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Urban Politics and Social Conflict

Robert J. Kolesar

Urban Politics and Social Conflict

Worcester, Massachusetts, in the Nineteenth Century

by Robert J. Kolesar

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Published by Paragon House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Massachusetts - Local History,
  • 19th century,
  • Education and state,
  • Finance, Public,
  • History,
  • Liquor laws,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Politics and government,
  • Social conditions,
  • Worcester,
  • Worcester (Mass.),
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12085502M
    ISBN 101557785899
    ISBN 109781557785893
    OCLC/WorldCa123058265

    RICHARD SCHNEIROV'S Labor and Urban Politics: Class Conflict and the Origins of Modern Liberalism in Chicago, is a provocative and ambitious study. It is a welcome addition to a growing historiographical movement in the US which explores the relationship between the labour movement, politics, and the state. Urban Studies is the leading international journal for urban scholarship. Since its inception in , the journal has remained at the forefront of intellectual and policy debates on the city, and has hosted ground-breaking contributions from across the full range of social science disciplines.

    About The Book. Urban Politics blends the most insightful classic and current political science and related literature with current issues in urban affairs. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Social Conflict.

    Cross-cutting themes include: the role of business and non-profits in local governance; citizen participation and urban social movements; the importance of race, ethnicity, and class in shaping group conflict and co-operation at the local level; as well as the costs and benefits of local government fragmentation. Political economy constraints for urban development 3 2. Evidence gaps There is a well-established broader theoretical and comparative political and social theory literature that draws mainly on (older) urbanisation experiences in richer countries.


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Mixing classic theory and research on urban politics with the most recent developments and data in urban and metropolitan affairs, Urban Politics, 10e is an ideal introductory textbook for students of metropolitan and regional politics and policy.

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