The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism, Bruce Katz
  • List: $19.99  |  Sale: $13.99
    Club: $9.99
    • Facebook Share
    • Twitter Share
    • Pinterest Share

Details

The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism

Author: Bruce Katz, Jeremy Nowak

Narrator: Tristan Morris

Unabridged: 9 hr 49 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 09/11/2018

Genre: Social Science - Sociology - Urban

Synopsis

In their new book, The New Localism, urban experts Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak reveal where the real power to create change lies and how it can be used to address our most serious social, economic, and environmental challenges. Power is shifting in the world: downward from national governments and states to cities and metropolitan communities; horizontally from the public sector to networks of public, private and civic actors; and globally along circuits of capital, trade, and innovation. This new locus of power—this new localism—is emerging by necessity to solve the grand challenges characteristic of modern societies: economic competitiveness, social inclusion and opportunity; a renewed public life; the challenge of diversity; and the imperative of environmental sustainability. Where rising populism on the right and the left exploits the grievances of those left behind in the global economy, new localism has developed as a mechanism to address them head on. New localism is not a replacement for the vital roles federal governments play; it is the ideal complement to an effective federal government, and, currently, an urgently needed remedy for national dysfunction. In The New Localism, Katz and Nowak tell the stories of the cities that are on the vanguard of problem solving. Pittsburgh is catalyzing inclusive growth by inventing and deploying new industries and technologies. Indianapolis is governing its city and metropolis through a network of public, private and civic leaders. Copenhagen is using publicly owned assets like their waterfront to spur large scale redevelopment and finance infrastructure from land sales. Out of these stories emerge new norms of growth, governance, and finance and a path toward a more prosperous, sustainable, and inclusive society. Katz and Nowak imagine a world in which urban institutions finance the future through smart investments in innovation, infrastructure and children and urban intermediaries take solutions created in one city and adapt and tailor them to other cities with speed and precision.

Recommended

Evicted Poverty and Profit in the American City, Matthew Desmond
Evicted
by Matthew Desmond

List: $25.00

Sale: $17.50

Club: $12.50

Narrator: Dion Graham
Published: 03/01/2016

The Death and Life of Great American Cities (50th Anniversary Edition), Jane Jacobs
The Death and Life of Great American ...
by Jane Jacobs

List: $27.50

Sale: $19.25

Club: $13.75

Narrator: Donna Rawlins
Published: 09/13/2011

Savage Inequalities, Jonathan Kozol
Savage Inequalities
by Jonathan Kozol

List: $14.99

Sale: $10.50

Club: $7.49

Narrator: Mark Winston
Published: 03/19/2010

The Road to Character, David Brooks
The Road to Character
by David Brooks

List: $25.00

Sale: $17.50

Club: $12.50

Narrator: Arthur Morey
Published: 04/14/2015

The Power Broker: Volume 3 of 3 Robert Moses and the Fall of New York: Volume 3, Robert A. Caro
The Power Broker: Volume 3 of 3
by Robert A. Caro

List: $24.00

Sale: $16.80

Club: $12.00

Narrator: Robertson Dean
Published: 05/17/2011

Fire in the Ashes Twenty-Five Years Among the Poorest Children in America, Jonathan Kozol
Fire in the Ashes
by Jonathan Kozol

List: $22.50

Sale: $15.75

Club: $11.25

Narrator: Keythe Farley
Published: 08/28/2012

The Social Animal The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement, David Brooks
The Social Animal
by David Brooks

List: $25.00

Sale: $17.50

Club: $12.50

Narrator: Arthur Morey
Published: 03/08/2011

Boom Town The Fantastical Saga of Oklahoma City, its Chaotic Founding... its Purloined  Basketball Team, and the Dream of Becoming a World-class Metropolis, Sam Anderson
Boom Town
by Sam Anderson

List: $25.00

Sale: $17.50

Club: $12.50

Narrator: Sam Anderson
Published: 08/21/2018

Amazing Grace, Jonathan Kozol
Amazing Grace
by Jonathan Kozol

List: $14.99

Sale: $10.50

Club: $7.49

Narrator: Dick Hill
Published: 02/19/2010
{"id":"2405147","ean":"9781977386885","abr":"Unabridged","title":"The New Localism: How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism","subtitle":"How Cities Can Thrive in the Age of Populism","author":"Bruce Katz","rating_average":"0","narrator":"Tristan Morris","ubr_id":"2405147","abr_id":"0","ubr_price":"19.99","abr_price":"0.00","ubr_memprice":"11.99","abr_memprice":"0.00","ubr_narrator":"Tristan Morris","abr_narrator":"","ubr_length":"Unabridged: 9 hr 49 min","abr_length":"Abridged: "}