Triumph of Order
Democracy and Public Space in New York and LondoneBook - 2008
In an effort to create a secure urban environment in which residents can work, live, and prosper with minimal disruption, New York and London established a network of laws, policing, and municipal government in the nineteenth century aimed at building the confidence of the citizenry and creating stability for economic growth. At the same time, these two world cities attempted to maintain an expansive level of free speech and assembly, concepts deeply ingrained in both national cultures. As democracy expanded in tandem with the size of the cities themselves, the two goals clashed, resul.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2008
Characteristics: 1 online resource (395 pages)