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Economic Context of Urban Policy

Norman J. Glickman

Economic Context of Urban Policy

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Published by Univ Texas at Austin Lyndon B .
Written in English

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  • Business/Economics

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    Open LibraryOL11338905M
    ISBN 100899405096
    ISBN 109780899405094

    Downloadable! Over thirty years ago, researchers raised the possibility of an important link between transportation, jobs and prospects for the poor. Decentralized employment, centralized minorities and poor, and inadequate transportation links in between were the context of the urban riots of the 's and posited as a causal factor by by: Studies the socio-economic effects of language policies with a special focus on inclusion, participation, and justice; Offers a truly interdisciplinary perspective on the economic, political, philosophical, and sociolinguistic issues raised by the management of linguistic diversity. Economic context The countries of the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region were hit by a series of political and economic shocks in , including the end of the commodity super-cycle, slower growth in China and Western Europe, and the conflict in Ukraine that followed Russia’s seizure of Crimea and its intervention in Eastern Ukraine.


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