Provides a way to access research on urban politics and policy in the United States. Guides readers through major controversies, while evaluating and assessing the subfields of urban politics and policy.
1: Theories, Methods, and Concepts.
2: Theoretical Models in Urban Politics.
3: Research Methods in Urban Politics and Policy.
6: Power in Urban America.
7: Race and Ethnicity in the City.
8: Class and Inequality in the City.
9: Gender in the City.
10: Governance and Politics.
11: Urban Government.
12: Participation in Local Politics.
14: Central Cities and Suburbs.
15: Metropolitan Government.
16: Urban Service Delivery.
17: Urban Management.
18: Budgeting in the City.
20: Urban Economy.
21: Urban Planning and Development.
22: Economic Development.
23: Problems and Policy.
24: Policy Process.
26: Urban Poverty, Public Policy, and the Underclass.
27: Urban Education, Politics, and Policy.
28: Police, Crime, and Crime Prevention.
29: Urban Health, Politics, and Policy.
30: Equal Opportunity in the City.
31: Urban Transportation.
32: Cities and the Environment.
33: National Urban Policy.
Data Sources and Secondary Information Found in Urban Document Centers and State and Local Archives.