Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 August 2008

624 Pages | 100 illus.

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195313086

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Bookseller Code (06)

The Urban Experience

Economics, Society, and Public Policy

Barry Bluestone, Mary Huff Stevenson, and Russell Williams

  • An extraordinarily comprehensive new textbook, grounded in real life experiences, about 21st century American cities and what it's like to live in them-the realities of how they're governed and how they change
  • Easily accessible and written from a love of the metropolis, this highly interdisciplinary book combines economic principles, social insight, and political realities to help the reader understand how modern U.S. cities and suburbs function
  • Weaves patterns of human behavior in an urban context that is continuously changing, creating a deep appreciation about our own surroundings

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