The Resource Majoritarian cities : policy making and inequality in urban politics, Neil Kraus., (ebook)

Majoritarian cities : policy making and inequality in urban politics, Neil Kraus., (ebook)

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Majoritarian cities : policy making and inequality in urban politics
Title
Majoritarian cities
Title remainder
policy making and inequality in urban politics
Statement of responsibility
Neil Kraus.
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
"Neil Kraus evaluates both the influence of public opinion on local policy-making and the extent to which public policy addresses economic and social inequalities. Drawing on several years of fieldwork and multiple sources of data, including surveys and polls; initiatives, referenda, and election results; government documents; focus groups; interviews; and a wide assortment of secondary sources, Kraus presents case studies of two Midwestern cities, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Gary, Indiana. Specifically, he focuses on several major policy decisions in recent decades concerning education, law enforcement, and affordable housing in Minneapolis; and education and riverboat casino development in Gary. Kraus finds that, on these issues, local officials frequently take action that reflects public opinion, yet the resulting policies often fail to meet the needs of the disadvantaged or ameliorate the effects of concentrated poverty. In light of citizens' current attitudes, he concludes that if patterns of inequality are to be more effectively addressed, scholars and policymakers must transform the debate about the causes and effects of inequality in urban and metropolitan settings"--
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1968-
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Kraus, Neil
Dewey number
320.60973/091732
Index
index present
LC call number
JS331
LC item number
.K73 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Local government
  • Metropolitan government
  • Municipal services
  • Metropolitan government
  • Public opinion
  • Urban policy
  • Metropolitan government
  • Metropolitan government
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Majoritarian cities : policy making and inequality in urban politics, Neil Kraus., (ebook)
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https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3570509
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472029549
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(e-book)
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computer
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rdamedia
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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remote
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  • EBC3570509
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3570509
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3570509
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10803651
  • (CaONFJC)MIL544791
  • (OCoLC)932325456
Label
Majoritarian cities : policy making and inequality in urban politics, Neil Kraus., (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3570509
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780472029549
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3570509
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3570509
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3570509
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10803651
  • (CaONFJC)MIL544791
  • (OCoLC)932325456

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