Cloth $94.00 ISBN: 9780226267906 Published May 1992
Paper $32.50 ISBN: 9780226267913 Published May 1992
E-book $7.00 to $30.00 About E-books ISBN: 9780226267937 Published February 2010

Mayors and Money

Fiscal Policy in New York and Chicago

Ester R. Fuchs

Mayors and Money
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Ester R. Fuchs

376 pages | 15 tables | 6 x 9 | © 1992
Cloth $94.00 ISBN: 9780226267906 Published May 1992
Paper $32.50 ISBN: 9780226267913 Published May 1992
E-book $7.00 to $30.00 About E-books ISBN: 9780226267937 Published February 2010
Chicago and New York share similar backgrounds but have had strikingly different fates. Tracing their fortunes from the 1930s to the present day, Ester R. Fuchs examines key policy decisions which have influenced the political structures of these cities and guided them into, or clear of, periods of economic crisis.
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Toward a Political Theory of the Urban Fiscal Crisis
2. Fiscal Crisis and Fiscal Stress: A Comparative Perspective
3. Depression-Era Fiscal Crises: Political Lessons for Urban Policymakers
4. City Budgets and the Urban Fiscal Condition: Trends in Expenditures
5. City Budgets and the Urban Fiscal Condition: Trends in Revenue and Debt
6. Intergovernmental Relations, Legal Arrangements and the Urban Fiscal Policy Process
7. Interest Groups, the Political Party, and the Urban Fiscal Policy Process
8. Conclusion
Appendix A: Mayoral Administrations
Appendix B: Some Methodological Issues
Appendix C: Census Data Categories
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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