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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.
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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