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Why don't American cities burn?

Author: Michael B Katz
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2012.
Series: City in the twenty-first century book series.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Urban historian Michael B. Katz traces the collision of urban transformation with the rightward-moving social politics of late twentieth- and early twenty-first-century America.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael B Katz
ISBN: 9780812243864 0812243862
OCLC Number: 724643684
Description: 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Prologue. The death of shorty --
What is an American city? --
The new African American inequality --
Why don't American cities burn very often? --
From underclass to entrepreneur: new technologies of poverty work in urban America --
Epilogue. The existential problem of urban studies.
Series Title: City in the twenty-first century book series.
Responsibility: Michael B. Katz.
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"Katz brings together demographic, economic, and political evidence to form a new narrative of the modern city centered on the experience of the urban poor. He not only reveals what happened in inner Read more...

 
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