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The politics of the urban crisis

by A. F Sills

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban policy,
  • Sociology, Urban

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAndrew Sills, Gillian Taylor, Peter Golding
    ContributionsTaylor, Gillian, Golding, Peter
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16265793M
    ISBN 100091731291
    LC Control Number88033748

    Book Description: Once America's "arsenal of democracy," Detroit over the last fifty years has become the symbol of the American urban crisis. In this reappraisal of racial and economic inequality in modern America, Thomas Sugrue explains how Detroit and many other once prosperous industrial cities have become the sites of persistent racialized poverty. To what extent, the book asks, does the educational system contribute to or alleviate Britain’s urban crisis? In answering this question, the contributors examine the complex interrelationships between educational, economic and social problems, and point out that one of the major weaknesses of the present educational system in Britain is that.

    Politics is the set of activities that are associated with the governance of a country, state or area. It involves making decisions that apply to groups of members and achieving and exercising positions of governance—organized control over a human community. The academic study of politics is referred to as political science.. In modern nation states, people often form political parties to. “Fear City is the best account of the New York City fiscal crisis of the s and, more than that, an indispensable contribution to understanding the rise of austerity economics and the long decline of the public sector. This is a history with huge implications for the remaking of Cited by:

    This declaration from a report by the World Health Organisation of the United Nations is a striking summary of the crisis of cities and the urgent need for action. The report does not mince words. The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit is the first book by historian and Detroit native Thomas J. Sugrue in which he examines the role race, housing, job discrimination, and capital flight played in the decline of argues that the decline of Detroit began long before the race argues that institutionalized and often legalized Publisher: Princeton University Press.


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The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit (Princeton Studies in American Politics: Historical, International, and Comparative Perspectives ()) [Sugrue, Thomas J.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit (Princeton Studies in American Politics: HistoricalCited by: The New Urban Crisis: How Our Cities Are Increasing Inequality, Deepening Segregation, and Failing the Middle Class-and What We Can Do About It - Kindle edition by Florida, Richard.

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The Politics Of Turmoil; Essays On Poverty, Race, And The Urban Crisis book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

The book looks at the background to the crisis, and its roots in economic decline. It also elaborates the historical development of government policy and legislation towards race and immigration, and the impact of community relations agencies, housing and education policy, and immigrant legislation.

In recent years, the young, educated, and affluent have surged back into cities, reversing decades of suburban flight and urban decline. And yet all is not well, Richard Florida argues in The New Urban a, one of the first scholars to anticipate this back-to-the-city movement in his groundbreaking The Rise of the Creative Class, demonstrates how the same force/5.

In The New Urban Crisis, Richard Florida, one of the first scholars to anticipate this back-to-the-city movement, demonstrates how the forces that drive urban growth also generate cities' vexing challenges, such as gentrification, segregation, and inequality.

With his book, The Rise of the Creative Class, Richard Florida emerged as a provocative observer of modernFlorida sheds his optimism about cities. He’s heartened by the resurgence of New York, San Francisco and other urban hubs.8/10(). ‘The New Urban Crisis is well worth reading for the original research, clear-headed critique and the skilled analysis of solid data Florida writes in personally positioned transparent language without taking refuge in academic jargon, making the book accessible to a broad audience.' - New York Journal of Books.

By bringing the reader into the center of urban politics in the twentieth and twenty-first century, Barber carves out a space for these important debates.”--The Sixties "An excellent, engagingly written book that is a must-read for anyone interested in Latino, urban/metropolitan, immigration, and political history."--American Historical Review.

The fourth dimension of the New Urban Crisis is the burgeoning crisis of the suburbs, where poverty, insecurity, and crime are mounting, and. The New Urban Crisis by Richard Florida is published by OneWorld (£20).

To order a copy for £14, go to or call. Her recent research interests include urban ecology, comparative studies, and financial crises and reflect on edited books and journals such as Residential Segregation in Comparative Perspective: Making Sense of Contextual Diversity (coeditor, Ashgate, ), special theme issue on Global Financial Crisis, State Regime Shift and Urban Theory in.

Once America’s “arsenal of democracy,” Detroit is now the symbol of the American urban crisis. In this reappraisal of America’s racial and economic inequalities, Thomas Sugrue asks why Detroit and other industrial cities have become the sites of persistent racialized poverty.

Title: The New Urban Crisis Author: Richard Florida Publisher: Basic Books Pub. Date: 11 April Genre: Nonfiction, Divisive Politics, Urban Issues, Global Commune Planning First, I am going to say: Hey authors, readers are not stupid.

I am always mad when I think I am going to be reading an information packed. —Dennis Judd, author of The Politics of American Cities “These essays present a coherent and compelling argument—one that should help restore politics to the study of the urban development process;” —Martin Shefter, author of Political Crisis/Fiscal Crisis: The Collapse and Revival of New York City See fewer reviews.

Summary. A case study can be a very useful tool for a historian. In the case of Thomas Sugrue's The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit, Sugrue examines a particular topic (civil rights) from a geographically stationary position (Detroit)during a set time period (roughly ).He argues that by using Detroit as a case study, he is then able to place the.

The book The Politics of Crisis Management (see figure 1), by Arjen Boin, Paul ‘t Hart, Eric Stern and Bengt Sund elius, focuses on leadership tasks inAuthor: Sanneke Kuipers. Book Description. Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme – that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction between governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity – City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.

Its enduring appeal lies in its persuasive explanation, careful attention to. Unprecedented urban growth makes sustainability in cities a crucial issue for policymakers, scholars and business leaders.

This emerging urban crisis challenges environment-based and economicbased. Examines how specific urban spaces, infrastructures and aesthetics recur in a variety of contemporary crisis films, documentaries, novels and journalistic photography.

Maps narrative tropes that shape the cultural imaginary of the global financial crisis and questions the politics of popular crisis Brand: Palgrave Macmillan.The Urban Crisis Revisited. By Robert Nisbet | T February 8th, Once in a great while there comes along a book that is radical in the true and intellectual sense of the word; one that shows us how to break categories of conventional wisdom rather than classroom windows, to uproot the stale flowers of secular piety.EXCERPT: Once America's "arsenal of democracy," Detroit over the last fifty years has become the symbol of the American urban crisis.

In this reappraisal of racial and economic inequality in modern America, Thomas Sugrue explains how Detroit and many other once prosperous industrial cities have become the sites of persistent racialized poverty.