Race, Politics, and Community Development Funding: The Discolor of Money - Bonds, Michael; Feit, Marvin D.
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Share an insider's view of how race and politics impact the distribution of city services and how the promises of elected African Americans and liberal whites to poor communities are often broken. Authored by a noted expert in urban studies, Race, Politics, and Community Development Funding: Th Discolor of Money follows federal money designated to alleviate urban poverty and blight at the local level. Using a variety of research methods, the author shows how key actors (mayor, council members, public bureaucrats) often contribute to the misuse of funds. You'll find helpful charts, tables, an…mehr

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Share an insider's view of how race and politics impact the distribution of city services and how the promises of elected African Americans and liberal whites to poor communities are often broken. Authored by a noted expert in urban studies, Race, Politics, and Community Development Funding: The Discolor of Money follows federal money designated to alleviate urban poverty and blight at the local level. Using a variety of research methods, the author shows how key actors (mayor, council members, public bureaucrats) often contribute to the misuse of funds. You'll find helpful charts, tables, and graphs that illustrate the flow of federal dollars. To view an excerpt online, find the book in our QuickSearch catalog at www.HaworthPress.com.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: HAWORTH PR INC
  • Revised.
  • Seitenzahl: 148
  • 2004
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 213mm x 153mm x 11mm
  • Gewicht: 227g
  • ISBN-13: 9780789021496
  • ISBN-10: 0789021498
  • Best.Nr.: 21859329

Inhaltsangabe

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. CDBG Program Overview
Chapter 3. The Socioeconomic Status of Milwaukee's African Americans
Chapter 4. Surveying the Impact of Race in Milwaukee's Allocation of CDBG Funds
Chapter 5. CDBG Allocation Patterns
Chapter 6. The Unequal and Ugly Effect of Race in the Allocation of CDBG Funds
Chapter 7. Bending Existing CDBG Rules
Chapter 8. Conclusion: How Race Directly Affects the Allocation of CDBG Funds in Milwaukee
Appendix A: Research Methods
References
Index