Federal Programs and City Politics: The Dynamics of the Aid Process in Oakland is a book by Jeffrey Pressman about how federal anti-poverty funding for Oakland in the 1960s was secured and administered and how the various elements of the contemporary political scene and structure affected the success/failure of the programs. It also looks at effectiveness of a variety of political strategies and tactics for securing funding and for the empowerment of local underprivileged communities and communities of color. The book is part of the Oakland Project.
When using this book as a reference in Oakland Wiki entries, please use the following format: "Pressman, Jeffrey L. Federal Programs and City Politics: The Dynamics of the Aid Process in Oakland. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1975."