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Urban Innovation
Creative Strategies for Turbulent Times

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Volume: 3
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Planning (General)

July 1994 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
How do cities innovate in the face of fiscal austerity? Based on survey data from the Fiscal Austerity and Innovation Project this book reassesses theories of political leadership and government decisionmaking, exploring how various cities have made innovations over the past decade and reviewing 33 specific strategies. The turbulence of the past two decades is critical in reshaping our ways of thinking about how governments work.
Terry Nichols Clark
Introduction: Turbulence and Innovation in Urban America
 
PART ONE: OLD CLEAVAGES AND NEW LEADERS
Terry Nichols Clark
Race and Class versus the New Political Culture
Rowan A Miranda
Containing Cleavages
Parties and Other Hierarchies  
 
PART TWO: MAKING FUNDAMENTAL POLICY CHOICES
Terry Nichols Clark and Edward G Goetz
The Antigrowth Machine
Can City Government Control, Limit or Manage Growth  
Rowan A Miranda and Norman Walzer
Growth and Decline of City Government
 
PART THREE: COPING IN LEAN YEARS II:
MAKING FUNDAMENTAL POLICY CHANGES  
Cal Clark and Oliver Walter
Cuts, Cultures, and City Limits in Reagan's New Federalism
Rowan A Miranda
Contracting Out
A Solution with Limits  
Terry Nichols Clark
Innovations That Work
A Menu of Strategies  

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ISBN: 9780803938007
£112.00