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This informative anthology provides convenient, inexpensive access to a wide range of current, carefully selected articles from some of the most respected newspapers, magazines, and journals published today. Additional support can be found at our student website, Dushkin Online, (www.dushkin.com/online/).

Table of Contents

UNIT 1. The Urban Frame

1. Fear of the City, 1783 to 1983, Alfred Kazin, American Heritage, February/March 1983

2. The Man Who Loved Cities, Nathan Glazer, The Wilson Quarterly, Spring 1999

3. The Death and Life of America’s Cities, Fred Siegel, The Public Interest, Summer 2002

UNIT 2. Sprawl: Challenges to the Metropolitan Landscape

4. What Will it Take to Halt Sprawl?, Molly O’Meara Sheehan, World Watch, January/February 2002

5. Are Europe’s Cities Better?, Pietro S. Nivola, The Public Interest, Fall 1999

6. Is Regional Government the Answer?, Fred Siegel, The Public Interest, Fall 1999

7. Sprawl-Weary Los Angeles Builds Up and In, Timothy Egan, New York Times, March 10, 2002

UNIT 3. Urban Economies

8. The Rise of the Creative Class, Richard Florida, The Washington Monthly, May 2002

9. A Bit of a Chill for Hot Times in the Big City, Joel Kotkin, Washington Post, March 24, 2002

10. The Company They Keep, Emily Barker, Inc., May 2000

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780072817041
Author:
Siegel, Fred
Publisher:
Dushkin/McGraw-Hill
Author:
Siegel, Harry
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
Sociology-Urban Studies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
11
Edition Description:
2003-04
Series:
Annual Editions: Urban Society
Series Volume:
11
Publication Date:
September 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
10.800 x 8.300 x 0.490 in 1.000 lb

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