• Educational Economics: Where Do School Funds Go? (Urban Institute Press)

    Imagine if a school were to spend more per pupil on ceramics electives than core science classes. What if a district were to push more funding to wealthy neighborhoods than to impoverished ones? Such policies would provoke outrage. Yet these schools and districts are real.Today's taxpayers spend almost $9,000 per pupil, roughly double what they spe...

    • ASIN: 0877667640
    • Brand: Brand: Urban Institute Press

  • Good Schools Poor Neighborhoods: Defying Demographics, Achieving Success (Urban Institute Press)

    Good Schools in Poor Neighborhoods contrasts highly effective schools serving urban, low-income, minority youth with their more typical, struggling counterparts. Highlighted are two disparate schools: one serving predominately African American students in a large northeastern city and one serving Latino students in a southwestern urban area. Throug...

    • ASIN: 087766742X
    • Brand: Brand: Urban Institute Press

  • 101 Things I Learned® in Urban Design School

    Providing unique, accessible lessons on urban design, this title in the bestselling 101 Things I Learned® series is a perfect resource for students, recent graduates, general readers, and even seasoned professionals.   Students of urban design often find themselves lost between books that are either highly academic or overly formulaic, leaving t...

    • ASIN: 0451496698

  • Terminating Public Programs: An American Political Paradox

    This text examines why and when policies or organizations are terminated, how they can be terminated successfully, and what often prevents them from being terminated. The literature on termination and a variety of case studies are reviewed in order to identify theories supported by research....

    • ASIN: 0765601257
    • Color: Blue
    • Brand: Brand: M E Sharpe Inc

  • Planning for the Unplanned

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

    • ASIN: 0415951305

  • GIS for Housing and Urban Development

    The report describes potential applications of geographic information systems (GIS) and spatial analysis by HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research for understanding housing needs, addressing broader issues of urban poverty and community development, and improving access to information and services by the many users of HUD’s d...

    • ASIN: 0309088747

  • Boom for Whom?: Education, Desegregation, and Development in Charlotte

    Explores political and educational aspects of Charlotte's nationally praised school desegregation efforts.Bringing a new perspective to Charlotte’s landmark school desegregation efforts, Stephen Samuel Smith provides a multi-faceted history of the nationally praised mandatory busing plan and the court battle that led to its ultimate demise. Altho...

    • ASIN: 0791459861
    • Brand: Brand: State University of New York Press

  • Modern Dreams: An Inquiry into Power, Cultural Production, and the Cityscape in Contemporary Urban Penang, Malaysia (Studies on Southeast Asia)

    A fascinating ethnographic study of the cultural politics of urban redevelopment in Kampung Serani, one Penang community, in the 1990s. Through interviews, newspaper reports, and other records, Goh considers changing notions of culture, ethnic identity, and urban space....

    • ASIN: 0877277303

  • A Place at the Table: Participating in Community Building

    This volume challenges librarians to demand a place at the community planning and development table. Describing the experiences and insights of librarians who have blazed trails of community involvement, it outlines practical ways to become involved in policy-making....

    • ASIN: 0838907881
    • Brand: Brand: ALA Editions

  • Profiles in Growth Management: An Assessment of Current Programs and Guidelines for Effective Management

    Book by Porter, Douglas R., Hogue, Barry, Lassar, Terry Jill, Lewis, Robert, Narus, Robert, O'Mara, Paul, Rips, Bruce, Salvesen, David, Ward, Richard C.

    • ASIN: 0874207959
    • Brand: Brand: Urban Land Inst

  • Architecture and Disjunction

    A collection of essays originally published 1975-91 by renowned practicing and theoretical architect Tschumi, including a number of his seminal writings. Dismissing both modernist ideology and postmodern nostalgia, he says buildings should reflect the discontinuity and heterogeneity of the immediate culture. No index. Annotation copyright Book News...

    • ASIN: 0262200945

  • Services for the Urban Poor: Section 3. Action Planning Guidelines for Planners and Engineers (v. 3)

    Action Planning Guidelines: Parts 3a, 3b and 3c is aimed primarily at senior local programme managers, including urban engineers and planners. It proposes a framework for action planning to develop local neighbourhood plans and area service plans for networked infrastructure which focuses on the importance of linking these together through a proces...

    • ASIN: 0906055806

  • A City Transformed: Redevelopment, Race, and Suburbanization in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1940-1980

    As was true of many American cities, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, adopted urban renewal programs in the postwar years to revitalize a downtown that was experiencing economic decline. As the commercial and residential infrastructure of the city decayed, people and jobs migrated to the suburbs. Urban renewal was supposed to make the downtown viable again...

    • ASIN: 0271022086
    • Color: Other

  • Examining Comprehensive School Reform (Urban Institute Press)

    Urban school reformers for decades have tried to improve educational outcomes for underserved and disadvantaged students, with the assistance of constantly evolving federal and state policies. In recent years, education policies have shifted from targeting individual students to developing universal standards for teaching and learning, and comprehe...

    • ASIN: 0877667330

  • Decentralization In Mexico: From Reforma Municipal To Solidaridad To Nuevo Federalismo

    This book assesses the impact of decentralization on Mexico’s intergovernmental relations and examines the constraints upon the devolution of political power from the center to the lower levels of government. It also discusses the distribution of power and authority to governments of opposition parties within the context of a more open political ...

    • ASIN: 0813327792

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