The Resource Urban America, Roman Espejo, book editor

Urban America, Roman Espejo, book editor

Label
Urban America
Title
Urban America
Statement of responsibility
Roman Espejo, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
307.760973
Index
index present
LC call number
HT123
LC item number
.U717 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Espejo, Roman
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Urban policy
  • City and town life
  • City planning
  • Urban renewal
  • City children
  • Urban youth
  • Social problems
  • Crime
  • Housing policy
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Urban America, Roman Espejo, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (at conclusion of each chapter) and index
Contents
1. What problems are faced by urban America? -- The government can help end the cycle of urban poverty / Barack Obama -- Government efforts to end urban poverty are counterproductive / Steven Malanga -- Urban blight contributes to crime / Carolyn Y. Johnson -- Urban blight does not constitute a crime / C.R. Sridrhar -- Urban homelessness is a serious problem for African Americans / Maco L. Faniel -- New programs can help end urban homelessness / Ian Merrifield -- 2. What government programs would improve urban America? -- Mixed-income public housing improves urban America / Charles Woodyard -- Mixed-income public housing has not improved urban America / James Tracy -- Urban rail transit benefits cities / Todd Litman -- Urban rail transit does not benefit cities / Randal O'Toole -- 3. How can the lives of urban children be improved? -- Curfews may reduce crime and protect urban youth / Martha Yeide -- Curfews do not reduce crime and protect urban youth / Tony Favro -- Charter schools can benefit urban students / Sharon Higgins and Carolien Grannan -- Mentoring programs help urban youth / Leslie Talmadge -- Not all mentoring programs are effective / Society for Research in Child Development -- 4. What is the future of urban America? -- Smart-growth policies will improve urban areas / Neil Peirce -- Smart-growth policies will harm urban areas / Randal O'Toole -- Downsizing large cities can be beneficial / Brian J. Connolly -- Downsizing large cities is harmful / Roberta Brandes Cruz
Control code
ocn683593945
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780737752496
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010047519
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1335521
  • (OCoLC)683593945
Label
Urban America, Roman Espejo, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (at conclusion of each chapter) and index
Contents
1. What problems are faced by urban America? -- The government can help end the cycle of urban poverty / Barack Obama -- Government efforts to end urban poverty are counterproductive / Steven Malanga -- Urban blight contributes to crime / Carolyn Y. Johnson -- Urban blight does not constitute a crime / C.R. Sridrhar -- Urban homelessness is a serious problem for African Americans / Maco L. Faniel -- New programs can help end urban homelessness / Ian Merrifield -- 2. What government programs would improve urban America? -- Mixed-income public housing improves urban America / Charles Woodyard -- Mixed-income public housing has not improved urban America / James Tracy -- Urban rail transit benefits cities / Todd Litman -- Urban rail transit does not benefit cities / Randal O'Toole -- 3. How can the lives of urban children be improved? -- Curfews may reduce crime and protect urban youth / Martha Yeide -- Curfews do not reduce crime and protect urban youth / Tony Favro -- Charter schools can benefit urban students / Sharon Higgins and Carolien Grannan -- Mentoring programs help urban youth / Leslie Talmadge -- Not all mentoring programs are effective / Society for Research in Child Development -- 4. What is the future of urban America? -- Smart-growth policies will improve urban areas / Neil Peirce -- Smart-growth policies will harm urban areas / Randal O'Toole -- Downsizing large cities can be beneficial / Brian J. Connolly -- Downsizing large cities is harmful / Roberta Brandes Cruz
Control code
ocn683593945
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
208 p.
Isbn
9780737752496
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010047519
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1335521
  • (OCoLC)683593945

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