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New York, the politics of urban regional development / Michael N. Danielson and Jameson W. Doig.

By: Danielson, Michael NContributor(s): Doig, Jameson WMaterial type: TextTextSeries: Publication of the Franklin K. Lane Memorial Fund, Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, BerkeleyPublication details: Berkeley : Published for the Institute of Governmental Studies [by] University of California Press, ©1982. Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 376 pages) : illustrations, mapsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780520906891; 0520906896; 0520043715; 9780520043718Subject(s): Regional planning -- New York (State) | City planning -- New York (State) -- New York | Urban renewal -- New York (State) -- New York | New York Region -- Politics and government | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Urban | City planning | Politics and government | Regional planning | Urban renewal | New York (State) | New York (State) -- New York | United States -- New York Region | Stedelijke economie | Stadsplanning | Stadsvernieuwing | Verenigde Staten | New York (stad)Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: New York, the politics of urban regional development.DDC classification: 307.7/6 LOC classification: HT393.N7 | D3 1982ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Government and Urban Development -- Governments in the New York Region -- The Impact of Government on Development -- Government as Inconsequential: A Critique -- Varieties of Influence -- Varieties of Influence: A Further Look -- The Sources of Governmental Influence -- Areal and Functional Scope: Toward a Classification of Governments -- Concentration of Resources -- Formal independence -- Variety and intensity of constituency demands -- Control over the use of land -- Financial resources -- Political skill -- Control over subordinate units -- Planning -- Targets of Analysis -- Development in the New York Region -- Size and Complexity -- The Physical Setting -- Genesis from the Sea -- The Unique Central Business District -- External Economies and White-Collar Jobs -- Benefits and Costs of the Central Business District -- The Decline of the Older Cities -- The Departure of Middle-Class Whites -- The Growth of Black and Hispanic Ghettos -- The Dispersal of Blue-Collar Jobs -- The Burdens of the Cities -- The Spreading Metropolis -- The Impact of Transportation -- The Movement of Jobs and Homes -- The Slowing of the Region's Growth -- Maximizing Internal Benefits -- Suburban Capabilities -- The Constraint of Size -- Variations Among Suburbs -- Homogeneity and Heterogeneity -- The Central Fact of Autonomy -- The Pervasive Influence of the Property Tax -- The Logic of Exclusion -- The Westchester Approach -- Planning for Fewer People -- The Dilemma of Apartments -- The Right Kind of Industry.
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Maps on lining papers.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Government and Urban Development -- Governments in the New York Region -- The Impact of Government on Development -- Government as Inconsequential: A Critique -- Varieties of Influence -- Varieties of Influence: A Further Look -- The Sources of Governmental Influence -- Areal and Functional Scope: Toward a Classification of Governments -- Concentration of Resources -- Formal independence -- Variety and intensity of constituency demands -- Control over the use of land -- Financial resources -- Political skill -- Control over subordinate units -- Planning -- Targets of Analysis -- Development in the New York Region -- Size and Complexity -- The Physical Setting -- Genesis from the Sea -- The Unique Central Business District -- External Economies and White-Collar Jobs -- Benefits and Costs of the Central Business District -- The Decline of the Older Cities -- The Departure of Middle-Class Whites -- The Growth of Black and Hispanic Ghettos -- The Dispersal of Blue-Collar Jobs -- The Burdens of the Cities -- The Spreading Metropolis -- The Impact of Transportation -- The Movement of Jobs and Homes -- The Slowing of the Region's Growth -- Maximizing Internal Benefits -- Suburban Capabilities -- The Constraint of Size -- Variations Among Suburbs -- Homogeneity and Heterogeneity -- The Central Fact of Autonomy -- The Pervasive Influence of the Property Tax -- The Logic of Exclusion -- The Westchester Approach -- Planning for Fewer People -- The Dilemma of Apartments -- The Right Kind of Industry.

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