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Oxford University Press

New York and Los Angeles : the uncertain future

Obrazy
Autor
edited by David Halle, Andrew A. Beveridge
Ausstellungsort
Oxford
Ausgabejahr
2014
Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of Figures . . xi
List of Tables . . xvii
List of Contributors . . xxiii

1. New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future . . 1

PART ONE: Overview
2. The Big Picture: Demographic and Other Changes . . 33
3. The New York and Los Angeles Economies from Boom to Crisis . . 79
4. America's Leading International Trade Centers and their Entrepreneurial Agencies: Challenges and Strategies in the New York and Los Angeles Regions . . 103

PART TWO: Politics and Economics
5. New York City and Los Angeles: Government and Political Influence . . 137
6. Financial, Economic, and Political Crises: From Subprime Loans to Dodd-Frank, Occupy Wall Street, and Beyond . . 154
7. New York City and Los Angeles: Taxes, Budgets, and Managing the Financial Crisis . . 193

PART THREE: Social and Urban Problems
8. Policing, Crime, and Legitimacy in New York and Los Angeles: The Social and Political Contexts of Two Historic Crime Declines . . 219
9. Los Angeles and New York City Schools . . 263
10. How New York and Los Angeles Housing Policies Are Different — and Maybe Why . . 286
11. Residential Diversity and Division: Separation and Segregation among Whites, Blacks, Hispanics, Asians, Affluent, and Poor . . 310

PART FOUR: Immigration and Ethnic Communities
12. New York and Los Angeles as Immigrant Destinations: Contrasts and Convergence . . 343
13. The Transformation of Chinese American Communities: New York vs. Los Angeles . . 358

PART FIVE: Planning and Environmentalism
14. Planning Los Angeles: The Changing Politics of Neighborhood and Downtown Development . . 385
15. A Land Ethic for the City of Water . . 413
16. Environmental and Social Justice Movements and Policy Change in Los Angeles: Is an Inside-Outside Game Possible? . . 445

PART SIX: Culture
17. Los Angeles, Where Architecture Is At . . 469
18. New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago as Depicted in Hit Movies . . 484
19. The Nonprofit Sector in New York City and Los Angeles . . 513

Bibliography . . 533
Index . . 573