The New Chicago: A Social and Cultural Analysis

The New Chicago: A Social and Cultural Analysis

By: John Koval (editor), Larry Bennett (editor), Michael Bennett (editor), Kiljoong Kim (editor), Dr. Fassil Demissie (editor), Roberta Garner (editor)Hardback

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A comprehensive and contemporary view of Chicago, the quintessential American city, that documents its transformation into a postindustrial, global city.

Contents

PART I Introduction Chapter 1 An Overview and Point of View: John P. Koval PART II Converging Forces Chapter 2 Globalization and the Remaking of Chicago: Fassil Demissie Chapter 3 Economic Restructuring: Chicago's Precarious Balance: David Moberg Chapter 4 Chicago's New Politics of Growth: Larry Bennett Chapter 5.1 The Physical Transformation of Chicago's Central Area: Charles Suchar Chapter 5.2 The Emergent Suburban Landscape: Kenneth Fidel Chapter 6 Chicago's Race Relations: Past, Present, and Future: M. Bennett and R. Schaefer PART III The Immigrant Presence Chapter 7 Chicago: The Immigrant Capital of the Heartland: John P. Koval/Kenneth Fidel Chapter 8 Latinos of the New Chicago: Rob Paral Chapter 9 New Polonia: Ghetto Immigrants, Professional Suburbanites, And Urban Cultural Actors: Mary Patrice Erdmans Chapter 10 Asian Indians in Chicago: Padma Rangaswamy Chapter 11 Re-Visioning Filipino American Communities: Evolving Identities, Issues, and Organizations: Yvonne M. Lau Chapter 12 The Korean Presence in Chicago: Kiljoong Kim Chapter 13 Chicago's Chinese Americans: Chinatown and Beyond: Yvonne M. Lau Chapter 14 Immigrants From the Arab World: Louise Cainkar Chapter 15 Immigrants at Work: John P. Koval PART IV Introduction: Contested Reinvention and Civic Agency: Ten Case Studies Chapter 16 The Rebirth of Bronzeville: Contested Space and Contrasting Visions: Michael Bennett Chapter 17 Devon Avenue: A World Market: Padma Rangaswamy Chapter 18 The Affordable Housing Crisis: Complex Causes, Surprisingly Simple Solutions!: Aurie A. Pinneck Howard Stanback Chapter 19 Back To Its Roots: The Industrial Areas Foundation and United Power for Action and Justice: David Moberg Chapter 20 Chicago School Reform: Advancing the Global City Agenda: Pauline Lipman Chapter 21 The Chicago Police Evolution: Contested Reinvention and Managerial Outcomes: David Plebanski and Roberta Garner Chapter 22 Transforming Public Housing: Larry Bennett Chapter 23 Regionalism in A Historically Divided Metropolis: Larry Bennett Chapter 24 Coalition Politics At America's Premier Transportation Hub: Joseph Schwieterman Chapter 25: Urban Beautification: The Construction of A New Identity for Chicago: Costas Spirou PART V Conclusion Chapter 26 Learning From Chicago: Roberta Garner

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592130870
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 384
  • ID: 9781592130870
  • ISBN10: 1592130879

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