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The Resource Contesting community : the limits and potential of local organizing, James DeFilippis, Robert Fisher, Eric Shragge

Contesting community : the limits and potential of local organizing, James DeFilippis, Robert Fisher, Eric Shragge

Label
Contesting community : the limits and potential of local organizing
Title
Contesting community
Title remainder
the limits and potential of local organizing
Statement of responsibility
James DeFilippis, Robert Fisher, Eric Shragge
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What do community organizations and organizers do, and what should they do? For the past thirty years politicians, academics, advocates, and activists have heralded community as a site and strategy for social change. In contrast, Contesting Community paints a more critical picture of community work which, according to the authors--in both theory and practice--has amounted to less than the sum of its parts. Their comparative study of efforts in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada describes and analyzes the limits and potential of this work. Covering dozens of groups, including ACOR
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
DeFilippis, James
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1947-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fisher, Robert
  • Shragge, Eric
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Community organization
  • Community development
  • Political participation
  • Social change
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Community development
  • Community organization
  • Political participation
  • Social change
  • Social Change
Label
Contesting community : the limits and potential of local organizing, James DeFilippis, Robert Fisher, Eric Shragge
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-197) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Community and its discontents -- 2. History matters : canons, anti-canons, and critical lessons from the past -- 3. The market, the state, and community in the contemporary political economy -- 4. "It takes a village" : community as contemporary social reform -- 5. What's left in the community? -- 6. Radicalizing community
Control code
ocn779141498
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813547565
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 9786613383099
  • ebc864877
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jv6m3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779141498
Label
Contesting community : the limits and potential of local organizing, James DeFilippis, Robert Fisher, Eric Shragge
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-197) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Community and its discontents -- 2. History matters : canons, anti-canons, and critical lessons from the past -- 3. The market, the state, and community in the contemporary political economy -- 4. "It takes a village" : community as contemporary social reform -- 5. What's left in the community? -- 6. Radicalizing community
Control code
ocn779141498
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813547565
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
  • 9786613383099
  • ebc864877
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jv6m3
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)779141498

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