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Renewing Hope Within Neighborhoods Of Despair

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Overview

Builds upon the narratives of community development activists to describe how they bring about affordable, quality housing, commercial opportunities and empowerment within poor areas.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791445549
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 4/27/2000
  • Series: Urban Public Policy Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 0.73 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables

Preface

1. Working in the Niche: The Community-Based Development Model

2. Negotiating an Environment for Community Renewal

3. Confronting Ideological Tensions

4. Responding to the Public Sector

5. Interacting with Intermediaries, Foundations, and Other Support Organizations

6. Being a Conscience and a Carpenter: An Organic Theory of Community-based Development

7. The Art of Leveraging

8. Building a Movement by Creating an Industry

9. Creating a Common Culture within the Community Development Movement

10. Traditional and Coalition Advocacy

11. Structuring Complex Interorganizational Systems

Appendix: Learning to Hear and Hearing to Learn: Discussions of Research Methodology

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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