A Phoenix In The Ashes

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A Phoenix in the Ashes

In the years following its near-bankruptcy in 1976 until the end of the 1980s, New York City came to epitomize the debt-driven, deal-oriented, economic boom of the Reagan era. Exploring the interplay between social structural change and political power during this period, John Mollenkopf asks why a city with a large minority population and a long tradition of liberalism elected a conservative mayor who promoted real-estate development and belittled minority activists. Through a careful analysis of voting patterns, political strategies of various interest groups, and policy trends, he explains how Mayor Edward Koch created a powerful political coalition and why it ultimately failed.

Specifications of A Phoenix in the Ashes

GENERAL
AuthorJohn Hull Mollenkopf
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
EditionReprint
ISBN-10069103673X
ISBN-139780691036731
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Number Of Pages280
Publication Date1994-08-23
DIMENSIONS
Height9.21 inch.
Length6.14 inch.
Width0.72 inch.
Weight0.9 pounds.

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