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Chicago Politics Ward by Ward
<p>"It does not belong on a shelf but in the hands of community activists, politicians, reporters and campaign workers who want to get a better understanding of ward politics in Chicago." --Lawndale News-West Side Times<p>..". enough lively tidbits in a breezily written way to keep any Chicago City Council political junkie awake." --Pioneer Press<p>..". ...more
Paperback, 388 pages
Published October 1st 1988 by Indiana University Press
(first published January 1st 1988)
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Nov 10, 2007 Kevin Karpiak rated it 1 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Historians of Chicagoan Social Science
There was a time when I imagine this was an indespensible text for anyone interested in Chicago politics, with its sketches of the political-economic background of each of the city's wards. Now it is so out of date as to be meaningless. A new edition would be a gift to the world.