Community Organizing: Building Social Capital as a Development Strategy / Edition 1

Community Organizing: Building Social Capital as a Development Strategy / Edition 1

by Ross J. Gittell, Avis C. Vidal
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803957920

ISBN-13: 9780803957923

Pub. Date: 06/10/1998

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book provides new insights into an important national community development challenge: how to stimulate the formation of genuinely community-based organizations and effective citizen action in neighborhoods that have not spawned these efforts spontaneously.

Using evaluation research and detailed comparative study of community development activity in

Overview

This book provides new insights into an important national community development challenge: how to stimulate the formation of genuinely community-based organizations and effective citizen action in neighborhoods that have not spawned these efforts spontaneously.

Using evaluation research and detailed comparative study of community development activity in three diverse demonstration sites; Little Rock, New Orleans and Palm Beach county, the authors identify key elements of building social capital which strongly affect community development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803957923
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/10/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Social Capital and Networks in Community Development
Framing the LISC Demonstration
A Social Capital Perspective on Community Development Practice
Getting off to a Good Start
Positioning the Program in the Field
Organizing CDCs and Developing Indigenous Leadership
Building Relationships with the Private Sector
Transition and its Consequences
Lessons
Building Social Capital

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