The Black Metropolis in the Twenty-First Century : Race, Power, and Politics of Place
This book brings together key essays that seek to make visible and expand our understanding of the role of government (policies, programs, and investments) in shaping cities and metropolitan regions; the costs and consequences of uneven urban and regional growth patterns; suburban sprawl and public health, transportation, and economic development; and the enduring connection of place, space, and race in the era of increased globalization. Whether intended or unintended, many government policies (housing, transportation, land use, environmental, economic development, education, etc.) have aided and in some cases subsidized suburban sprawl, job flight, and spatial mismatch; concentrated urban poverty; and heightened racial and economic disparities.
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- Robert D. Bullard
- Paperback | 294 pages
- 155 x 228 x 20mm | 472g
- Publication date
- 30 Jun 2007
- ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
- Publication City/Country
- Lanham, MD, United States