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Arthur M. Louis. Harper's Magazine 250(1496), January 1975, 67-71.
Considers the nation's fifty largest cities in 24 categories. Found that "[Newark] ranked among the worst five cities in no fewer than nineteen of the twenty-four categories, and it was dead last in nine of them. Rutgers-restricted Access
U.S. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Currency. Subcommittee on Banking and Currency. Hearing. September 8, 1972.
"Hearing in Newark, N.J., before the Subcom on Housing on local operation of Federal housing and urban development programs, with emphasis on model cities and public housing programs and FHA operations in the center city." Rutgers-restricted Access
Mark Krasovic. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2016.
"The Newark Frontier shows how, during the Great Society, urban liberalism adapted and grew, defining itself less by centralized programs and ideals than by administrative innovation and the small-scale, personal interactions generated by community action programs, investigative commissions, and police-community relations projects." Available?
The Fixers: Devolution, Development, and Civil Society in Newark, 1960-1990
Julia Rabig. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2016
"Understanding how some individuals and organizations in the complex and vibrant landscape of 1960s activism came to act as fixers illuminates two intertwined developments that shaped twentieth-century US history: the uneven political incorporation of black Americans and the evolution of the urban crisis...To understand why fixers emerged in the late 1960s and what distinguishes them, we must first understand the problems they promised to address, problems that Newark shared with many other cities around the country but that were also exacerbated by New Jersey’s particular history of localism and suburban expansion." Available?
Julia Rabig. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Pennsylvania, 2007.
"This dissertation explores the enduring conflicts over race, federalism, and local self-determination in postwar U.S. cities through the experience of Newark, New Jersey... Newark's residents and their suburban neighbors mounted imaginative challenges to the city's decline, many of which resonated nationally among policymakers and residents of similarly distressed cities." Available?
Alan Drew Cander. Ph.D. Thesis, Rutgers University, 2011.
"Using a three-pronged qualitative methodology based on semi-structured interviews, archival analysis, and site visits, I conducted case studies of four urban redevelopment projects (two in one neighborhood) in Newark, New Jersey spanning a fifty-year period and revealing several overarching themes."
"State, Meet the Ghetto: Researching the Great Society in Newark."
United States. Congress. Senate. Special Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Involuntary Relocation of the Elderly. Hearings. Oct. 26, 1962. Washington, D.C., 1963.
The elderly were among the populations most affected by urban renewal projects.
"Urban Renewal and Civil Rights,"
Stanley B. Winters. Studies on the Left 4(3), Summer 1964, pp. 16-31.
"The involuntary removal of large numbers of Negroes from their homes, businesses, churches and communities through the operations of a joint private and public program makes urban renewal a civil rights problem of enormous magnitude." Available?
Newark, N.J. Central Planning Board. Prepared with the assistance of the Newark Commission for Neighborhood Conservation and Rehabilitation. 1961.
"[This report] is divided into three parts: principal elements of a continuing 10-year renewal program; community elements; and methods and techniques. This study embodies the experience and knowledge gained from an extensive analysis of Newark's renewal problems." Available?
Debra Kim Flippen. Thesis (M.C.P.) Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 1981.
"Renaissance Newark, Inc. represents a collaboraiton between private sector business leaders and government officials to plan and facilitate redevelopment in the downtown...The proposal, with its emphasis on the downtown exclusively, raises questions about its impact on the city as a whole.
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Newark, N.J., Greater Newark Chamber of Commerce, 1977.
"The "Newark Experience" is an 11-category, 10-year review of the city's progress in the areas of economic development, transportation, municipal finance, protective services, residential development, education, health care, hospital development, recreation and parks, preservation of our heritage, and cultural activities." Available?
Mark Alan Hughes. Journal of the American Planning Association 57(3), Summer 1991, 288-298.
"During the 1980s, northern New Jersey underwent a development surge that extended the metropolitan periphery and dramatically shifted employment across a larger and more dispersed set of locations throughout the region. This article explores the implications of this emerging settlement structure for employment accessibility from the region's center, the city of Newark. Rutgers-restricted Access