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Possibilities and Problems in America"s New Urban Centers

The Rise of Cities (America"s Industrial Society in the Nineteenth Century)

by Suzanne J. Murdico

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Published by Rosen Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Growth,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Urbanization,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8120629M
    ISBN 100823940314
    ISBN 109780823940318
    OCLC/WorldCa51305687

    Refreshingly unbiased, this comprehensive, multi-perspective study on urban America provides an historic overview of the field, emphasizes economic, financial, political, and administrative considerations, and explores some of today's most critical urban issues and problems —such as multiculturalism, the controversy over immigration, poverty, crime, and public education.   Full List: America's Most Exclusive Gated Communities Founded in the mid s, Tuxedo Park in Orange County, N.Y., has long offered white-gloved respite from the outside : Tanya Mohn.

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    Along with the structural challenges faced by urban schools, there are also critical cultural challenges that stand in the way of the successful implementation of RtI models. In our work at New York University’s Metropolitan Center for Urban Education over the course of more than 8 years across 40 districts, we have identified predominant. The great cities of Latin America, to some extent, combine the social problems of Detroit with the promise of a Paris. This is what makes them so exciting to me and to many other urban economists. My serious involvement with Latin American cities began 10 years ago during my first year as an assistant professor at Harvard University.


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