Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-2 of 2 items

  • Keywords: community-based activism x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

“Democracy Has Left the Building”: Activist Overload and the Tyranny of Civic Engagement

Melissa Checker

in The Sustainability Myth: Environmental Gentrification and the Politics of Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479835089
eISBN:
9781479859245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835089.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

Just as sustainability has come to serve as a euphemism for profit-minded redevelopment, public participation and community engagement have become a ritualized but ultimately empty performance of ... More


The Middle of the Iceberg

Zoe A. Colley

in Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As many civil rights historians have shown, the civil rights movement was founded on the hard work of an untold number of community activists. By focusing on black communities in three southern ... More


View: