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Title:
Regionalism and realism : a study of governments in the New York metropolitan area
Author:
Benjamin, Gerald.
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Publication Information:
Washington, DC : Brookings Institution Press, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xviii, 308 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
General Note:
"A Century Foundation Book."
Language:
English
Contents:
Part One, Understanding regionalism. The New York region : 2,179 governments -- The values of regionalism -- Part Two, Regionalism and the New York City experience. One grand and glorious city -- Creating real local government in New York City -- The limits of metropolitanism. Part Three, Functional regionalism. Across state lines : the Port Authority -- Single-state agencies : the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and New Jersey Transit -- Part Four, The regional idea in subregional settings. The persistence of suburban localism -- Two approaches : bottom up and top down -- Part Five, The nation in the regional arena. The case of solid waste -- Part Six, Conclusion. Lessons for the future.
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ISBN:
9780815700883

9780815700876
Format :
Book

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