J. Phillip Thompson
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Phillip Thompson is an urban planner and political scientist. Before entering academic life, Phil worked as Deputy General Manager of the New York Housing Authority and as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Housing Coordination. Thompson's latest book is Double Trouble: Black Mayors, Black Communities, and the Struggle for a Deep Democracy (Oxford University Press, 2005), and he has a recent article in The New Labor Forum entitled “What Are Labor’s True Colors?”


Lectures:

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flag Sustaining Cities: Environment, Economic Development, and Empowerment
as author at  MIT World Series: Changing Cities: Celebrating 75 Years of Planning Better Futures at MIT,
together with: Judith Layzer, Jason Corburn, Christopher Zegras, Adil Najam, Lawrence J. Vale (moderator),
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  debate
flag Planning After Katrina: What Have We Learned so Far?
as author at  MIT World: One Host Fits All,
together with: Susan Fainstein (moderator), Stephen D. Villavaso, Jon Witten,
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flag How Can Communities, Cities and Regions Recover From Disaster?
as author at  MIT World Series: Big Questions After Big Hurricanes 2005,
together with: Lawrence J. Vale, Thomas A. Kochan,
2520 views
  lecture
flag Race, Politics and American Media
as author at  MIT Communications Forum,
together with: Juan Williams, David Thorburn,
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