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The Penn Press list for fall 2018 includes hardcover releases, first-time paperbacks, and ebook editions intended for scholars, students, and serious general readers worldwide. Click here to explore our forthcoming books, grouped by subject area.

Suburban Differences and Metropolitan Policies
A Philadelphia Story

Oliver P. Williams, Harold Herman, Charles S. Liebman, and Thomas R. Dye

1965 | 368 pages | Cloth $79.95

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Table of Contents

Urban Differentiation and the Governing of Metropolitan Areas
Specialization and Differentiation in the Metropolitan Area
Fiscal Responses: Methods of Analysis
Fiscal Responses: Municipal Programs
Fiscal Responses: School Revenues
Fiscal Responses: Tax Policy
Land-use Policy
Attitudes, Opinions, and Local Policies
Interlocal Cooperation
Functional Transfers: Two Cases
Urban Differentiation and the Future of Metropolitan Government