Local democracy under siege : activism, public interests, and private politics / Dorothy Holland ... [et al.].

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : New York University Press, c2007.
Description
xiv, 302 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-284) and index.
Contents
Experimenting with democracy -- Landscapes in transition -- Hope, fear, and political autobiography -- Racial framing -- Public goods for private ends : the redirection of schooling -- Local politics and the contemporary American scene -- Imagining local futures : who sets priorities for the present? -- Public business as usual -- Against American plutocracy : democratizing our communities, one by one -- Counter experiments for democracy : activism on new political terrain -- It's up to us : from local politics to a democratic America?
ISBN
  • 0814736777 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780814736777 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0814736785 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780814736784 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2006030098
OCLC
71350476
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