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NY and LA Book Launch

Subject line: "Celebrate the Launch of *New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future* on Thursday, May 16th, 5-7pm at the CUNY Graduate Center"

Please join us to celebrate the publication of:

New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future 

Edited by David Halle and Andrew Beveridge (Oxford University Press, May, 2013)

This book provides in-depth comparative studies of the two largest cities and metropolitan areas in the US.  Written by leading experts and based upon the most current information available from the Census and other sources, New York and Los Angeles: The Uncertain Future offers an essential guide for understanding the many forces that determine the future of our cities.  (Available at AmazonBarnes & Noble, and other booksellers.)

You are invited to:
A Book Launch Celebration (panel discussion and reception)

Thursday, May 16, 5pm - 7pm
at the CUNY Graduate Center
365 5th Avenue at 34th St. (sixth floor), New York, NY
Free and open to the public.  

Forum Participants to Include: 

  • Jeffrey Fagan, Columbia Law School, “Policing, Crime and Legitimacy in New York and Los Angeles: The Social and Political Contexts of Two Historic Crime Declines.”  (co-author John MacDonald)           
  • Andrew Beveridge, Queens College/CUNY Graduate Center, and Sydney Beveridge, Social Explorer, “The Big Picture: Demographic and Other Changes.” 
  • David Halle, UCLA, and Andrew Beveridge, “Financial and Economic Crisis and the Politics of Ongoing Dramas.”
  • Andrew Beveridge, "Residential Diversity and Division: Separation and Segregation among Whites, Blacks, Hispanics, Asians, Affluent, and Poor." (co-authors Eddie Telles and Beth DuFault)
  • Nancy Foner, Hunter College/CUNY Graduate Center, “New York and Los Angeles as Immigrant Destinations: Contrasts and Convergence.” (co-author Roger Waldinger)  
  • William Kornblum, CUNY Graduate Center, "A Land Ethic for the City of Water." (co-authors Kristen Van Hooreweghe and Steve Lang)
  • Susan Fainstein, Harvard University "The New York and Los Angeles Economies from Boom to Crisis." (co-author David Gladstone)
  • Rick Bell, NY Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, "Los Angeles, Where Architecture Is At."
  • Margaret M. Chin, Hunter College/CUNY Graduate Center, "The Transformation of Chinese American Communities: New York vs. Los Angeles." (co-authors Min Zhou and Rebecca Kim)
  • George Sweeting, NYC Independent Budget Office, "New York City and Los Angeles: Taxes, Budgets, and Managing the Financial Crisis." (co-author Andrea Dinneen)

Other Book Topics and Contributors:

  • International Trade Centers (Jameson W. Doig, Steven P. Erie, and Scott A. MacKenzie)
  • Politics (John Mollenkopf and Raphael J. Sonenshein)
  • Schools (Julia Wrigley)
  • Housing (Ingrid Gould Ellen and Brendan O’Flaherty)
  • Planning LA (Andrew Deener, Steven P. Erie, Vladimir Kogan, and Forrest Stuart)
  • Environmental Policy Change in Los Angeles (Martha Matsuoka and Robert Gottlieb)
  • New York, LA, and Chicago as Depicted in Hit Movies (Eric Vanstrom, Jan Reiff, and Ted Nitschke)
  • Nonprofit Organizations (Helmut K Anheier, David Howard, and Marcus Lam)  

We look forward to seeing you at the event.  



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