ISBN-10:
1452226784
ISBN-13:
9781452226781
Pub. Date:
09/15/2012
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Urban Issues: Selections from CQ Researcher / Edition 6

Urban Issues: Selections from CQ Researcher / Edition 6

by CQ Researcher
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Overview

Can government end homelessness? Can violent crime be reduced in inner cities? Will spending more on mass transit ease congestion?

These are just some of the provocative questions your students will find in the new edition of CQ Researcher's Urban Issues. For current coverage of urban politics, your students will appreciate the balanced and unbiased reporting of CQ Researcher. Urban Issues gives them a window into how policy is made and implemented and is sure to spark classroom debate. Advancing critical thinking, each report includes the following useful features:

  • a pro/con box that examines two competing sides of a single question;
  • a detailed chronology;
  • an annotated bibliography and web resources; and
  • photos, charts, graphs, and maps.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452226781
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 09/15/2012
Edition description: Sixth Edition
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

CQ Researcher is the choice of librarians, researchers, and students seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on the most vital issues shaping our world. Each weekly report offers in-depth, unbiased coverage of a single topic. Written by CQ Press's staff of experienced reporters, these reports provide up-to-date information on a wide range of social, economic, political, environmental, and international issues.

Table of Contents

I. EDUCATION
1. School Reform
2. Fixing Urban Schools
II. LAND USE AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
3. Blighted Cities
4. Downtown Renaissance
5. Attracting Jobs
6. Rapid Urbanization
7. Aging Infrastructure
8. High-Speed Trains
III. LAW ENFORCEMENT
9. Police Misconduct
IV. RACE, CLASS AND ETHNICITY
10. Domestic Poverty
11. Immigration Conflict
12. Child Poverty

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