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Race, Neighborhoods, and Community Power
Buffalo Politics, 1934-1997
Race, Neighborhoods, and Community Power
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Neil Kraus - Author
Price: $95.00 
Hardcover - 308 pages
Release Date: November 2000
ISBN10: 0-7914-4743-X
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-4743-7

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Paperback - 308 pages
Release Date: November 2000
ISBN10: 0-7914-4744-8
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-4744-4

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Examines the extent to which race affected public policy formation in Buffalo, New York between 1934 and 1997.

In this provocative and in-depth history of several decades of recent Buffalo city politics, Neil Kraus examines the local political causes behind geographic concentrations of poverty. Race, Neighborhoods, and Community Power makes the compelling case that policy adopted at the local level has had a significant impact on the development of low-income, segregated urban neighborhoods. By examining the policy areas of urban housing, urban renewal, education, fair housing, as well as several major development decisions, Kraus offers a detailed, step-by-step investigation of how each policy decision affected the segregation of the city's east side, and thus provides a new perspective on the debate over concentrated urban policy.

"The case studies are quite interesting and demonstrate that local decisions in urban renewal, public housing, and education reinforced concentrated poverty, and not only racial segregation. This is an important point..." -- Dennis R. Judd, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Neil Kraus is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Hamline University.


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Table of Contents

Illustrations
Preface and Acknowledgments

1. Race, Neighborhoods, and Community Power

2. Buffalo and Western New York

3. Race, Neighborhood Composition, and Representation

4. Race and Public Housing Policy: The Early Years

5. Urban Renewal and the East Side

6. Urban Unrest, Suburban Growth, and the Birth of the Contemporary Ghetto

7. Arthur v. Nyquist and the Emergence of Mayor Griffin

8. Nostalgia and Confrontation: The Griffin Years

9. Conclusions

Postscript
Methodological Appendix
Notes
References
Index



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