The Organization of Hope: Communities Planning Themselves / Edition 1

The Organization of Hope: Communities Planning Themselves / Edition 1

by Howell S. Baum
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791431940

ISBN-13: 9780791431948

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: State University of New York Press

The Organization of Hope tells the stories of a Jewish community and a white ethnic community as they plan for their futures. Though they differ in class, ethnicity, and culture, they struggle with the same questions: What identity will hold their communities together? How can they plan for their communities’ economic, social, and spiritual survival? The…  See more details below

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The Organization of Hope tells the stories of a Jewish community and a white ethnic community as they plan for their futures. Though they differ in class, ethnicity, and culture, they struggle with the same questions: What identity will hold their communities together? How can they plan for their communities’ economic, social, and spiritual survival? The book analyzes the future of urban communities, and presents models for community planning.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791431948
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
SUNY series in Urban Public Policy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
318
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.71(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction3
Ch. 2The Baltimore Jewish Community, The Associated, and Strategic Planning15
Ch. 3Southeast Baltimore, the South East Community Organization, and Southeast Community Planning31
Ch. 4Community, Identity, and Planning45
Ch. 5Setting Jewish Community Boundaries: The Affiliated and the Unaffiliated55
Ch. 6Permeable Southeast Boundaries: Dumping, Loss, and the Decline of Ethnicity69
Ch. 7Establishing the Boundaries: Investing and Regenerating85
Ch. 8Defining the Jewish Community and Good Membership: The Orthodox and the Non-Orthodox101
Ch. 9The Orthodox, the Non-Orthodox, and Strategic Planning: The Case of Jewish Education115
Ch. 10Consensus Decision Making135
Ch. 11Defining Good Membership in Southeast Baltimore: Good-Heartedness, Homeownership, and the Problem of Race147
Ch. 12Homeownership and Community Preservation167
Ch. 13Resources in the Jewish Community: The Wealthy and the Nonwealthy183
Ch. 14Setting Community Priorities195
Ch. 15Other People's Money: The Challenges of Implementation in Southeast211
Ch. 16Continuing the Jewish Community: Older Generations and Younger Generations229
Ch. 17Continuing the Southeast Community: Old-Timers, Newcomers, and Schools247
Ch. 18Community Identities265
Ch. 19Community Organizations Planning for Community275
Ch. 20Communities and the City289
Notes293
References301
Index309

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