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The Urban Origins of Suburban Autonomy

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HARDCOVER

$80.00 • £64.95 • €72.00

ISBN 9780674015319

Publication Date: 02/28/2005

Short

280 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 halftone, 10 line illustrations, 3 maps, 2 tables

World

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Urbanism, Infrastructure, Politics
  • 1. Private Benefits, Public Goods
  • 2. Independent Yonkers, Expansionist New York
  • 3. Greater New York and Later Annexation Schemes
  • 4. Expansionist Jersey City and Its Discontents
  • 5. The Rise and Fall of Greater Newark
  • Conclusion: The Evolution of Urban Politics
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Co-Winner, 2006 Best Book Award, Urban Politics Section of the American Political Science Association
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