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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

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Contesting community : the limits and potential of local organizing
Title
Contesting community
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the limits and potential of local organizing
Statement of responsibility
James DeFilippis, Robert Fisher, Eric Shragge
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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
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EBLCP
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Contesting community : the limits and potential of local organizing, James DeFilippis, Robert Fisher, Eric Shragge
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Contesting community : the limits and potential of local organizing, James DeFilippis, Robert Fisher, Eric Shragge
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hj14b
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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
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1 online resource (223 pages)
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online
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9780813547558
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rdamedia
Media type code
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