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The shape of the new American city / special editors of this volume, Eugénie L. Birch, Susan M. Wachter ; Phyllis Kaniss, executive editor.

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Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science ; v. 626.
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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM H1 .A4 V.626 (Text) 0000103594677 General book Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781412981927 (paper)
  • ISBN: 1412981921 (paper)
  • ISBN: 9781412981934 (cloth)
  • ISBN: 141298193X (cloth)
  • Physical Description: 241 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Publications, [2009]

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General Note:
"November 2009."
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : the shape of the new American city / Eugénie L. Birch and Susan M. Wachter -- Part 1: Cities in the U.S. Economy : Competitiveness, Dependence, and Employment -- A nation of cities : the federal government and the shape of the American metropolis / Kenneth T. Jackson -- Crime and U.S. cities : recent patterns and implications / Ingrid Gould Ellen and Katherine O'Regan -- How should suburbs help their central cities? : growth- and welfare-enhancing intrametropolitan fiscal distributions / Andrew F. Haughwout and Robert P. Inman -- Cities today : a new frontier for major developments / Saskia Sassen -- Part 2: Urban Demographics : Immigration, Housing, and Services -- The changing bases of segregation in the United States / Douglas S. Massey, Jonathan Rothwell and Thurston Domina -- Demographic forces and turning points in the American city, 1950-2040 / Dowell Myers and John Pitkin -- Urban growth and housing affordability : the conflict / Richard P. Voith and Susan M. Wachter -- Part 3: The Metropolitan Footprint : Sprawl and Reurbanization -- Downtown in the "new American city" / Eugénie L. Birch -- The changing shape of metropolitan America / John Landis -- The new urbanity : the rise of a new America / Arthur C. Nelson -- Part 4: Public Investment in American Cities : Infrastructure, Services, and Delivery -- Transport infrastructure and global competitiveness : balancing mobility and livability / Robert Cervero -- Making infrastructure competitive in an urban world / Rae Zimmerman.
Subject: Cities and towns > United States > Growth.
Metropolitan areas > United States.
Urban policy > United States.
City planning > United States.
United States > Population.

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