Hayward recommends shifting political authority away from local communities where powerful private interests exert control over zoning decisions to regional or metropolitan levels of governance, which could facilitate coalition-building and more inclusive urban planning initiatives.
Kevin K. Gaines
Kevin K. Gaines is Robert Hayden Collegiate Professor of History and Afroamerican and African Studies at University of Michigan’s College of Literature, Science and the Arts.
Posts by Kevin K. Gaines
The story of Delyte Morris and the Southern Illinois University he created is what Robert A. Harper calls “a story of unlikely success and a tragic end.” It does read like an American tragedy, somehow, based in a rustic start, ambition, ingenuity, and the fallibility of good intentions.