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Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods : Achievements, Opportunities, and Limits - W. Dennis Keating

Rebuilding Urban Neighborhoods

Achievements, Opportunities, and Limits

By: W. Dennis Keating (Editor), Norman Krumholz (Editor)

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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 neighborhoods 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.

". . .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

Introduction - W Dennis KeatingFederal Policy and Poor Urban Neighborhoods - W Dennis KeatingAtlanta - Larry Keating Peoplestown - Resilience and Tenacity versus Institutional HostilityCamden, New Jersey - Robert A Catlin Urban Decay and the Absence of Public-Private PartnershipsChicago - Robert Giloth Community Building on Chicago's West Side - North Lawndale 1960-1997Cleveland - Norman Krumholz The Hough and Central Neighborhoods - Empowerment Zones and Other Urban PoliciesDetroit - Mittie O Chandler Staying the Course - Detroit's Struggle to Revitalize the Inner CityEast St Louis, Illinois - Kenneth Reardon Promoting Community Development through Empowerment PlanningLos Angeles - Ali Modarres Borders to Poverty - Empowerment Zones and Spatial Politics of DevelopmentMiami - Dennis E Gale The Overtown Neighborhood - A Generation of Revitalization Strategies Gone AwryNew York - Tom Angotti Challenges Facing Neighborhoods in DistressFuture Prospects for Distressed Urban Neighborhoods - W Dennis Keating and Norman Krumholz

ISBN: 9780761906926
ISBN-10: 0761906924
Series: Cities & Planning Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st October 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.36