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The Federal Government and Urban Housing
The Federal Government and Urban Housing (March 1995)
Second Edition
R. Allen Hays - Author

This book provides a complete picture of federal housing and community development policy during the last sixty years. Since the first edition was published in 1985, the quality and quantity of published works on U.S. housing policy have increased considerably. But this book still stands out from other works in the breadth of its coverage and analysis. This second edition covers virtually every major program that has attempted to provide housing for...(Read More)
 
 
Organizing the South Bronx
Organizing the South Bronx (November 1994)
Jim Rooney - Author

"This book tells a fascinating story about the relationships between a viable network of organizations and the political leadership of New York City. It provides a real feel for the people, interests, and issues that were part of these debates." -- Joe R. Feagin, University of Florida

This is a story of heroic and articulate individuals who were able to defy overwhelming odds and build affordable housing in the South Bronx. It...(Read More)
 
 
Capital and Communities in Black and White
Capital and Communities in Black and White (August 1994)
The Intersections of Race, Class, and Uneven Development
Gregory D. Squires - Author

Capital and Communities in Black and White explores the problems created by global economic restructuring, the decline of inner city neighborhoods, and the heightened racial conflicts in the United States.

"Squires has made an important contribution to the national debate over how America can build a more humane and rational social order." -- Clarence Page, syndicated columnist for the Chicago Tribune

"Squires's timing co...(Read More)
 
 
Society, State, and Urbanism
Society, State, and Urbanism (July 1988)
Ibn Khaldun's Sociological Thought
Fuad Baali - Author

Ilm al- 'umran is "...an independent science. This science has its own peculiar object--that is, human civilization and social organization. The discussion of this topic is something new, extraordinary, and highly useful. Penetrating research has shown the way to it." -- Ibn Khaldun

This book probes the nature, scope, and methods of 'ilm al- 'umran, the new science of human social organization, as it is developed in Ibn Khald...(Read More)
 
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