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Consensus and Compromise: Creating the First National Urban Policy Under President Carter
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Consensus and Compromise: Creating the First National Urban Policy Under President Carter (Paperback)

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Based on the experiences of the author Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich, who was the executive director of the first National Urban Policy process, and historical archives, this book analyzes the actions of President Carter, HUD Secretary Patricia Roberts Harris, other Cabinet members, and the professionals leading the process. Consensus and Compromise outlines the negotiation of power, principles, and priorities necessary to ensure the successful creation of the first National Urban Policy.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentCentral governmentCentral government policies Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 23/02/2006 ISBN-13: 9780761833550  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dr. Scruggs-Leftwich is a Professor at the National Labor College and a private consultant, essayist, and commentator. A former Fulbright Fellow in Germany, she also earned her Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning and Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania. She has written over 100 publications, has contributed to a number of scholarly and current-events books and publications, and her op-eds have appeared in publications such as Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Newsday, and Women's eNews.

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