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Timothy A Gibson tells a compelling story about a decade long effort to build a world class downtown in the heart of Seattle Escorting readers in to the backrooms of Seattle s political establishment, Gibson investigates why city leaders are so willing to commit public money to downtown redevelopment projects Examining whether its downtown has really become, as promised, everyone s neighborhood, thereby benefiting all socio economic classes, Securing the Spectacular City uses the Seattle story in order to explore, and ultimately to understand, the larger social and ethical consequences of spectacular downtown revitalization plans....

Title : Securing the Spectacular City: The Politics of Revitalization and Homelessness in Downtown Seattle
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ISBN : 0739105698
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Lexington Books November 5, 2003
Number of Pages : 322 pages
File Size : 767 KB
Status : Available For Download
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