Democratic Destiny and the District of Columbia : Federal Politics and Public Policy.

This volume conveys a critique of the mayors of Washington, D.C since 1968 and an analysis of public policies that have confronted D.C. since congress granted limited Home Rule. This analysis of public policy problems and assessment of contemporary mayors should be of interest across disciplines-pol...

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Author / Creator: Walters, Ronald W.
Other Authors / Creators:Travis, Toni-Michelle.
Norton, De l. Eleanor Holmes.
Flowers, Angelyn.
Fishman, Darwin.
Harris, Daryl.
Norton, Eleanor Holmes.
Ball, Jared.
Glasper, Kevin L.
Fauntroy, Michael.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books, 2010.
Local Note:Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2022. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Table of Contents:
  • Intro
  • Acknowledgments
  • Foreword
  • 1 Introduction: An Administered System of Government
  • 2 Home Rule for the District of Columbia
  • 3 Walter Washington: Mayor of the Last Colony
  • 4 Marion Barry, Jr.: A Politician for the Times
  • 5 Sharon Pratt Kelly*: The Reform Mayor
  • 6 The High Tide of Pragmatic Black Politics: Mayor Anthony Williams and the Suppression of Black Interests
  • 7 The Mayor as the Head School Master
  • 8 Can Washington, D.C., Youth Speak? Youth, Education, and Race in the Political Socialization Process
  • 9 Banished: Housing Policy in the District of Columbia and the Struggle of Working Families
  • 10 Democracy and Its Impact on Rehabilitative Resources in the District of Columbia
  • 11 The Dynamics of Poverty in the District of Columbia
  • 12 Communicating Liberation in Washington, D.C.
  • 13 Conclusion
  • Index
  • About the Authors.