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Author Widestrom, Amy.

Title Displacing democracy: economic segregation in America / Amy Widestrom
Edition First edition
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (264 pages)
Series American governance: politics, policy, and public law
American governance.
Contents Cover; Contents; Introduction. A Theory of Economic Segregation and Civic Engagement; Chapter 1. Understanding Civic Engagement in Context: Methodology and the Logic of Case Study Selection; Chapter 2. Public Policy and Civic Environments in Urban America; Chapter 3. Economic Segregation and the Mobilizing Capacity of Voluntary Associations; Chapter 4. Economic Segregation, Political Parties, and Political Mobilization; Conclusion. The Dynamics and Implications of Economic Segregation, Civic Engagement, and Public Policy
Appendix A. Vote-Counting Decisions in Atlanta, Kansas City, Milwaukee, and RochesterAppendix B. Interview Protocol and Schedule for Neighborhood Associations, Parent-Teacher Associations, and Churches; Appendix C. Interview Protocol and Schedule for Elected Officials and Public Officials; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z; Acknowledgments
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject City planning -- Political aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Democracy -- United States -- Citizen participation -- Case studies.
Housing policy -- United States -- Case studies.
Neighborhoods -- Political aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Political participation -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Segregation -- Environmental aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Voting -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0812290356 (electronic bk.)
9780812290356 (electronic bk.)