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Better Must ComeExiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities

Better Must Come: Exiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities

Matthew D. Marr

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453380
eISBN:
9780801455544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453380.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book reveals how social contexts at various levels combine and interact to shape the experiences of transitional housing program users in two of the most prosperous cities of the global economy, ... More

Cities for ProfitThe Real Estate Turn in Asia's Urban Politics

Cities for Profit: The Real Estate Turn in Asia's Urban Politics

Gavin Shatkin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709906
eISBN:
9781501709715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709906.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In the past three decades, urban real estate megaprojects—massive, master planned, for profit urban developments—have captured the imagination of politicians and policy-makers across Asia. This book ... More

Coping with AdversityRegional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Coping with Adversity: Regional Economic Resilience and Public Policy

Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Travis St. Clair, and Edward Hill

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780801451690
eISBN:
9781501709494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451690.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The book analyses two different forms of economic adversity faced by urban regions – external shocks and chronic economic distress. It then examines whether and why some regions are resilient to ... More

From the Outside InSuburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

From the Outside In: Suburban Elites, Third-Sector Organizations, and the Reshaping of Philadelphia

Carolyn T. Adams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451621
eISBN:
9780801471858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451621.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book addresses the role of suburban elites in setting development agendas for urban municipalities and their larger metropolitan regions. It shows how major nongovernmental, nonmarket ... More

The One-Way Street of IntegrationFair Housing and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in American Cities

The One-Way Street of Integration: Fair Housing and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in American Cities

Edward G. Goetz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707599
eISBN:
9781501716706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707599.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The book examines two contrasting housing policy approaches to achieving racial justice. Integration initiatives and community development efforts have for decades constituted contrasting means of ... More

Saving Our CitiesA Progressive Plan to Transform Urban America

Saving Our Cities: A Progressive Plan to Transform Urban America

William W. Goldsmith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704314
eISBN:
9781501706035
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704314.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book shows how cities can be places of opportunity rather than places with problems. With strongly revived cities and suburbs, working as places that serve all their residents, metropolitan ... More

SuburbPlanning Politics and the Public Interest

Suburb: Planning Politics and the Public Interest

Royce Hanson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705250
eISBN:
9781501708084
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705250.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Land use policy is at the center of suburban political economies because everything has to happen somewhere but nothing happens by itself. This book explores how well a century of strategic land-use ... More

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