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The CQ Press Guide to Urban Politics and Policy in the United States will bring the CQ Press reference guide approach to topics in urban politics and policy in the United States. If the old adage that “all politics is local” is even partially true, then cities are important centers for political activity and for the delivery of public goods and services. U.S. cities are diverse in terms of their political and economic development, demographic makeup, governance structures, and public policies. Yet there are some durable patterns across American cities, too. Despite differences in governance and/or geographic size, most cities face similar challenges in the management of public finances, the administration of public safety, and education. And all U.S. cities have a similar legal status ...

Urban Agriculture
Urban Agriculture
Katharine A.Travaline

Urban agriculture. City farming. These phrases may seem to contain stark contradictions. For many Americans, agriculture and farming are not known to happen in cities and urban areas. Rather, we assume that food grows on farms, and farms exist in rural areas, outside cities. But food does grow in ...

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