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Democratic Vistas in the Old Dominion: Organizing for Change among Working Virginians

Michael Dennis

in The New Economy and the Modern South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032917
eISBN:
9780813038407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032917.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Beyond the political maneuvering in Richmond, some Virginians kept alive the notion that government could play a positive role in resolving complex social problems. That belief was founded on an even ... More


Parents Find Their Voice: The Child Welfare Organizing Project

David Tobis

in From Pariahs to Partners: How parents and their allies changed New York City's child welfare system

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780195099881
eISBN:
9780199344772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099881.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Chapter 4 describes how parents and their allies took advantage of the opportunity to change child welfare policies and practices. The chapter profiles a new organization, the Child Welfare ... More


The Bulls as “Good Business”: The United Center and Redeveloping Chicago’s Near West Side

Sean Dinces

in Bulls Markets: Chicago's Basketball Business and the New Inequality

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226583211
eISBN:
9780226583358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226583358.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 chronicles the Chicago Bulls' efforts to navigate the neighborhood politics involved in constructing the United Center during the late 1980s and early 1990s in the northwestern part of the ... More


Nonviolence, Black Power, and the Surveillance State in Memphis’s War on Poverty

Anthony C. Siracusa

in An Unseen Light: Black Struggles for Freedom in Memphis, Tennessee

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813175515
eISBN:
9780813175706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175515.003.0013
Subject:
History, African-American History

This essay examines the intertwined histories of federal antipoverty programs and the Black Power movement in Memphis, framed through the unlikely alliance of the Reverend James Lawson and members of ... 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


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


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


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