The City and Radical Social Change

Roussopoulos, Dimitrios
Publisher:  Black Rose Books, Montreal, Canada
Year Published:  1982  
Pages:  344pp   ISBN:  0-919618-82-0
Library of Congress Number:  HT151.C59   Dewey:  306.76
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6208

A collection of essays dealing with the dynamics of the new forces for social change in our urban milieu, discussing how new ideas are contributing to an urban insurgency which could lead to a new city and a new concept of citizenship.


Table of Contents


New Urbanism
The Urban World of Manuel Castells
Understanding the City and Radical Social Change
On Housing
Reform and the Fall of New York City
The Crime Against Public Transportation
Hamilton: how the city was built
Urban Politics in Capitalist Society
City Politics: some possibilities
Reformism and the Urban Question
"One Step Forward, Two (Three?) Steps Back"
The Montreal Economy: The Drapeau Years
Neighbourhood Councils
On Neighbourhood Self-Management
The Future of Montreal and the MCM
The Anatomy of Urban Reform in Toronto
Toronto's Sewell and Urban Reform
Highrises and Super Profits - The Marriage of State and Capital

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