Cover: City Economics, from Harvard University PressCover: City Economics in HARDCOVER

City Economics

Add to Cart

Product Details

HARDCOVER

$91.00 • £72.95 • €82.00

ISBN 9780674019188

Publication Date: 10/30/2005

Short

608 pages

53 line illustrations

World

  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Why Proximity Is Good
  • 3. Cars, Pollution, and Accidents
  • 4. Congestion
  • 5. Mass Transit
  • 6. Land
  • 7. Too Many Cars? Too Much Lawn? Too Much Blight?
  • 8. Rules
  • 9. Water, Sewers, Fire, and Garbage
  • 10. Education
  • 11. Race and Space
  • 12. Race and Policy
  • 13. Housing: The Big Picture
  • 14. Housing and Poor People
  • 15. Homelessness
  • 16. Crime
  • 17. Drugs, Guns, and Alcohol
  • 18. Urban Economic Development
  • 19. Epilogue
  • Glossary
  • Index

Recent News

From Our Blog

Jacket, Menander Rhetor. Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Ars Rhetorica, edited and translated by William H. Race, Loeb Classical Library, Harvard University Press

Speech! Speech!

Loeb Classical Library General Editor Jeffrey Henderson introduces four new volumes on oratory and rhetoric. In spring 2019 the Loeb Classical Library significantly expands its coverage in an area central to public life in both Greece and Rome: the theory and practice of formal speech. Already in Homer’s Iliad, heroism required

‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’

The digital Loeb Classical Library (loebclassics.com) extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.