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Valverde, Mariana, 1955-
Everyday law on the street : city governance in an age of diversity / Mariana Valverde
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  K3431 .V35 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Municipal government
Municipal corporations
City planning and redevelopment law
Physical Description viii, 247 pages, [6] plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-240) and index
Contents The law of the street corner -- The legal regulation of taste : annoying noises, unkempt yards, and the "quality and tranquility of life" -- City bureaucrats and village elders : the dysfunctional dance of local governance -- Law without rights : zoning, poverty, and the normative family home -- "Putting diversity on the menu" : the municipal corporation and the micromanagement of street life -- Driving a taxi : city fathers' myth of immigrant self-employment -- From local to global and back again : mosques and the politics of local planning -- The death of planning and the challenges of diversity : concluding reflections
NOTE 521046
Series Chicago series in law and society

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