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Race and Authority in Urban Politics

J. David Greenstone

Race and Authority in Urban Politics

Community Participation and the War on Poverty

by J. David Greenstone

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Russell Sage Foundation Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Economic assistance, Domestic,
  • Sociology,
  • United States,
  • Community organization,
  • Case studies,
  • Poor

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8348289M
    ISBN 100871543737
    ISBN 109780871543738
    OCLC/WorldCa976036

    Those who study urban politics have long recognized the importance of tangible, material incentives as tools for building political alliances and supplementing formal authority with informal mechanisms of influence and control.¹ Big-city school systems are a major source of economic benefits to individuals, companies, and neighborhoods. Condemnation of blackness is a study of race and crime, but the author also has a handle on progressive era ideology, urban politics, and that old phrenology race /5.

    In the social sciences, there is no paucity of studies about the urban as a “real” place. To take a few examples, in Massey and Denton’s () American Apartheid, the ghetto receives plenty of attention, as a historical process whereby Blacks suffer from Whites’ deliberate construction of housing segregation at the turn of the twentieth by: Race and Authority in Urban Politics: Community Participation and the War on Poverty. J. David Greenstone, Paul Peterson. Russell Sage, , pb with new intro, University of Chicago Press, , pages.

    American urban politics refers to politics within cities of the United States of governments, run by mayors or city councils, hold a restricted amount of governing and federal governments have been granted a large portion of city governance as laid out in the U.S. Constitution. [citation needed]The small remaining power held by individual cities becomes a target of. The Politics of Neglect: Urban Aid from Model Cities to Revenue Sharing (MIT Press, ) Greenstone, J. David, and Paul E. Peterson. Race and Authority in Urban Politics: Community Participation and the War on Poverty (University of Chicago Press, Russell Sage Foundation, ) Haar, Charles.


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Race and Authority in Urban Politics by J. David Greenstone Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book stresses the way in which both machine and reform structures affected the ability of minority groups to organize effectively and to form alliances in urban politics.

It considers the wide-ranging critiques made of the Community Action Program by conservative, liberal, and radical analysts and finds that all of them fail to appreciate the significance and intensity of the racial cleavage in American by: The book stresses the way in which both machine and reform structures affected the ability of minority groups to organize effectively and to form alliances in urban politics.

It considers the wide-ranging critiques made of the Community Action Program by conservative, liberal, and Cited by:   The book stresses the way in which both machine and reform structures affected the ability of minority groups to organize effectively and to form alliances in urban politics.

It considers the wide-ranging critiques made of the Community Action Program by conservative, liberal, and radical analysts and finds that all of them fail to appreciate the significance and intensity of the racial cleavage in American : Race and Authority in Urban Politics: Community Participation and the War on Poverty.

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window). Beginning with a brief case study description and analysis of the politics of community action in each of America's five largest cities-New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Detroit, and Philadelphia-the authors move on to a fascinating examination of race and authority structures in our urban life.

The book stresses the way in which both machine and reform structures affected the ability of minority groups to organize effectively and to form alliances in urban politics. It considers the wide-ranging critiques made of the Community Action Program by conservative, liberal, and radical analysts and finds that all of them fail to appreciate the significance and intensity of the racial cleavage in American politics.

The book stresses the way in which both machine and reform structures affected the ability of minority groups to organize effectively and to form alliances in urban politics. It considers the wide-ranging critiques made of the Community Action Program by conservative, liberal, and radical analysts and finds that all of them fail to appreciate the significance and intensity of the racial cleavage in American politics.

Urban Politics blends the most insightful classic and current political science and related literature with current issues in urban affairs.

The book’s integrative theme is ‘power,’ demonstrating that the study of urban politics requires an analysist to look beyond the formal institutions and procedures of Cited by: Paul E. Peterson is professor of Government at Harvard University.

He is the coauthor of Race and Authority in Urban Politics and the author of School Politics, Chicago Style and The Politics of. Urban Politics: A Reader examines the evolving structure of political power in American cities.

It reveals how changes in society relate to the global and national economy, immigration and internal migration, racial and ethnic transition, and how technological advances affect city politics.

SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. Thompson, J'Race and urban political theory', in Davies, JS & Imbroscio, DL (eds), Theories of urban politics, 2nd edn, SAGE Publications Ltd, London, pp.viewed 3 Maydoi: /n   Buy Race and Authority in Urban Politics by Greenstone, Paul E.

Peterson from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Pages: The Closest of Strangers: Liberalism and the Politics of Race in New York by jim sleeper w. norton, pages, $ M ost Americans have the sense that something went terribly wrong in the nation’s big cities sometime in the middle of the s.

Since then, urban areas have been perceived essentially as centers of social problems, even social pathologies. Peterson PE, Greenstone DJ. Race and Authority in Urban Politics: Community Participation and the War on Poverty. Russell Sage; Cited by: Get this from a library.

Race and authority in urban politics; community participation and the war on poverty. [J David Greenstone; Paul E Peterson]. Paul E. Peterson About the Author He is the coauthor of Race and Authority in Urban Politics and the author of School Politics, Chicago Style, which received the Gladys M.

Kammerer Award of the American Political Science Association, and of City Limits, which received the Woodrow Wilson Award of the American Political Science Association. About the author () Paul E. Peterson is professor of Government at Harvard University. He is the coauthor of Race and Authority in Urban Politics and the author of School Politics, Chicago.

Urban politics is politics in and about cities. This term refers to the diverse political structure that occurs in urban areas where there is diversity in both race and socio-economic status. Race and authority in urban politics: community participation and the war on poverty.

The urban condition in America is one of weak and diffuse authority, and this situation favors any group that can act cohesively and control a substantial body of resources. Those endowed with a capacity to promote cooperation can attract allies and overcome oppositional forces. “An important book for all urban and political historians.”.

Paul E. Peterson is professor of Government at Harvard University. He is the coauthor of Race and Authority in Urban Politics and the author of School Politics, Chicago Style and The Politics of School Reform, All are published by the University of Chicago Press. To purchase an electronic edition of this book click the button above or visit: Civic Hopes and Political Realities boldly advances an alternative understanding of the ways in which immigrants are enriching America’s civic and political realms—even in the face of often challenging circumstances.

Race and Authority in Urban Politics.Urban regime analysis and growth machine theory offer critical tools to study power and inequality in cities. However, the field of urban politics has moved away from critically addressing : Louise Seamster.