Cities by Contract: The Politics of Municipal Incorporation
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Cities by Contract: The Politics of Municipal Incorporation

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The battle line in the urban conflict lies between the central city and the affluent suburb. The city, needing to broaden its tax base in order to provide increasingly necessary social services, has sought to annex the suburb. The latter, in order to hold down property taxes, has sought independence through incorporation."Cities by Contract" documents and dissects this pro...more
Hardcover, 253 pages
Published March 3rd 1981 by MIT Press (MA)
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