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Governing urban America in the 1970s

Werner Zvi Hirsch

Governing urban America in the 1970s

by Werner Zvi Hirsch

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Published by Published in cooperation with the Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of California, Los Angeles [by] Praeger Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Local government -- United States.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Werner Z. Hirsch [and] Sidney Sonenblum.
      SeriesPraeger special studies in U.S. economic, social, and political issues
      ContributionsSonenblum, Sidney, 1924- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK271 .H65 1973
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 203 p.
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5306437M
      LC Control Number72089484

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        The Rise and Fall of Violent Crime in America, a new book by Barry Latzer, a criminologist at John Jay College, tells the story of how America went from the peaceful era of the immediate post. The book, co-authored with Henry Schmandt, provides an analysis of the social, economic, geographic, psychological, political and public administrative dimensions of metropolitan areas in the United States. It was adopted for use by more than colleges and universities. Over his academic career, Jack Bollens authored or co-authored 26 books.

      America Government and Politics Research Article from American Decades This Study Guide consists of approximately pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of America Objective: During the s and s in the U.S., population movement, urban sprawl and urban governance reform led to a proliferation of local, autonomous : Dennis R. Judd.


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