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Understanding urban politics, institutions, representation, and policies, Timothy B. Krebs, University of New Mexico, Arnold Fleischmann, Eastern Michigan University

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Understanding urban politics, institutions, representation, and policies, Timothy B. Krebs, University of New Mexico, Arnold Fleischmann, Eastern Michigan University
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Understanding urban politics
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1128885744
Responsibility statement
Timothy B. Krebs, University of New Mexico, Arnold Fleischmann, Eastern Michigan University
Sub title
institutions, representation, and policies
Summary
"In Understanding Urban Politics: Institutions, Representation, and Policies, Timothy B. Krebs and Arnold Fleischmann introduce a framework that focuses on the role of institutions in establishing the political "rules of the game," the representativeness of city government, the influence of participation in local democracy, and how each of these features influences the adoption and implementation of public policies"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Part 1: Laying the Groundwork -- Studying Urban Politics -- The Development of Urban America through World War II -- Urban Development after World War II -- Part 2: Local Institutions -- Dealing with Other Governments at the National, State, and Local Levels -- Local Legislatures -- Mayors and Executives -- Part 3: Participation and Representation in Local Politics -- Elections and Voting -- Candidates and Campaigns -- Non-Voting Forms of Participation -- Part 4: Local Government Policies -- Local Government Policy Making and Services -- Local Government Finances -- Building the City: Economic Development, Land Use, & Housing Policies -- Policies to Promote Quality of Life
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