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Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods
Achievements, Opportunities, and Limits

Edited by:
  • W Dennis Keating - Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Norman Krumholz - Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, Cleveland State University, USA

Volume: 5
Other Titles in:
Planning (General)

September 1999 | 256 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Despite long standing efforts going back to the turn of the century when city planning and other reform movements emerged, the poverty and social problems of distressed urban neighbourhoods in United States cities persist. This book looks at the progress that has taken place in many of the country's devastated areas. The book highlights examples of achievements made through community organizations and residents.
W Dennis Keating
Introduction
W Dennis Keating
Federal Policy and Poor Urban Neighborhoods
Larry Keating
Atlanta
Peoplestown - Resilience and Tenacity versus Institutional Hostility

 
Robert A Catlin
Camden, New Jersey
Urban Decay and the Absence of Public-Private Partnerships

 
Robert Giloth
Chicago
Community Building on Chicago's West Side - North Lawndale 1960-1997

 
Norman Krumholz
Cleveland
The Hough and Central Neighborhoods - Empowerment Zones and Other Urban Policies

 
Mittie O Chandler
Detroit
Staying the Course - Detroit's Struggle to Revitalize the Inner City

 
Kenneth Reardon
East St Louis, Illinois
Promoting Community Development through Empowerment Planning

 
Ali Modarres
Los Angeles
Borders to Poverty - Empowerment Zones and Spatial Politics of Development

 
Dennis E Gale
Miami
The Overtown Neighborhood - A Generation of Revitalization Strategies Gone Awry

 
Tom Angotti
New York
Challenges Facing Neighborhoods in Distress

 
W Dennis Keating and Norman Krumholz
Future Prospects for Distressed Urban Neighborhoods

". . .a useful book, clearly written. . .accessible for students of urban studies and the practitioners who wish to know about the American efforts to deal with the problems of distressed neighborhoods." 

Ali Madanipour
University of Newcastle upon Tyne

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ISBN: 9780761906926
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