Urban Political Development in the US and Canada

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Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Thursday, September 27, 20181:00PM - 5:00PMSidney Smith Hall, Room 3130
100 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario
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Please join us for a workshop devoted to understanding urban political development in the US and Canada.


Desmond King (Oxford) and Margaret Weir (Brown): Race, Redistribution and the Anxieties of Local Democracy (1:10 – 2:00 pm)
Discussant: Sara Hughes (Toronto)

Nicholas Jacobs (Virginia): The Political Dynamics of “Creative Federalism”: President Johnson, the Mayors, and the Development of Federal-Local Urban Policy in the 1960s (2:00 – 2:50 pm)
Discussant: Zack Taylor (Western)

Mirya Holman (Tulane): Urban Fiscal Crises and the Renegotiation of City-State Relations in American Political Development (3:10 – 4:00 pm)
Discussant: Connor Ewing (Toronto)

Richardson Dilworth (Drexel): Meaning and Method in the Marriage of Urban Politics and American Political Development (4:00 – 4:50 pm)
Discussant: Jack Lucas (Calgary)

No registration required.


Rob Vipond


Desmond King

Margaret Weir

Richardson Dilworth

Mirya R. Holman

Nicholas F. Jacobs

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