City of Disorder: How the Quality of Life Campaign Transformed New York Politics

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421a and 421b, of the municipal tax code, 104, 110–112
Actuarial society, 18–19
Affirmative action, 193
Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). See Welfare
American Civil Liberties Union, 22, 58
Anarchists, 157
Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), 174
Atlanta, 94
Avenue A Block Association, 154–155
Baltimore, 4, 47, 94
Barrett, Wayne, 22
Baruch Houses, 161
Battery Park City, 103
Beame, Abraham, 38–39, 54, 105
Bedford-Styvesant, Brooklyn, 179
Before Another Shelter Tears Us Apart (BASTA), 134–135, 148–149, 151– 152, 160–161
Bellamy, Carol, 110
Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, 86–87
Boston, 94
Bowery, 74–75, 134
Bratton, William, 11, 45, 125, 138; broken windows theory, 116–117; as chief of Transit Police, 48, 117, 122, 132; and Dinkins, 137, 139; and disorder, 116– 117; and Grand Central Terminal, 132; and prostitution, 88; and quality of life, 142
Broken windows theory, 46–50, 53, 123, 125; and Bratton, 116–117; and disorder, 71–73; and Giuliani, 53, 84, 116– 117; and graffiti, 89; and individualism, 16; and policing, 40, 137; and squeegee men, 140
Brown, Joyce, 78
Brown, Lee, 138–139, 210n77
Brown, Willie, 193
Brown, Yvonne, 210n77
Bryant Park, 160
Bundy, McGeorge, 59
Burawoy, Michael, 26
Bush, George H. W., 51, 98
Business improvement districts (BIDs), 128, 132, 167
Callahan v. Carey, 68, 75
Camp Laguardia, 74
Canarsie, Brooklyn, 20–21, 61, 178
Carter, Jimmy, 21, 111
Central Park, 125
Chicago, 4, 14, 94
City University of New York, 104
Civil enforcement, 123
Civil libertarianism, 31, 57–58, 66, 68– 69; and forced hospitalization, 78–79; and Koch, 80; and Lower East Side, 153–154
Civil rights movement, 119
Cleveland, 94
Clinton, Bill, 114
Coalition for the Homeless. See New York Coalition for the Homeless
Coates v. City of Cincinnati, 58
Cold Weather Emergency Plan, 77
Coles, Catherine, 16–17, 47–48, 72
Communitarianism, 13, 16, 31, 49–50, 53; and Koch, 80
Community Board Five, Brooklyn, 176
Community Board Five, Manhattan, 104

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