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Conclusion

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter summarizes the preceding discussions and presents some concluding thoughts. Poor working-class people in Greenpoint–Williamsburg were engaged in constant conflict with the New York City ... More


Norman Street Revisited: Claiming a Right to New York City

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0000
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter opens with a brief discussion of the production of urban space and the historical contributions of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs to the structuring of New York City. The section that ... More


Introduction

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter begins by considering the opposing views about the American working class, in particular the portrayal of the American worker as apolitical. It then presents the background ... More


A Changing Neighborhood

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

The trends that have shaped the industry and social structure of the United States have also fashioned New York City and its neighborhoods. This chapter traces the course of the city's economic and ... More


A Changing Workplace and Its Consequences

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter crosses the boundary from statistical representation to the description of individual workers as they seek employment. Finding a job, working a short time, losing a job, and looking ... More


The Welfare System: Interaction Between Officials and Clients

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

Welfare assistance reflects a crucial aspect of low-income life: interaction with government institutions. Attitudes and roles fostered by the public assistance program indicate the constraining ... More


Landlord-Tenant Relations

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter identifies three types of landlords in Greenpoint–Williamsburg and relates each to different political and economic consequences for the neighborhood. Absentee landlords tend to be ... More


Cooperation and Conflict in a Block Association

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes the history, activities, and problems of the Norman Street Block Association, which was but one attempt by residents of Norman Street to influence their environment. In three ... More


Making Things Work

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter continues the discussion of the Norman Street Block Association, focusing on the issues around which successful events were organized and the way in which successes were also closely ... More


Kinship, Friendship, and Support

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

In order to meet various social and economic demands, households in Greenpoint–Williamsburg developed a high degree of cooperation. This has allowed them to deal flexibly with the fluctuations of ... More


Nauvoo Restoration Incorporated and a Formal Latter-day Saint Presence in Nauvoo

Scott C. Esplin

in Return to the City of Joseph: Modern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042102
eISBN:
9780252050855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042102.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

During the second half of the twentieth century, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) returned in a formal and dramatic way to Nauvoo, Illinois. This chapter discusses that ... More


A Place to Live

Nicole P. Marwell

in Bargaining for Brooklyn: Community Organizations in the Entrepreneurial City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226509068
eISBN:
9780226509082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509082.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter tells the story of what grew in the void left behind when the growth machine abandoned Williamsburg, Brooklyn—a neighborhood whose pre-World War II working-class, immigrant residents ... More


Organizations and Participation

Nicole P. Marwell

in Bargaining for Brooklyn: Community Organizations in the Entrepreneurial City

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226509068
eISBN:
9780226509082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226509082.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explores the different dimensions of participation found in the community-based organizations (CBOs) of Williamsburg and Bushwick, focusing on the interplay between organizational goals ... More


The Whig Network Scales up: Inflecting the Crisis from Williamsburg

William B. Warner

in Protocols of Liberty: Communication Innovation and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226061375
eISBN:
9780226061405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061405.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

The second half of this book demonstrates the vigorous productivity of the communication innovations of the Boston Whigs. Between November 1772 and the end of 1774, shared public declarations ... More


Everything Then Made Sense: Bridging the Neighborhood and Women’s Movements

Tamar W. Carroll

in Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619880
eISBN:
9781469619903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619880.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter explains how federally funded community organizing programs directed Williamsburg-Greenpoint residents' anger against the city government, allowing the neighborhood to evade the violent ... More


: The Peninsula

Earl J. Hess

in Field Armies & Fortifications in the Civil War: The Eastern Campaigns, 1861-1864

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829318
eISBN:
9781469611778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807829318.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the use of fortifications by the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia in the Peninsula campaign during the Civil War. It looks at the Federals' campaign in ... More


Prologue: Halter and Shackles

Brett Rushforth

in Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835586
eISBN:
9781469601359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838174_rushforth.6
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book explores the relationship between indigenous and Atlantic slaveries in New France. Between about 1660 and 1760, French colonists and their Native allies enslaved thousands of Indians. The ... More


The Spaces of History: Museums, Interactivity, and Immersion

M. J. Rymsza-Pawlowska

in History Comes Alive: Public History and Popular Culture in the 1970s

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633862
eISBN:
9781469633879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633862.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Museums of all kinds became more interactive and immersive. In two now exhibits, “Nation of Nations” and “1876,” the National Museum of American History placed viewers inside of historical milieus. ... More


The Imperial City and the Solidifying of the Plantation System

Paul Musselwhite

in Urban Dreams, Rural Commonwealth: The Rise of Plantation Society in the Chesapeake

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226585284
eISBN:
9780226585314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585314.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter analyzes the decisions made between 1691 and 1710 to relocate both colonies’ capitals to the new cities of Annapolis and Williamsburg, revealing that these moves restructured relations ... More


A Mobile Gaze through Time and Space: Neutralization in the Era of Widescreen, 1950–1960

Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece

in The Optical Vacuum: Spectatorship and Modernized American Theater Architecture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190689353
eISBN:
9780190689391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689353.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 3 examines the neutralized cinema in the era of widescreen, from 1950 to 1960. While most histories of widescreen focus on participation, I argue that presence formulated an additional ... More


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