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The Changing Politics of Urban Public Investment

Mega-Projects( )
Author: Altshuler, Alan A.
Luberoff, David E.
Publication Date:Apr 2003
Publisher:Brookings Institution Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $54.95
Book Description:

Since the demise of urban renewal in the early 1970s, the politics of large-scale public investment in and around major American cities has received little scholarly attention. In MEGA-PROJECTS, Alan Altshuler and David Luberoff analyze the unprecedented wave of large-scale (mega-) public investments that occurred in American cities during the 1950s and 1960s; the social upheavals they triggered, which derailed large numbers of projects during the late 1960s and early 1970s; and the...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Affairs & Administration
Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):1 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.002 Pounds

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