The city in crisis / edited by Irwin Isenberg.


New York : H.W. Wilson Company, 1968.

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Subjects Cities and towns -- United States.
Cities and towns.
City Planning -- United States.
City planning -- United States.
City planning.
Émeutes -- États-Unis.
Riots -- United States.
Riots.
United States.
Urbanisme -- États-Unis.
Villes -- États-Unis.
Series Reference shelf ; v. 40, no. 1.
Description 246 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Copyright Date 1968.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Summary The book deals with the urban ghettos and race riots of the 1960's including Watts, Detroit, Chicago, and Newark.
Contents I. Riots: causes and consequences. An American tragedy, 1967, Detroit / Newsweek ; The hard-core ghetto mood / Newsweek ; Blow-up in the cities / New Republic ; A concept of black power / Nathan Wright, Jr. ; The Negro as a victim / Will Lissner ; Few Negroes in white-collar jobs / Robert B. Semple, Jr. ; Watts -- "remarkably the same" / John C. Waugh ; On-the-spot in Watts / Anne Henehan ; Rebuilding Detroit / Ronald G. Shafer ; Newark's new woe: possible depression / Earl C. Gottschalk, Jr. ; Anarchy growing threat to big cities? / U.S. News and World Report ; After the riots: a survey / Newsweek ; Investment in ghetto real estate / Max Frankel -- II. A multitude of urban woes. The plight of our cities / Senior Scholastic ; Scope of model-city task / Robert Cahn ; The department of headaches / Wolf Von Eckardt ; In pursuit of education / Newsweek ; Schools in the cities / S.M. Brownell ; The menace in our dirty air / Senior Scholastic ; Why big-city financing is in a mess / Business Week -- III. Meeting the challenge. A presidential plan to improve the cities / Lyndon B. Johnson ; The urbanologists / Time ; Rebuilding the slums / James Ridgeway ; Breakthrough in mass transit / U.S. News and World Report ; Big cities do have a future / U.S. News and World Report ; A senator's remedy / Joseph S. Clark ; The city as a work of art / Paul D. Spreiregen -- IV. The new towns. Answer to urban sprawl? / U.S. News and World Report ; New cities are big business / James Ridgeway ; The case for building 350 new towns / Wolf Von Eckardt ; How Europe combats urban sprawl / Brendan Jones ; The world housing crisis / Charles Abrams.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)245673
(OCoLC)ocm00245673
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WorldCat Identities Isenberg, Irwin,
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