ERIC Number: EJ324727
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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The Urban Condition: "Plates" Beneath City Surfaces and a New Research Agenda.
Gordon, Margaret T.
Urban Affairs Quarterly, v21 n1 p25-36 Sep 1985
Analyzes factors which have contributed to the poor conditions of large cities: failure of courage to deal with racism; individualism; short-term thinking; political nonaccountability; diversity of peoples and information; loss of faith in leaders and in nation; and threat of nuclear war. Calls for new policy initiatives and outlines an urban research agenda that would address these problems. (KH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - General
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