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Introduction

Heather A. Haveman

in Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164403
eISBN:
9781400873883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164403.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book explores the role that magazines played in the modernization of America, and particularly in the development of translocal communities, during the period 1741–1860. Drawing on original data ... More


Religion

Heather A. Haveman

in Magazines and the Making of America: Modernization, Community, and Print Culture, 1741-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164403
eISBN:
9781400873883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164403.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter examines the interplay between magazines and religion, with emphasis on how the growing number and variety of magazines supported and channeled community building in America—including ... More


Amsterdam

Renee Levine Melammed

in A Question of Identity: Iberian Conversos in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195170719
eISBN:
9780199835416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170717.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Four destinations in Western Europe are under consideration here, namely Amsterdam, France, London, and Italy. While Hamburg and Antwerp attracted some emigrants, the majority of whom were merchants, ... More


Deliberation’s Contribution to Community Capacity Building

Bo Kinney

in Democracy in Motion: Evaluating the Practice and Impact of Deliberative Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199899265
eISBN:
9780199980147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899265.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter examines deliberation's relationship to community capacity building. It uses a framework developed by Chaskin, Brown, Venkatesh, and Vidal, which defines four key characteristics of ... More


Mixed-Income Development in Context: Urban Poverty, Community Development, and the Transformation of Public Housing

Robert J. Chaskin and Mark L. Joseph

in Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226164397
eISBN:
9780226303901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303901.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter places public housing reform policies like the Plan for Transformation in Chicago and HOPE VI (and its successor Choice Neighborhoods) at the national level in the broader historical ... More


England

Renee Levine Melammed

in A Question of Identity: Iberian Conversos in Historical Perspective

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195170719
eISBN:
9780199835416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195170717.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Because the Jews had been expelled from England in 1290, the conversos could not openly live as Jews in this locale. Portuguese merchants began to settle in London in the seventeenth century and ... More


THE CONTINUUM OF INTERVENTIONS I: Doing the Right Job at the Right Time

CHERYL REGEHR and TED BOBER

in In the Line of Fire: Trauma in the Emergency Services

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195165029
eISBN:
9780199864089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165029.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

When interventions are seen within an ecological and eclectic context attention is directed to recognize the strengths, resources, and adaptability of people. This framework also focuses on the ... More


Generativity: A Form of Unconditional Love

George E. Vaillant

in Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This chapter uses the Study of Adult Development — Harvard Medical School's sixty-year prospective study of the lives of college and inner-city men — to answer two questions about generativity. ... More


The Will to Survive

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ways in which “community” is practiced as a new mode of governing poverty in China's cities, in particular, how urban laid-off workers who have come to serve as Community ... More


The Vision Fades

Stewart J. Brown

in Thomas Chalmers and the Godly Commonwealth in Scotland

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192131140
eISBN:
9780191670039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192131140.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

Chalmers's Free Church failed to reach the poorest working-class neighbourhoods. At the same time as he was pursuing his West Port model operation, Chalmers had worked vigorously to create public ... More


DIY Community Action: Neighbourhood problems and community self-help

Liz Richardson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420855
eISBN:
9781447302124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420855.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

How people can be persuaded to take more control of their own lives continues to be a subject of policy and academic debate, and the contribution of active citizens to improving societal well-being ... More


Evaluating the Success of Cuban Urban Agriculture

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

One obviously important outcome of urban agriculture is the production and distribution of foodstuffs to the population. By far the most successful subprogram of urban agriculture is in the ... More


Sustainable community-building under New Labour

Mike Raco

in Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter looks at the form and character of the shift to sustainable community building through an assessment of the relationships between employment, labour-market building, and (sustainable) ... More


Addressing social conflicts in Sri Lanka: social development interventions by a people's organisation

Ashok Gladston Xavier

in Social work in extremis: Lessons for social work internationally

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427182
eISBN:
9781447303558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427182.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter looks at three projects that are being run by social workers in Sri Lanka to build community robustness, women's engagement and post-conflict cross-community engagement. By focusing on ... More


International Initiatives and Building a Legacy

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0008
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter considers Clarence Samuel Stein's legacy as a community architect, along with his postwar engagement in international initiatives in town planning. In the years after World War II, Stein ... More


Introduction

Ana Aparicio

in Dominican-Americans and the Politics of Empowerment

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029252
eISBN:
9780813039091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029252.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about Dominican-Americans in northern Manhattan in New York City and their role in local politics. This book focuses on the key ... More


The Rural School Problem and the Complexities of National Reform

in School, Society, & State: A New Education to Govern Modern America, 1890 – 1940

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226772097
eISBN:
9780226772127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772127.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The second decade of the twentieth century witnessed the rise of a nationwide movement for rural school reform in America that began as a sporadic set of critiques of rural schools and concerns about ... More


Community development in the UK: whatever happened to class? A historical analysis

Gary Craig

in Class, Inequality and Community Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781447322450
eISBN:
9781447322474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322450.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

Prior to the 1950s, differing strands of what might be seen as community development can be perceived in work by extension officers in colonial settings, as an extension of trades union activism, or ... More


“Why do you want to go to Hawai‘i?”

Roderick N. Labrador

in Building Filipino Hawai'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038808
eISBN:
9780252096761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038808.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book follows the struggles of contemporary Filipino immigrants to physically and figuratively build community, where ... More


Changing times, changing places

Mike Raco

in Building sustainable communities: Spatial policy and labour mobility in post-war Britain

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347442
eISBN:
9781447301585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347442.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter introduces readers to the main topic of this book, which is labour mobility and spatial policy in post-war Britain. The first section presents the main aims of the book, and is followed ... More


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