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The Resource The dignity of resistance : women residents' activism in Chicago public housing, Roberta M. Feldman, Susan Stall

The dignity of resistance : women residents' activism in Chicago public housing, Roberta M. Feldman, Susan Stall

Label
The dignity of resistance : women residents' activism in Chicago public housing
Title
The dignity of resistance
Title remainder
women residents' activism in Chicago public housing
Statement of responsibility
Roberta M. Feldman, Susan Stall
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This comprehensive case study chronicles the four decade history of Chicago's Wentworth Gardens public housing residents' grassroots activism. It explores why and how the African-American women residents creatively and effectively engaged in organizing efforts to resist increasing government disinvestment in public housing and the threat of demolition
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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Feldman, Roberta M
Dewey number
363.5/85/0977311
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1421
LC item number
.F45 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stall, Susan
Series statement
Cambridge series in environment and behavior
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in community organization
  • Community leadership
  • Public housing
  • African American women
Label
The dignity of resistance : women residents' activism in Chicago public housing, Roberta M. Feldman, Susan Stall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-376) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Struggles for homeplace -- U.S. Public Housing Policies : Wentworth Gardens' historic backdrop -- Memory of a better past, reality of the present : the impetus for resident activism -- The community household : the foundation of everyday resistance -- The Local Advisory Council (LAC) : a site of women-centered organizing -- Women-centered leadership : a case study -- The appropriation of homeplace : organizing for the spatial resources to sustain everyday life -- The WhiteSox "Battle" : protest and betrayal -- Linking legal action and economic development : tensions and strains -- Becoming resident managers : a bureaucratic quagmire -- Resistance in context
Control code
51477887
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 388 pages
Isbn
9780521596862
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003041960
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The dignity of resistance : women residents' activism in Chicago public housing, Roberta M. Feldman, Susan Stall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-376) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Struggles for homeplace -- U.S. Public Housing Policies : Wentworth Gardens' historic backdrop -- Memory of a better past, reality of the present : the impetus for resident activism -- The community household : the foundation of everyday resistance -- The Local Advisory Council (LAC) : a site of women-centered organizing -- Women-centered leadership : a case study -- The appropriation of homeplace : organizing for the spatial resources to sustain everyday life -- The WhiteSox "Battle" : protest and betrayal -- Linking legal action and economic development : tensions and strains -- Becoming resident managers : a bureaucratic quagmire -- Resistance in context
Control code
51477887
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 388 pages
Isbn
9780521596862
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003041960
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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