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The Art of Building Programmatic Space

Robert P. Fairbanks

in How It Works: Recovering Citizens in Post-Welfare Philadelphia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226234083
eISBN:
9780226234113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234113.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The visions of recovery house entrepreneurs and the history of welfare reform policy in Pennsylvania suggest how recovery houses have rescaled the landscapes of poverty management and urban ... More


Unruly Spaces of Managed Persistence

Robert P. Fairbanks

in How It Works: Recovering Citizens in Post-Welfare Philadelphia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226234083
eISBN:
9780226234113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234113.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter sketches an elaborate ecology of managed persistence to explain the proliferation of unregulated, illegal recovery houses in Philadelphia, and explains how illegal forms of housing ... More


How It Works: Recovering Citizens in Post-Welfare Philadelphia

Robert P. Fairbanks

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226234083
eISBN:
9780226234113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234113.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Of the some sixty thousand vacant properties in Philadelphia, half of them are abandoned row houses. Taken as a whole, these derelict homes symbolize the city's plight in the wake of industrial ... More


Statecraft/Self-Craft: Policy Transfer in the Recovery House Movement

Robert P. Fairbanks

in How It Works: Recovering Citizens in Post-Welfare Philadelphia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226234083
eISBN:
9780226234113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234113.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter analyzes how recovery houses have become integrated with formal state systems in post-industrial Philadelphia. It explores the relationship between recovery houses, Philadelphia's ... More


Introduction

Robert P. Fairbanks

in How It Works: Recovering Citizens in Post-Welfare Philadelphia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226234083
eISBN:
9780226234113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234113.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book is a study of the recovery house movement and its place in the new urban order wrought by welfare reform. To find out what life is like in these recovery houses, it goes inside one ... More


“How It Works”: The Basic Architecture of the Kensington Recovery House System

Robert P. Fairbanks

in How It Works: Recovering Citizens in Post-Welfare Philadelphia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226234083
eISBN:
9780226234113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234113.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter begins with a brief policy history of welfare reform legislation in Pennsylvania, the perhaps unintended wellspring of the recovery house movement. This is followed by an exploration of ... More


The Persistent Failures of the Recovery House System: Low-Wage Labor, Relapse, and “the Wreckage of the Past”

Robert P. Fairbanks

in How It Works: Recovering Citizens in Post-Welfare Philadelphia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226234083
eISBN:
9780226234113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234113.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The vagaries of spatially concentrated poverty and the predatory nature of informal rental markets in the Kensington neighborhood recovery house acted like gravity in the recovery house industry, ... More


The Making of AHAD

Robert P. Fairbanks

in How It Works: Recovering Citizens in Post-Welfare Philadelphia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226234083
eISBN:
9780226234113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234113.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Fieldwork was conducted in a Kensington recovery house program referred to as AHAD—an abbreviated reference to the pseudonym “Always Have a Dream”—to explore the internal operations of recovery ... More


Neighborhoods and City Rebuilding

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/9780199945511.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The concluding chapter presents findings and learning from the rebuilding experience across the six New Orleans neighborhoods. It argues that grassroots organizations had a fourfold contribution to ... More


Conclusion

Robert P. Fairbanks

in How It Works: Recovering Citizens in Post-Welfare Philadelphia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226234083
eISBN:
9780226234113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226234113.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Contrary to the claims of many policy scholars, the Kensington recovery house movement hardly shows an absence of civil society, good citizenship, and morality in poor neighborhoods. In conclusion, ... More


Spatial planning for housing recovery after the Great East Japan Earthquake

Tamiyo Kondo and Yuka Karatani

in Spatial Planning and Resilience Following Disasters: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323587
eISBN:
9781447323617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323587.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Spatial planning for housing recovery and disaster risk reduction by the government sector after the Great East Japan Earthquake are too limited to collective relocation "project" and land use ... More


Institutional Encounters: Identification and Anonymity in Russian Addiction Treatment (and Ethnography)

Eugene Raikhel

in Being There: The Fieldwork Encounter and the Making of Truth

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257757
eISBN:
9780520943438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257757.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter compares typical experiences and practices of identification and anonymity in the state-run Addiction Hospital and the House of Recovery. “Identification” can refer both to the ... More


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