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Title Breakthrough communities : sustainability and justice in the next American metropolis / edited by M. Paloma Pavel.

Publication Info. Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, [2009]


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Description 1 online resource (xli, 446 pages) : illustrations.
Series Urban and industrial environments. Sustainable metropolitan communities books
Urban and industrial environments. Sustainable metropolitan communities books.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-395) and index.
Contents Series foreword / by Robert Gottlieb -- Foreword / by Carl Anthony -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Roots of the regional equity movement and the reinterpretation of metropolitan space -- Moving beyond apartheid in America's metro regions -- From bootstrap community development to regional equity / Cynthia M. Duncan -- Scaling up: regional equity and the revitalization of progressive politics / Angela Glover Blackwell and Manuel Pastor -- Reinterpreting metropolitan space as a strategy for social justice / John A. Powell -- Environment, transportation, and land use in the quest for racial justice -- The roots of environmental justice / Peggy M. Shepard and Kizzy, Charles-Guzman -- Addressing urban transportation equity in the United States / Robert D. Bullard -- Race, class, and real estate / Sheryll Cashin -- Geographic context, sustainability, and regional equity development and opportunity in small towns and rural communities / Cynthia M. Duncan and Priscilla Salant -- Katrina is everywhere: lessons from the Gulf Coast / Amy Liu and Bruce Katz -- Growing together, or growing apart? Central Labor Councils and Regional Equity (San Francisco Bay Area) / Amy Dean -- Breakthrough stories and strategies in the quest for regional equity -- Saying no to forces destroying the community -- Rekindling hope in Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio) / David Goldberg -- Closing the gaps: the national vacant properties campaign / Don Chen -- Neighbors building neighborhoods: community stewardship to revitalize mid-size cities (Rochester, New York) / Mayor William A. Johnson, Jr -- Transforming brownfield communities: the Naugatuck Valley Project (New England) / Kenneth Galdston -- Getting grounded in place, time, and community -- Community activism for creative rebuilding of neighborhoods (Chicago, Illinois) / Mary Nelson and Stephen McCullough -- Opportunity-based housing in Atlanta (Atlanta, Georgia) / Steve Lerner -- A regional approach to affordable housing / Hattie Dorsey -- Preserving Heirsa property in coastal South Carolina (Charleston, South Carolina) / Faith R. Rivers and Jennie Stephens -- Exploring new horizons: connecting local struggles to global and regional stories -- LAX rising (Los Angeles, California) / Danny Feingold -- Community benefits agreements: a strategy for renewing our cities / Greg Leroy -- Reshaping a region after September 11 (New York Metro Region) / Robert Yaro, Chris Jones, Petra Todorovich, and Nicolas Ronderos -- Faith-based organizing for metro equity in Detroit / Victoria Kovari -- Values, vision, and message: the spirit of metro equity / Greg Galluzzo, Mike Kruglik, and Rev. Cheryl Rivera -- Saying yes: framing regional collaborations to win -- Bridging the Bay: university/community collaborations (San Francisco Bay Area) / Manuel Pastor, Rachel Rosner, Juliet Ellis, and Elizabeth Tan -- Poor city, rich region: confronting poverty in Camden : from dependency to sustainability in Camden, New Jersey / Howard Gillette, Jr -- The "inside game": a reinvestment strategy / Jeremy Nowak -- The "outside game": can faith move mountain-less New Jersey? / David Rusk -- Farms to schools: promoting urban health, combating sprawl, and advancing community food systems (Southern California) / Robert Gottlieb, Mark Vallianatos, and Anupama Joshi -- Regional equity and the future of sustainable metropolitan communities -- Building the capacity of the regional equity movement -- Building the capacity of the regional equity movement / Angela Glover Blackwell and L. Benjamin Starrett -- Reaching out to new strategic partners -- Business, grassroots, and the regional agenda / Bart Harvey -- Measuring success: using metrics in support of regional equity / David Rusk -- Networking for social justice: the African American forum on race and regionalism / Deeohn Ferris -- Sharing the new story: regional equity and strategic media / Andrea Torrice and Ellen Schneider -- Uncovering global linkages for sustainable metropolitan communities -- Climate change and the quest for regional equity / Van Jones -- A global perspective: community-driven solutions to urban poverty / Celine Cruz and David Satterthwaite -- Beyond segregation, toward a shared vision of our regions / Myron Orfield -- Resources -- Bibliography -- Contributor bios -- Authors' organizations -- Index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Activists, analysts, and practitioners describe innovative strategies that promote healthy neighborhoods, fair housing, and accessible transportation throughout America's cities and suburbs.
Subject City planning -- United States.
Urban renewal -- United States.
Community development, Urban -- United States -- Case studies.
Sustainable development -- United States.
Social justice -- United States.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Regional Planning.
City planning. (OCoLC)fst00862177
Community development, Urban. (OCoLC)fst00870882
Social justice. (OCoLC)fst01122603
Sustainable development. (OCoLC)fst01139731
Urban renewal. (OCoLC)fst01162536
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Electronic books.
Added Author Pavel, M. Paloma, 1951-
Other Form: Print version: Breakthrough communities. Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2009 9780262512350 (DLC) 2008039033 (OCoLC)255013176
Standard No. 9786612694219
ISBN 9780262255479 (electronic bk.)
0262255472 (electronic bk.)
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