xiii, 374 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Democracy and public problems Managing urban growth : the problem and its civics Rethinking the American West : a civic intermediary and the movement for "quality growth" in Utah The grassroots-to-grasstops dynamic : slum redevelopment and accountability in Mumbai The civics of economic restructuring The hyper-organized region : leading the next "new economy" in Pittsburgh Progressive regionalism and entrepreneurial government : democratization and competitive restructuring in the greater ABC, Brazil Leading change in child and youth well-being From the ballot box to better results : cross-sector accountability in the San Francisco children's movement Rights, conflict, and civic capacity : meeting the needs of poor children and families in postapartheid Cape Town Conclusion.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -357) and index.