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Urban politics and the urban process

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two case studies of Philadelphia
Abstract:

Both academics and the makers of public policy have for a long time been interested in the study of urban politics, but the subject needs to be integrated with the process of urban growth and development. Too frequently, the urban polity is analyzed as an arena which passively reflects or mechanically responds to more fundamental changes in the urban social structure. In this work, case studies of political reform in Philadelphia at two periods, 1800 to 1854 and 1890 to 1915, develop a nu...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Social Studies
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Publication date:
1988
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602323434
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td:602323434

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