Race, class, power, and organizing in East Baltimore : rebuilding abandoned communities in America /

Using the East Baltimore community as an example this book examines historical and current rebuilding practices in abandoned communities in urban America, their structural causes, and outcomes on the health of the place and the people. The role of community organizing as a necessary means to assure...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Gomez, Marisela B., 1965-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:Lanham : Lexington Books, c2013.
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Summary:Using the East Baltimore community as an example this book examines historical and current rebuilding practices in abandoned communities in urban America, their structural causes, and outcomes on the health of the place and the people. The role of community organizing as a necessary means to assure benefit during and after resident displacement, its challenges and successes, are described in the context of a current eminent domain-driven rebuilding project in East Baltimore.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xv, 271 p.)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-265) and index.
ISBN:9780739175019
0739175017
1283848260
9781283848268
Access:Access limited to authorized users.