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General Information

Name:  Larry Bennett  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;


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Illinois Connection

Bennett is professor of political science at DePaul University.

Biographical and Professional Information

Larry Bennett earned a M.C.R.P. and Ph.D. in Urban Planning from Rutgers University. He is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Political Science Department at DePaul University. He teaches courses on American politics, focusing on cities, urban politics, and urban policy.


'The Third City ' Certificate of Excellence—Scholarly Publication, Illinois State Historical Society

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The third city :
ISBN: 0226042936. OCLC Number: 688242185

University of Chicago Press,. .

Our traditional image of Chicago--as a gritty metropolis carved into ethnically defined enclaves where the game of machine politics overshadows its ends--is such a powerful shaper of the city's identity that many of its closest observers fail to notice that a new Chicago has emerged over the past two decades. Larry Bennett here tackles some of our more commonly held ideas about the Windy City--inherited from such icons as Theodore Dreiser, Carl Sandburg, Daniel Burnham, Robert Park, Sara Paretsky, and Mike Royko--with the goal of better understanding Chicago as it is now: the third city.

The third city :
ISBN: 9780226323794. OCLC Number: 929824078

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