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Community organising revisited: the Industrial Areas Foundation model

Dave Beck and Rod Purcell

in International community organising: Taking power, making change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847429773
eISBN:
9781447310884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429773.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores the Industrial Areas Foundation model of community organising. In particular it explores two Chicago based case studies from the early years of the Industrial Areas Foundation ... More


Immigrants in Nature’s Nation

Colin Fisher

in Urban Green: Nature, Recreation, and the Working Class in Industrial Chicago

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619958
eISBN:
9781469619972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619958.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter builds on the notions of the foreign born “invented ethnicity” of immigrants and the “transnational” dimension of migration. It synthesizes these ideas to undermine older American ... More


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