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Everyday law on the street : city governance in an age of diversity / Mariana Valverde.

By: Valverde, Mariana, 1955-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Chicago series in law and society: Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2012Description: viii, 247 pages, [6] plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780226921891 (pbk.); 0226921905 (paperback : alkaline paper).Subject(s): Municipal government | Municipal corporations | City planning and redevelopment lawDDC classification: 320.85 VAL Online resources: Table of contents
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-240) and index.

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.

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