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Who Cleans the Park?
Public Work and Urban Governance in New York City

by John Krinsky and Maud Simont

Offered by The University of Chicago Press Books

 

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America’s public parks are in a golden age. Hundreds of millions of dollars—both public and private—fund urban jewels like Manhattan’s Central Park. Keeping the polish on landmark parks and in neighborhood playgrounds alike means that the trash must be picked up, benches painted, equipment tested, and leaves raked. Bringing this often-invisible work into view, however, raises profound questions for citizens of cities.

288 pages | 5 halftones, 4 line drawings, 3 tables | 6 x 9 | © 2017
Price:  $35.00
ISBN: 9780226435589
Published March 2017