Camden After the Fall

Camden After the Fall chronicles the history of a classic post-industrial American city and points toward a sustained urban revitalization strategy for the twenty-first century.

Camden After the Fall
Decline and Renewal in a Post-Industrial City

Howard Gillette, Jr.

2005 | 344 pages | Cloth $49.95 | Paper $26.50
American History | Public Policy
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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction

PART I. SHIFTING FORTUNES
Chapter 1. A City That Worked
Chapter 2. Camden Transformed

PART II. SHIFTING POWER
Chapter 3. To Save Our City
Chapter 4. From City to County: The Rise of the Suburban Power Structure

PART III. SHIFTING STRATEGY
Chapter 5. The Downtown Waterfront: Changing Camden's Image
Chapter 6. The Neighborhoods: Not by Faith Alone
Chapter 7. The Courts: Seeking Justice and Fairness

PART IV. SHIFTING PROSPECTS
Chapter 8. The Politics of Recovery
Chapter 9. Future Camden: Reinventing the City, Engaging the Region

Conclusion
Note on Sources
Notes
Index
Acknowledgments