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TITLE : City Bound How States Stifle Urban Innovation

Many major american cities are defying the conventional wisdom that suburbs are the communities of the future but as these urban centers prosper they increasingly confront significant constraintspressestimmen frug and barron examine the balance between state and local control in seven cities asserting that state control distorts and fragments policy making across a number of issues including education land use and taxationcity bound many major american cities are defying the conventional wisdom that suburbs are the communities of the future but as these urban centers prosper they increasingly confront significant constraints in city bound gerald e frug and david j barronits an important book especially if you have an interest in local government law but you can get the point of it just from its subtitle that point being that state governments often prevent cities from doing beneficial thingsthis chapter builds on the conclusions of chapter 3 using the metaphor of romance to assess the rise of cities as they have engaged states and international organizations and vice versa

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