While most historians, journalists, and filmmakers have focused on Los Angeles as a bastion of corporate greed, business boosterism, political corruption, cheap labor, exploited immigrants, and unregulated sprawl, qThe Next Los Angeles qtells a different story: that of the reformers and radicals who have struggled for alternative visions of social and economic justice. In a new preface, the authors reflect on the gathering momentum of L.A.'s progressive movement, including the 2005 landslide victory of Antonio Villaraigosa as mayor.2, Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR), UCLA (Los Angeles, 1986); and authorsa#39; communication with ... Greg Mitchell, The Campaign of the Century: Upton Sinclaira#39;s Race for Governor of California and the Birth of Media Politics ( New York: Random House, 1992), 577-80. 8. ... and Despair in Los Angeles, aquot; in The City: Los Angeles and Urban Theory at the End of Notes to Pages 139-143 / 247.
|Title||:||The Next Los Angeles|
|Author||:||Robert Gottlieb, Regina Freer, Mark Vallianatos, Peter Dreier|
|Publisher||:||Univ of California Press - 2006-07-08|