City of disorder : how the quality of life campaign transformed New York politics (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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City of disorder : how the quality of life campaign transformed New York politics

Author: Alex S Vitale; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New York University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses New York's zero tolerance campaign against what was perceived to be an increase in disorder that directly threatened social and economic stability

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex S Vitale; ebrary, Inc.
OCLC Number: 1200862420
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: xii, 231 p.
Contents: Introduction --
Conceptualizing the paradigm shift --
Defining the "quality of life" paradigm --
Defining urban liberalism --
The rise of disorder --
Globalization and the urban crisis --
The transformation of policing --
The community backlash --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Alex S. Vitale.

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"In City of Disorder, Vitale provides a wise and balanced analysis of the preoccupation with social order in New York City that flowered under Giuliani's watch. On the one side, neoliberal housing Read more...

 
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