Readings

SES # TOPICS READINGS
1 Legal

Frug, Gerald. "The City as a Legal Concept." Harvard Law Review 93, no. 6 (1980): 1059-1060 and 1095-1120.

Barron, David. "A Localist Critique of the New Federalism." Duke Law Journal 51, no. 377 (2001): 390-397.

Briffault, Richard. "Our Localism: Part I - The Structure of Local Government Law." Columbia Law Review 90, no. 1 (1990): 1-6.

Ford, Richard. "Law's Territory: A History of Jurisdiction." Michigan Law Review 97, no. 843 (1999): 858-861 and 913-928.

2 Political

Peterson, Paul. "Who Should Do What? Divided Responsibility in the Federal System." The Brookings Review 13, no. 2 (1995): 6-11.

Amazon logo Bridges, Amy. Morning Glories: Municipal Reform in the Southwest. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1999, pp. 12-17 and 207-222. ISBN: 0691010099.

Amazon logo Caro, Robert. The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York. New York, NY: Vintage Press, 1975, pp. 71-76, 172-176, and 15-20. ISBN: 0394720245.

Cohen, Cathy, and Michael Dawson. "Neighborhood Poverty and African American Politics." American Political Science Review 87, no. 2 (1993): 286-302.

Amazon logo Lewis, Paul. Shaping Suburbia. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996, pp. 208-225. ISBN: 0822955954.

Amazon logo Dreier, Peter, et al. Place Matters. Wichita, KS: University Press of Kansas, 2005, pp. 218-226, 251-254, and 257-260. ISBN: 0700613641.

3 Social

Wirth, Louis. "Urbanism as a Way of Life." The American Journal of Sociology 44, no. 1 (1938): 1-24.

Amazon logo Young, Iris. Inclusion and Democracy. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2002, pp. 133-141. ISBN: 0198297556.

Harris, Fredrick. "Something Within: Religion in African-American Political Activism." Journal of Politics 56, no. 1 (1994): 42-68.

Amazon logo Della Porta, Donatella, and Mario Diani. Social Movements: An Introduction. Boston, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2006, pp. 89-98, 145-150, and 188-191. ISBN: 1405102829.

4 Economic

Harvey, David. "From Managerialism to Entrepreneurialism." Geografiska Annaler 71, series B (1989): 3-17.

Amazon logo Logan, John, and Harvey Molotch. Urban Fortunes: The Political Economy of Place. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1988, pp. 1-4 and 32-39. ISBN: 0520063414.

Amazon logo Savitch, H. V., and Paul Kantor. Cities in the International Marketplace. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004, pp. 29-54. ISBN: 0691120145.

Amazon logo Shefter, Martin. Political Crisis, Fiscal Crisis. New York, NY: Basic Books, 1987, pp. 219-235. ISBN: 0231079435.

Amazon logo Sellers, Jeffrey. Governing from Below. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002, pp. 178-190. ISBN: 0521651530.