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politics of urban change

Richard Abernathy Watson

politics of urban change

the effect of middle-income apartment dwellers on slum area politics.

by Richard Abernathy Watson

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Published by Community Studies in Kansas City, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban renewal -- Missouri -- Kansas City.,
  • Kansas City (Mo.) -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 80-81.

    SeriesPublic affairs monograph series -- no. 3.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination81p.
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14332496M

    Since the demise of urban renewal in the early s, the politics of large-scale public investment in urban areas has received little scholarly attention. This book examines the forces that gave.   Book Review: Metropolitan London: Politics and Urban Change by KEN YOUNG and PATRICIA L. GARSIDE. London: Edward Arnold. pp. £ Show all authorsAuthor: Roger Smith.

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