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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

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

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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