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The future of America is the future of our cities. Restoring their health and wealth is the key to advancing racial justice, to raising and equalizing wages, to promoting equal opportunity, to saving our environment....I urge you to read and consider Metro Futures.--The Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr., from the Foreword

Metro Futures shifts the discussion of urban issues from despair over inner-city problems to solutions that link urban and suburban well-being. With its specific state and federal policy recommendations, Metro Futures offers timely hope for meaningful change.

"The New Democracy Forum series is a civic treasure....A truly good idea, carried out with intelligence and panache."--Robert Pinsky

The New Democracy Forum is a series of short paperback originals exploring creative solutions to our most urgent national concerns.

Synopsis:

Current political campaigning has catapulted urban issues into the spotlight, but this is the first book to shift the discussion from despair over inner-city problems to solutions that recognize the essential link between urban and suburban well-being. Wi th its specific state and federal policy recommendations, Metro Futures offers timely hope for meaningful change.

NEW DEMOCRACY FORUM A series of short paperback originals exploring creative solutions to our most urgent national concerns. The series editors (for Boston Review), Joshua Cohen and Joel Rogers, aim to foster politically engaged, intellectually honest, and morally serious debate about fundamental issues—both on and off the agenda of conventional politics.

About the Author

'Daniel D. Luria is vice president, strategy and measurement at the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center and a member of the New Party. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.'

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807006030
Editor:
Cohen, Joshua
Jackson, Jesse L.:
Luria, Daniel D.
Editor:
Cohen, Joshua
Editor:
Rogers, Joel; Cohen, Joshua
Author:
Luria, Daniel D.
Author:
Rogers, Joel
Author:
Cohen, Joshua
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Location:
Boston, Mass. :
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
Economic Development
Subject:
Urban economics
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
City Planning & Urban Development
Subject:
Metropolitan areas
Subject:
Urban policy
Subject:
Development - Economic Development
Subject:
Political Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.
Subject:
Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.
Subject:
Metropolitan areas -- United States.
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
Sociology-Urban Studies City Specific
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
New Democracy Forum
Publication Date:
November 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
104
Dimensions:
7.95 x 5.3 x .3 in .3 lb

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Current political campaigning has catapulted urban issues into the spotlight, but this is the first book to shift the discussion from despair over inner-city problems to solutions that recognize the essential link between urban and suburban well-being. Wi th its specific state and federal policy recommendations, Metro Futures offers timely hope for meaningful change.

NEW DEMOCRACY FORUM A series of short paperback originals exploring creative solutions to our most urgent national concerns. The series editors (for Boston Review), Joshua Cohen and Joel Rogers, aim to foster politically engaged, intellectually honest, and morally serious debate about fundamental issues—both on and off the agenda of conventional politics.

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