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Richard T. LeGates
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When was "Future Directions for Urban Government in Britain and America" first published?
(a) 1990.
(b) 1991.
(c) 1987.
(d) 1989.

2. In "Future Directions for Urban Government in Britain and America," the author discusses the developments in the U.S. and U.K. for the past how many years?
(a) 8.
(b) 12.
(c) 15.
(d) 21.

3. What does the author of "Public Parks and the Enlargement of Towns" write advanced a democratic society, taking pressure off of different classes by giving them an area that they can all enjoy?
(a) Vertical dwellings.
(b) Green space.
(c) National parks.
(d) Urban centers.

4. When was "How to Study Urban Political Power" first published?
(a) 1989.
(b) 1992.
(c) 1990.
(d) 1985.

5. When was "A Contemporary City" first published?
(a) 1929.
(b) 1936.
(c) 1926.
(d) 1937.

Short Answer Questions

1. How many residents live in the hypothesized city in "A Contemporary City"?

2. Who is the author of "The Black Underclass"?

3. When was "What is a City?" first published?

4. Who wrote "How to Study Urban Political Power"?

5. "What is a City?" discusses the urban experience as what to human life?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Gerry Stoker define regime theory as in "Regime Theory and Urban Politics"?

2. What three possible city plans are presented in "Urbanism as a Way of Life"?

3. What is detailed in "Broadacre City: A New Community Plan"?

4. What would the outer and inner city contain in "Urbanism as a Way of Life"?

5. What is discussed and proposed in "Of Cooperation in Site Planning, and How Common Enjoyment Benefits the Individual"?

6. What does Oscar Lewis write about in the anthology? What are his theories?

7. What plans and theories are presented in "A Contemporary City"?

8. What questions are posed in John Mollenkopf's "How to Study Urban Political Power"?

9. What picture of the urban poor is depicted in "The Black Underclass"?

10. What are Saskia Sassen's views on development? What article discusses this?

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