Neighborhood Change and Neighborhood Action -

Neighborhood Change and Neighborhood Action

The Struggle to Create Neighborhoods that Serve Human Needs


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This book is an examination of neighborhood mobilization and engagement from the perspective of several disciplines: psychology, social work, political science, planning, and education. The essays included in the work examine both internal and external factors related to the ability of neighborhoods to meet the human needs of their residents. They address the constraints put on neighborhood mobilization by the local and international political economy, but they also show how those constraints can, in a number of cases, be overcome by effective action. They treat neighborhood engagement as an educational process through which residents enhance their skills and knowledge as they participate. Taken together, these essays provide a comprehensive and multi-faceted view of the issues facing contemporary urban neighborhoods.

Product code: 9781498556460

ISBN 9781498556460
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H225xW153xS18
No. Of Pages 293
Publisher Lexington Books
This book addresses important issues facing neighborhoods as they strive to meet the human needs of their residents. It examines neighborhood mobilization from multiple perspectives.