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An edition of Breakthrough communities (2009)

Breakthrough communities

sustainability and justice in the next American metropolis

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MIT Press

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Table of Contents

Series foreword / by Robert Gottlieb
Foreword / by Carl Anthony
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
Contributor bios
Authors' organizations

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Urban and industrial environments
Case studies.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
HT167 .B675 2009, HT167.B675 2009

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
9780262012683, 9780262512350
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