The Resource Making cities work : prospects and policies for urban America, edited by Robert P. Inman, (electronic resource)

Making cities work : prospects and policies for urban America, edited by Robert P. Inman, (electronic resource)

Label
Making cities work : prospects and policies for urban America
Title
Making cities work
Title remainder
prospects and policies for urban America
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert P. Inman
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Making Cities Work brings together leading writers and scholars on urban America to offer critical perspectives on how to sustain prosperous, livable cities in today's fast-evolving economy. Successful cities provide jobs, quality schools, safe and clean neighborhoods, effective transportation, and welcoming spaces for all residents. But cities must be managed well if they are to remain attractive places to work, relax, and raise a family; otherwise residents, firms, and workers will leave and the social and economic advantages of city living will be lost. Drawing on cutting-edge research in t
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
307.760973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT123
LC item number
.M285 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Making cities work : prospects and policies for urban America, edited by Robert P. Inman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : city prospects, city policies / Robert P. Inman -- Growth : the death and life of cities / Edward L. Glaeser -- Transportation : urban transportation policy / Kenneth A. Small -- Space : the design of the urban environment / Witold Rybczynski -- Housing : urban housing markets / Joseph Gyourko -- Immigration : how immigration affects U.S. cities / David Card -- Race : the perplexing persistence of race / Jacob L. Vigdor -- Poverty : poverty among inner-city children / Janet Currie -- Education : educating urban children / Richard J. Murnane -- Crime : crime in the city / Philip J. Cook -- Finances : financing city services / Robert P. Inman
Control code
ocn587078412
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 382 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282457959
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • 22573/cttxp69
  • 245795
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3310038x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)587078412
  • jstordda1282457950

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