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Social Capital in the City: Community and Civic Life in Philadelphia

Richardson Dilworth - Political Science - 2010 - 248 pages
Much of today's heated academic discussion about "social capital" is either theoretical in nature or revolves around national survey data, neither of which adequately explains ...
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Urban Informatics: Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and ...

Kristene Unsworth, Andrea Forte, Richardson Dilworth - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2017 - 150 pages
Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and ...
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Building New York's Sewers: Developing Mechanisms of Urban Management

Joanne Abel Goldman - History - 1997 - 228 pages
This wide-ranging study offers a unique perspective to examine the conditions, constraints, and concerns of city government during the first half of the nineteenth century ...
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Perspectives on Urban Infrastructure

Committee on National Urban Policy, National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education - Social Science - 1984 - 216 pages
In this provocative volume, distinguished authorities on urban policy expose the myths surrounding today's "infrastructure crisis" in urban public works. Five in-depth papers ...
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Reflections on Regionalism

Bruce Katz - Business & Economics - 2001 - 304 pages
Academics, community activists, and politicians have rediscovered regionalism, insisting that regions are critical functional units in a world-wide economy and, just as ...
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House by House, Block by Block: The Rebirth of America's Urban Neighborhoods

Alexander Von Hoffman - Political Science - 2004 - 306 pages
Based on years of research, this is the inspiring story of the dramatic revitalization of urban wastelands from Los Angeles to Chicago to Boston and the grassroots ...
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Democracy in Action: Community Organizing and Urban Change

Kristina Smock - Political Science - 2004 - 288 pages
In cities across the US, grass-roots organizations are working to revitalize popular participation in disenfranchised communities by bringing ordinary people into public life ...
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