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Noisome Neighbors

Gwen Ottinger

in Refining Expertise: How Responsible Engineers Subvert Environmental Justice Challenges

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762370
eISBN:
9780814762394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762370.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines the Concerned Citizens of New Sarpy's (CCNS) dispute with Orion Refining to illustrate how concerns for community image made previously contested expert knowledge seem ... More


Empowering Community Settings: Theory, Research, and Action

Kenneth I. Maton and Anne E. Brodsky

in Empowering Settings and Voices for Social Change

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195380576
eISBN:
9780199864508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380576.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides a a modest attempt to build on Julian Rappaport's vision of a community psychology in which empowerment is the guiding motif to life. Drawing upon research on three different ... More


Burakumin: From a Japanese Minority Group to an International Human Rights Organization

Kiyoteru Tsutsui

in Rights Make Might: Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190853105
eISBN:
9780190853143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190853105.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter first examines the history of Burakumin activism to combat discrimination against them based on their former outcaste status, which by the 1970s had established them as an influential ... More


Kama Si Sisi Nani?: Juliani’s Gospel of Self-Empowerment

Mwenda Ntarangwi

in The Street Is My Pulpit: Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040061
eISBN:
9780252098260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040061.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on Juliani's philosophy and program, both of which aim at improving youth lives as generated by youth themselves, especially his Kama Si Sisi Program expressed through his Mtaa ... More


Community Resilience

Thomas Fisher

in Designing Our Way to a Better World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698875
eISBN:
9781452954264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698875.003.0019
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter explores enabling communities in informal settlements that lack basic building codes and safety standards because governments and these communities’ formal economies do not have the ... More


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