By Andrew R. Highsmith
In essentially the most accomplished works but written at the historical past of inequality and metropolitan improvement in smooth the USA, Andrew R. Highsmith makes use of the case of Flint to provide an explanation for how the perennial quest for city renewal—even greater than white flight, company abandonment, and different forces—contributed to mass suburbanization, racial and monetary department, deindustrialization, and political fragmentation. hard a lot of the traditional knowledge approximately structural inequality and the roots of the nation’s “urban crisis,” Demolition skill Progress indicates in bright aspect how public rules and courses designed to revitalize the Flint region finally ended in the hardening of social divisions.
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Demolition Means Progress: Flint, Michigan, and the Fate of the American Metropolis (Historical Studies of Urban America) by Andrew R. Highsmith