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Community Development Corporations, Black Capitalism, and the Mainstreaming of Black Power

Tom Adam Davies

in Mainstreaming Black Power

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292109
eISBN:
9780520965645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292109.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explains how Kennedy's Community Development Corporation (CDC) program and Nixon's black capitalism initiatives evolved out of the apparent failures and limitations of the War on Poverty ... More


A Village Rebuilds

Karl F. Seidman

in Coming Home to New Orleans: Neighborhood Rebuilding After Katrina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945511
eISBN:
9780199333189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945511.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

At New Orleans’ eastern edge, Vietnamese refugees settled and built a community in the Village de L’Est neighborhood. This chapter explains how this tight- knit community rebuilt after Katrina with ... More


Faith in Action for Neighborhood Redemption

in God and Government in the Ghetto: The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226642062
eISBN:
9780226642086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642086.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the efforts of a set of African American churches to redevelop the four neighborhoods in New York City through the services of church-associated agencies, primarily community ... More


Broadmoor Lives

Karl F. Seidman

in Coming Home to New Orleans: Neighborhood Rebuilding After Katrina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945511
eISBN:
9780199333189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945511.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter Three details resident-led efforts to rebuild the heavily flooded Broadmoor neighborhood. An existing neighborhood association worked with emerging leaders to complete a neighborhood plan, ... More


Black Power, Neighborhood Power, and the Growth of Organizational Fixers

Julia Rabig

in The Fixers: Devolution, Development, and Civil Society in Newark, 1960-1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388311
eISBN:
9780226388458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388458.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces readers to organizational fixers, focusing on the founding years and early decades of three first-generation community development corporations. The disparate backgrounds of ... More


The New Community Corporation: Catholic Roots, Suburban Leverage, and Pragmatism

Julia Rabig

in The Fixers: Devolution, Development, and Civil Society in Newark, 1960-1990

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388311
eISBN:
9780226388458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388458.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the history of New Community Corporation, from its roots in a predominantly black Catholic Church with strong lay leadership to its founders' participation in the larger black ... More


No Contest: Participatory Technologies and the Transformation of Urban Authority

Michael McQuarrie

in Democratizing Inequalities: Dilemmas of the New Public Participation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479847273
eISBN:
9781479800223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847273.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores how participatory practices have been transformed from tools of democratization into tools of elite authority. Using a case study of the trajectory of participatory practices in ... More


Affirmatively Furthering Community Development

Edward G. Goetz

in The One-Way Street of Integration: Fair Housing and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in American Cities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707599
eISBN:
9781501716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707599.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents a counter-argument to the integration imperative. The chapter offers critiques of the integration argument and presents an argument in favour of affordable housing and community ... More


The “Hollow Prospect” of Integration

Edward G. Goetz

in The One-Way Street of Integration: Fair Housing and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in American Cities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501707599
eISBN:
9781501716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707599.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes the tension between integration and community development from the 1940s through the end of the 1960s. It describes the conflict within the African-American community between ... 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


Partnering with Caesar

in God and Government in the Ghetto: The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226642062
eISBN:
9780226642086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642086.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how activist African American churches in New York City began to employ church- associated community development corporations in the 1980s as their primary vehicles for ... More


Complementing Collaboration

in God and Government in the Ghetto: The Politics of Church-State Collaboration in Black America

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226642062
eISBN:
9780226642086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226642086.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the political activities of the community development corporations (CDCs) of activist African American churches in New York City, which are restricted to policy advocacy and ... More


Conclusion: Community Action and the Hollow Prize

Mark Krasovic

in The Newark Frontier: Community Action in the Great Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226352794
eISBN:
9780226352824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226352824.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The book’s conclusion considers the legacy of 1960s community action in the decades after the election of the city’s first black mayor in 1970, a period in which the city was regarded as a largely ... More


Poverty as a Frame Continuum

Sandra L. Barnes

in Live Long and Prosper: How Black Megachurches Address HIV/AIDS and Poverty in the Age of Prosperity Theology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249565
eISBN:
9780823252619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249565.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The chapter focuses on frame analysis to uncover how the Black megachurches respond to poverty in the Black community. This subject is important considering the emphasis on godly favor among churches ... More


The Fixers: Devolution, Development, and Civil Society in Newark, 1960-1990

Julia Rabig

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226388311
eISBN:
9780226388458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388458.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the 1960s to the 1990s, civil rights, black power, and antipoverty activists confronted both deeply rooted forms of inequality and new variants produced by the urban crisis. Recognizing the ... More


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