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Organizing Urban America

Secular and Faith-based Progressive Movements (Social Movements, Protest and Contention)

by Heidi J. Swarts

  • 39 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Univ Of Minnesota Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban communities,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Political Freedom & Security - Civil Rights,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Political Science / Civil Rights,
  • Case studies,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Community development, Urban,
  • Community organization,
  • United States,
  • Urban renewal

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11384398M
    ISBN 100816648387
    ISBN 109780816648382

    Illustrated by in-depth empirical studies from across Europe and Latin America, the book explores material and symbolic aspects of the urban experience. In particular, the contributors focus on the less visible ways of organizing urban spaces, such as those enacted and embodied by local news, artefacts such as signals, maps, regulations, public Brand: Taylor And Francis. History. The Gamaliel Foundation was founded in Chicago in to assist the Contract Buyers League, which worked to assist African-American home buyers in the city’s West el was reoriented to focus on community organizing when Gregory Galluzzo was hired as executive director in Seeing its basic function as training and developing leaders in low-income Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois.

      The premise of the book is that an ecological approach is urgently needed both as a remedial device for the contemporary city and an organizing principle for new cities. “Ecological Urbanism” approaches the city without any one set of instruments and with a worldview that is fluid in scale and disciplinary approach. Organizing Urban America Heidi J. Swarts Published by University of Minnesota Press Swarts, Heidi J. Organizing Urban America: Secular and Faith-based Progressive by:

    Over the past fifteen years, associations throughout the U.S. have organized citizens around issues of equality and social justice, often through local churches. But in contrast to President Bush’s vision of faith-based activism, in which groups deliver social services to the needy, these associations do something greater. Drawing on institutions of faith, they reshape public . Generation Priced Out: Who Gets to Live in The New Urban America also provides detailed community organizing case studies that show how we can keep urban neighborhoods from becoming further devoid of racial, class, and ethnic diversity due to market-driven gentrification. Shaw’s marching orders are simple and sensible.


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Focusing on ACORN chapters and church federations, Swarts demonstrates how congregation-based organizing has developed an innovative cultural strategy, and how ACORN’s national structure allows it to coordinate campaigns quickly. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

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The B&N Mastercard® Price: $ Community organizing is a process where people who live in proximity to each other come together into an organization that acts in their shared self-interest. [citation needed]Unlike those who promote more-consensual community building, community organizers generally assume that social change necessarily involves conflict and social struggle in order to generate collective.

As the soon-to-be-released book, America’s Urban Future, written by Alan Mallach and myself shows, this is a field in which Canadian metropolitan areas have a long history of experimentation, so there may be something to be learned by looking north of the border for ideas on moving forward on this front.

Organizing for Educational Justice tells the story of CC9 from its origins in as a small group of concerned parents to the citywide application of its reform agenda ten years later. As urban parents search for ways to hold public schools accountable for their failures, this book shows how the success of the CC9 experience can be replicated elsewhere around the country.

In developing a micro-level comparative critique of both congregation-based community organizing (CBCOs) and their secular and community-based next of kin, Organizing Urban America paints a much-needed portrait of the grassroots culture of American organizing.

Swarts's original analysis of “the factors that constrain and enable” (xv) American social Author: Jeremy A. Rinker. This book examines the techniques these organizations use to achieve their goals. Through the stories of ten organizations working in economically and racially diverse urban neighborhoods (in Chicago and Portland, Oregon) the author explores the strengths and limitations of the five dominant models of community organizing in use today: power.

Fabricant, Michael B. Organizing for Educational Justice: The Campaign for Public School Reform in the South Bronx. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Organizing Urban America by Heidi J. Swarts,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(7).

In Managing Urban America, Eighth Edition, the authors guide students through the politics of urban management-doing less with more while managing conflict, delivering goods and services, responding to federal and state mandates, adapting to changing demographics, and coping with economic and budgetary challenges/5(25).

Illustrated by in-depth empirical studies from across Europe and Latin America, the book explores material and symbolic aspects of the urban experience.

In particular, the contributors focus on the less visible ways of organizing urban spaces, such as those enacted and embodied by local news, artefacts such as signals, maps, regulations, public. Managing Urban America guides students through the challenges, politics, and practice of urban management—including managing conflict through politics, adapting to demographic and social changes, balancing budgets, and delivering a myriad of goods and services to citizens in an efficient, equitable, and responsive manner.

The Eighth Edition has been thoroughly updated. The Rise of Urban America. In return for immigrants' votes and help organizing campaigns, bosses could arrange jobs on the growing city payrolls for them or their children.

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Get this from a library! Organizing urban America: secular and faith-based progressive movements. [Heidi J Swarts] -- Heidi J. Swarts explores activist groups cultural, organizational, and political strategies. Focusing on ACORN chapters and church federations, Swarts demonstrates how congregation-based organizing.According to David Rusk, focusing on programs aimed at improving inner-city neighborhoods--playing the &inside game&--is a losing strategy.

Achieving Author: David Rusk. About the Book. Generation Priced Out is a call to action on one of the most talked-about issues of our time: how skyrocketing rents and home values are pricing the working and middle classes out of urban Shaw tells the powerful stories of tenants, politicians, homeowner groups, developers, and activists in over a dozen cities impacted by .