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The Underclass Question

Edited by Bill Lawson

African American philosophers discuss "underclass"

232 pages | 6 x 9

Contested Lands

Robert J. Mason

Mason explores the changing politics of place in New Jersey's Pine Barrens

256 pages | 6 x 9


Beyond the City Limits

Urban Policy and Economic Restructuring in Comparative Perspective

John R. Logan

Challenging the notion that there is a single, global process of economic restructuring to which cities must submit

288 pages


The Reconquest of Montreal

Language Policy and Social Change in a Bilingual City

Marc V. Levine

An examination of the nature of the linguistic transformation of Montreal and the role of public policy in promoting it

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 tables, 1 maps



Race and Uneven Development

Joe T. Darden

Examining the genesis of modern Detroit as a hub of wealth and poverty

336 pages | 6 x 9 | 21 tables 9 map(s) 2 figures



Race, Class, and the Response to Urban Decline

Gregory D. Squires

The social, economic, and political costs of the growth ideology for the Windy City

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 6 tables 4 map(s) 2 figures