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; NetLibrary, Inc.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New York University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2007043257
(OCoLC)176648925
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex S Vitale; NetLibrary, Inc.
ISBN: 9780814788202 0814788203
OCLC Number: 1253378564
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2008. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
Description: xii, 231 p. ; 24 cm.
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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City of Disorder offers something bracing for liberal policy-makers in New York: a blueprint for the realization of their humanistic values through an array of more muscular, activist policies. They Read more...

 
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