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The Resource Urban America, Roman Espejo, book editor

Urban America, Roman Espejo, book editor

Label
Urban America
Title
Urban America
Statement of responsibility
Roman Espejo, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This volume explores topics relating to urban reform by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. Urban reform refers to a loosely knit set of municipal government and citizen group initiatives aimed at improving city life. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
307.760973
Index
index present
LC call number
HT123
LC item number
.U717 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Espejo, Roman
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urban policy
  • City and town life
  • City planning
  • Urban renewal
  • City children
  • Urban youth
  • Social problems
  • Crime
  • Housing policy
  • Cities and towns
  • Urbanization
  • Social problems
  • Crime
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Urban America, Roman Espejo, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-196) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Urban blight does not contribute to crime
  • C.R. Sridhar
  • Urban homelessness is a serious problem for African Americans
  • Maco L. Faniel
  • New programs can help end urban homelessness
  • Ian Merrifield
  • 2.
  • What government programs would improve urban America?
  • Mixed-income public housing improves urban America
  • Charles Woodyard
  • 1.
  • Mixed-income public housing has not improved urban America
  • James Tracy
  • Urban rail transit benefits cities
  • Todd Litman
  • Urban rail transit does not benefit cities
  • Randal O'Toole
  • 3.
  • How can the lives of urban children be improved?
  • Curfews may reduce crime and protect urban youth
  • Martha Yeide
  • What problems are faced by urban America?
  • Curfews do not reduce crime and protect urban youth
  • Tony Favro
  • Charter schools can benefit urban students
  • Monica Rohr
  • Charter schools do not benefit needy urban students
  • Sharon Higgins and Caroline Grannan
  • Mentoring programs help urban youth
  • Leslie Talmadge
  • Not all mentoring programs are effective
  • Society for Research in Child Development
  • The government can help end the cycle of urban poverty
  • 4.
  • What is the future of urban America?
  • Smart-growth policies will improve urban areas
  • Neal Peirce
  • Smart-growth policies will harm urban areas
  • Randal O'Toole
  • Downsizing large cities can be beneficial
  • Brian J. Connolly
  • Downsizing large cities is harmful
  • Roberta Brandes Gratz
  • Barack Obama
  • Government efforts to end urban poverty are counterproductive
  • Steven Malanga
  • Urban blight contributes to crime
  • Carolyn Y. Johnson
Control code
ocn683593945
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9780737752496
Lccn
2010047519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o683593945
  • (OCoLC)683593945
Label
Urban America, Roman Espejo, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-196) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Urban blight does not contribute to crime
  • C.R. Sridhar
  • Urban homelessness is a serious problem for African Americans
  • Maco L. Faniel
  • New programs can help end urban homelessness
  • Ian Merrifield
  • 2.
  • What government programs would improve urban America?
  • Mixed-income public housing improves urban America
  • Charles Woodyard
  • 1.
  • Mixed-income public housing has not improved urban America
  • James Tracy
  • Urban rail transit benefits cities
  • Todd Litman
  • Urban rail transit does not benefit cities
  • Randal O'Toole
  • 3.
  • How can the lives of urban children be improved?
  • Curfews may reduce crime and protect urban youth
  • Martha Yeide
  • What problems are faced by urban America?
  • Curfews do not reduce crime and protect urban youth
  • Tony Favro
  • Charter schools can benefit urban students
  • Monica Rohr
  • Charter schools do not benefit needy urban students
  • Sharon Higgins and Caroline Grannan
  • Mentoring programs help urban youth
  • Leslie Talmadge
  • Not all mentoring programs are effective
  • Society for Research in Child Development
  • The government can help end the cycle of urban poverty
  • 4.
  • What is the future of urban America?
  • Smart-growth policies will improve urban areas
  • Neal Peirce
  • Smart-growth policies will harm urban areas
  • Randal O'Toole
  • Downsizing large cities can be beneficial
  • Brian J. Connolly
  • Downsizing large cities is harmful
  • Roberta Brandes Gratz
  • Barack Obama
  • Government efforts to end urban poverty are counterproductive
  • Steven Malanga
  • Urban blight contributes to crime
  • Carolyn Y. Johnson
Control code
ocn683593945
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9780737752496
Lccn
2010047519
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o683593945
  • (OCoLC)683593945

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