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The Community Service Organization, 1953–1963

Lori A. Flores

in Grounds For Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300196962
eISBN:
9780300216387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196962.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on a local Community Service Organization (CSO) in the Salinas Valley and how it operated in the agriculture-centered environment of the region in the years 1953–1963. It first ... More


Refugee community organisations and dispersal: Networks, resources and social capital

David Griffiths

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346346
eISBN:
9781447303152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346346.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book is distinctive in combining theoretical discussion on the role of networks, resources, and social capital with fieldwork evidence and interviews with members of Refugee Community ... More


Sources of Black Nationalism from the 1950s to the 1970s

Jeffrey Helgeson

in Crucibles of Black Empowerment: Chicago’s Neighborhood Politics from the New Deal to Harold Washington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226130699
eISBN:
9780226130729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226130729.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter argues that the growing radicalism of black urban politics in the 1950s and 1960s reflected the long-term development of black nationalism as a product of direct experiences of ... More


Community Organizations: Three Cases

in Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762106
eISBN:
9780804776295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762106.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at three focal organizations to examine in greater detail the dynamics of effective advocacy organizations and the role they play in improving support systems for urban youth. It ... More


Arab New York: Politics and Community in the Everyday Lives of Arab Americans

Emily Regan Wills

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479897650
eISBN:
9781479881369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Arab New York is an ethnographic exploration of how everyday life and politics intersect in the diverse and complex Arab communities of New York City. The book argues that politics and contention ... More


Youth Advocacy on the Ground

in Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762106
eISBN:
9780804776295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762106.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the local level to underscore the distinctive niche that advocates for youth occupy there. It reviews the successes of the Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth, the San ... More


The Rise and Fall of the Desegregation Paradigm

Elizabeth Todd-Breland

in Political Education: Black Politics and Education Reform in Chicago since the 1960s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646589
eISBN:
9781469647173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646589.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter analyzes the history of desegregation strategies pursued in Chicago and the processes by which those strategies fell out of favor. The chapter situates these developments within the ... More


Mapping Arab New York: Complexity and Community

Emily Regan Wills

in Arab New York: Politics and Community in the Everyday Lives of Arab Americans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479897650
eISBN:
9781479881369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897650.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides an overview of the Arab communities and population of New York in the period between 2009 and 2012. Quantitatively, it analyses demographic statistics for all five boroughs to ... More


"Labour, state and society in rural India": A class-relational approach

Jonathan Pattenden

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089145
eISBN:
9781526109583
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089145.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Intended for researchers, students, policymakers and practitioners, this book draws on detailed longitudinal fieldwork in rural south India to analyse the conditions of the rural poor and their ... More


Voluntary sector in transition: Hard times or new opportunities?

Linda Milbourne

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847427236
eISBN:
9781447310952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427236.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Voluntary and community organisations have attracted growing interest, as governments pare back the public sphere and welfare spending and locate ‘solutions’ with civil society and the private ... More


Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth: A Case Study in Community Organizing

Anne Newman

in Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In Chapter 5, I examine rights claims that are expressed and pursued outside courtrooms through a case study of a leading community organization, Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth in San ... More


Renewal and the African American Mainline

Mark Wild

in Renewal: Liberal Protestants and the American City after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226605234
eISBN:
9780226605371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226605371.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the influence of black power ideology on the renewal movement. A vocal contingent of black mainliners adopted black power in the 1960s to challenge the emphasis on integration; ... More


A Common Cause Emerges for Mexican American and Black Organizers

David G. García

in Strategies of Segregation: Race, Residence, and the Struggle for Educational Equality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296862
eISBN:
9780520969179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296862.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the increasing demographic presence of Mexican Americans and Blacks in the decades after World War II and the collective actions taken by these communities to challenge ... More


Diverse Ways of Making a Difference

in Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762106
eISBN:
9780804776295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762106.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks across the three organizations of the Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth, the San Francisco Organizing Project, and the Oakland Community Organizations to understand how ... More


Principles of Social Change

Leonard A. Jason

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841851
eISBN:
9780199315901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841851.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Principles of Social Change offers a comprehensive guide to the development of community interventions and provides the tools and resources to initiate and sustain progress. I examine ... More


The Panopticon of Bay Ridge: Young Women as Community Leaders

Emily Regan Wills

in Arab New York: Politics and Community in the Everyday Lives of Arab Americans

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479897650
eISBN:
9781479881369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479897650.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter explores young women’s experience of leadership in both community organizations and social movement activity. Using the Foucauldian concept of the panopticon, it demonstrates how both ... More


‘Who the hell’s defending if they’re going to walk out of here?’ The Moss Side Defence Committee

Simon Peplow

in Race and riots in Thatcher's Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526125286
eISBN:
9781526144690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526125286.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter provides detailed discussion of the Moss Side Defence Committee, through local and understudied national records and original interviews, which is often overlooked in discussions of ... More


Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities

Anne Newman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226071749
eISBN:
9780226071886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226071886.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In this book, Anne Newman addresses urgent moral and policy questions about educational justice in a democratic society. She focuses on two questions that arise at the intersection of political ... More


Scission Communities, Canal Company Laborer Communities, and Interpretations of Their Archaeological Presence in the Great Dismal Swamp

Daniel O. Sayers

in A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans, and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060187
eISBN:
9780813050607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060187.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 5 provides analysis of two archaeological Dismal Swamp sites. In the case of the nameless site, archaeology shows that an interior community persisted from ca. 1600 to the Civil War. It was ... More


Migration and the City

Tanya Hart

in Health in the City: Race, Poverty, and the Negotiation of Women's Health in New York City, 1915-1930

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479867998
eISBN:
9781479875184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867998.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the sociological, literary and cultural aspects of life that African American, British West Indian, and Southern Italian women encountered and created after coming to New York ... More


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