Streets of Hope: The Fall and Rise of an Urban Neighborhood / Edition 1

Streets of Hope: The Fall and Rise of an Urban Neighborhood / Edition 1

by Peter Medoff, Holly Sklar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0896084825

ISBN-13: 9780896084827

Pub. Date: 07/01/1999

Publisher: South End Press


Using the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative in Boston's most impoverished neighborhood as a case stuudy, the authors show how effective organizing reinforces neighborhood leadership, encourages grassroots power and leads to successful public-private partnerships and comprehensive community development.--Prof. Norman Krumholz  See more details below

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Using the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative in Boston's most impoverished neighborhood as a case stuudy, the authors show how effective organizing reinforces neighborhood leadership, encourages grassroots power and leads to successful public-private partnerships and comprehensive community development.--Prof. Norman Krumholz

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896084827
Publisher:
South End Press
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Series:
Sociology Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
346
Sales rank:
376,414
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Maps
Introduction1
1Remembering7
2Creating the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative37
3Don't Dump On Us: Organizing the Neighborhood67
4Planning an Urban Village89
5Controlling the Land Through Eminent Domain115
6Land and Housing Development: The Triangle and Beyond145
7Holistic Development: Human, Economic, Environmental169
8The Power of Youth203
9Pathfinders245
Box: DSNI's Declaration of Community Rights202
Notes289
List of Interviews317
Appendix A: Census Data Tables319
Appendix B: Declaration of Community Rights in Spanish and Cape Verdean322
Index325
About the Authors339

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