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Urban America / Roman Espejo, book editor.

Book Book (c2011.)
Description: 208 p. ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2011.
2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Everett - Shute Memorial YA Nonfiction YA 307.7609 U722 (Text to Phone) Available -
Saugus YA Nonfiction YA 307.76 Urban (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780737752496 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0737752491 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 9780737752502 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0737752505 (pbk.)
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references (at conclusion of each chapter) and index.
Contents:
1. What problems are faced by urban America? -- The government can help end the cycle of urban poverty / Barack Obama -- Government efforts to end urban poverty are counterproductive / Steven Malanga -- Urban blight contributes to crime / Carolyn Y. Johnson -- Urban blight does not constitute a crime / C.R. Sridrhar -- Urban homelessness is a serious problem for African Americans / Maco L. Faniel -- New programs can help end urban homelessness / Ian Merrifield -- 2. What government programs would improve urban America? -- Mixed-income public housing improves urban America / Charles Woodyard -- Mixed-income public housing has not improved urban America / James Tracy -- Urban rail transit benefits cities / Todd Litman -- Urban rail transit does not benefit cities / Randal O'Toole -- 3. How can the lives of urban children be improved? -- Curfews may reduce crime and protect urban youth / Martha Yeide -- Curfews do not reduce crime and protect urban youth / Tony Favro -- Charter schools can benefit urban students / Sharon Higgins and Carolien Grannan -- Mentoring programs help urban youth / Leslie Talmadge -- Not all mentoring programs are effective / Society for Research in Child Development -- 4. What is the future of urban America? -- Smart-growth policies will improve urban areas / Neil Peirce -- Smart-growth policies will harm urban areas / Randal O'Toole -- Downsizing large cities can be beneficial / Brian J. Connolly -- Downsizing large cities is harmful / Roberta Brandes Cruz.
Authors: Espejo, Roman, 1977- (Added Author).
Citation: Espejo, Roman. "Urban America." Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2011.
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5050 . ‡a1. What problems are faced by urban America? -- The government can help end the cycle of urban poverty / Barack Obama -- Government efforts to end urban poverty are counterproductive / Steven Malanga -- Urban blight contributes to crime / Carolyn Y. Johnson -- Urban blight does not constitute a crime / C.R. Sridrhar -- Urban homelessness is a serious problem for African Americans / Maco L. Faniel -- New programs can help end urban homelessness / Ian Merrifield -- 2. What government programs would improve urban America? -- Mixed-income public housing improves urban America / Charles Woodyard -- Mixed-income public housing has not improved urban America / James Tracy -- Urban rail transit benefits cities / Todd Litman -- Urban rail transit does not benefit cities / Randal O'Toole -- 3. How can the lives of urban children be improved? -- Curfews may reduce crime and protect urban youth / Martha Yeide -- Curfews do not reduce crime and protect urban youth / Tony Favro -- Charter schools can benefit urban students / Sharon Higgins and Carolien Grannan -- Mentoring programs help urban youth / Leslie Talmadge -- Not all mentoring programs are effective / Society for Research in Child Development -- 4. What is the future of urban America? -- Smart-growth policies will improve urban areas / Neil Peirce -- Smart-growth policies will harm urban areas / Randal O'Toole -- Downsizing large cities can be beneficial / Brian J. Connolly -- Downsizing large cities is harmful / Roberta Brandes Cruz.
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650 0. ‡aCity and town life ‡zUnited States ‡xPublic opinion.
650 0. ‡aCity planning ‡zUnited States ‡xPublic opinion.
650 0. ‡aUrban renewal ‡zUnited States ‡xPublic opinion.
650 0. ‡aCity children ‡xServices for ‡zUnited States ‡xPublic opinion.
650 0. ‡aUrban youth ‡xServices for ‡zUnited States ‡xPublic opinion.
650 0. ‡aSocial problems ‡zUnited States ‡xPublic opinion.
650 0. ‡aCrime ‡zUnited States ‡xPublic opinion.
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