).

    Since the demise of urban renewal in the early s, the politics of large-scale public investment in urban areas has received little scholarly attention. This book examines the forces that gave.   The U.S. also has an inflexible two-party system. That results in our political disagreements being drawn into the urban-rural divide. Today the urban party is .


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