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The Organization of Hope: Communities Planning Themselves / Edition 1
     

The Organization of Hope: Communities Planning Themselves / Edition 1

by Howell S. Baum, Patricia Edwards, James Bohland
 

ISBN-10: 0791431940

ISBN-13: 9780791431948

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Analyzes the future of urban communities and presents models for community planning, taking into account different classes, ethnicities, and cultures.

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

Overview

Analyzes the future of urban communities and presents models for community planning, taking into account different classes, ethnicities, and cultures.

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

PART 1. The Question of Community

1. Introduction

2. The Baltimore Jewish Community, The Associated, and Strategic Planning

3. Southeast Baltimore, the South East Community Organization, and Southeast Community Planning

4 Community, Identity, and Planning

PART 2. Setting Community Boundaries

5. Setting Jewish Community Boundaries: The Affiliated and the Unaffiliated

6. Permeable Southeast Boundaries: Dumping, Loss, and the Decline of Ethnicity

7. Establishing the Boundaries: Investing and Regenerating

PART 3. Defining Good Community Membership

8. Defining the Jewish Community and Good Membership: The Orthodox and the Non-Orthodox

9. The Orthodox, the Non-Orthodox, and Strategic Planning: The Case of Jewish Education

10. Consensus Decision Making

11. Defining Good Membership in Southeast Baltimore: Good-Heartedness, Homeownership, and the Problem of Race

12. Homeownership and Community Preservation

PART 4. Managing Resources

13. Resources in the Jewish Community: The Wealthy and the Nonwealthy

14. Setting Community Priorities

15. Other People's Money: The Challenges of Implementation in Southeast

PART 5 Continuing the Community

16. Continuing the Jewish Community: Older Generations and Younger Generations

17. Continuing the Southeast Community: Old-Timers, Newcomers, and Schools

PART 6 Community, Organizations, Planning, and the City

18. Community Identities

19. Community Organizations Planning for Community

20. Communities and the City

Notes

References

Index

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