Rebuilding the Inner City: A History of Neighborhood Initiatives to Address Poverty in the United States

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Columbia University Press, 1995 - Political Science - 257 pages
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Neighborhood-based initiatives -ranging from settlement houses in the nineteenth century to the Community Action and Model Cities program of the Great Society to the Empowerment and Enterprise Zones of the 1990s -have been called on to help solve a variety of poverty-related problems. This book examines the history of these initiatives.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Emergence of Neighborhood Initiative
19
Neighborhood Initiatives of the 1960s
83
Community Economic Development
127
NeighborhoodBased Services as NeighborhoodBased
149
NeighborhoodBased Services in the Current Era
167
Emerging NeighborhoodBased Initiatives
195
Conclusions
219
BIBLIOGRAPHY
235
INDEX
251
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About the author (1995)

Edward D. berkowitz is professor of history and public policy and public administration at George Washington University. He is the author of eight books and the editor of three collections. During the seventies he served as a staff member of the President's Commission for a National Agenda, helping President Carter plan for a second term that never came to be.

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