Urban West Revisited: Governing Cities in Uncertain Times is a revision of an acclaimed 1990s study, updated and colorfully illustrated with more than 200 photos and graphics. The softbound volume sells for $29.95 at sspa.boisestate.edu/publications/.
The book also will be available for purchase at the Center on Main, 1020 W. Main St. in Boise, from 5:30-8 p.m. on First Thursday, April 5. The event, titled “A Celebration of Cities,” will feature a book signing by authors Stephanie Witt, professor of public policy and administration, and James Weatherby, emeritus associate professor of public policy, as well as free trolley tours of the Mercantile District led by historian Jacey Brain. Tours depart from the center at 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Participants will receive a book, a tour and a colorful tour brochure in exchange for a $25 donation to the College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs.