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Title Return of the neighborhood as an urban strategy / edited by Michael A. Pagano
Published Urbana : Published for the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs (CUPPA), University of Illinois at Chicago, by the University of Illinois Press, [2015]
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Contents Preface and acknowledgments / Michael A. Pagano -- part one. Overview -- Neighborhoods matter ... neighborhood matters / Janet L. Smith -- part two. White papers -- Opportunity without moving : building strong neighborhoods where people can stay if they want to / Mary Pattillo -- Discussant -- Restoring neighborhoods to the center : alternative mechanisms and institutions / Teresa L. Córdova -- People and places : neighborhood as a strategy of urban development from the progressive era to today / Alice O'Connor -- Discussant -- Varieties of neighborhood capitalism : control, risk, and reward / Rachel Weber -- Cities, schools, and social progress : the impact of school reform policies on low-income communities of color / Pedro A. Noguera -- Discussant -- The Janus-faced neighborhood school / Elizabeth S. Todd-Breland -- Migrant civil society and the metropolitics of belonging / Nik Theodore -- Discussants -- Immigrant civil society and incorporation in the Chicago suburbs / Nilda Flores-González, Andy Clarno, and Vanessa Guridy-Cerritos -- part three. Synthesis and recommendations -- Not your parents' neighborhood : tradition, innovation, and the changing face of community development / Stephanie Truchan -- What's next?
Summary In this new volume, Michael A. Pagano curates essays focusing on the neighborhood's role in urban policy solutions. The papers emerged from dynamic discussions among policymakers, researchers, public intellectuals, and citizens at the 2014 UIC Urban Forum. As the writers show, the greater the city, the more important its neighborhoods and their distinctions. The topics focus on sustainable capital and societal investments in people and firms at the neighborhood level. Proposed solutions cover a range of possibilities for enhancing the quality of life for individuals, households, and neighborhoods. These include everything from microenterprises to factories; from social spaces for collective and social action to private facilities; affordable housing and safety to gated communities; and from neighborhood public education to cooperative, charter, and private schools
Subject Cities and towns -- United States.
Neighborhoods -- United States.
Urban policy -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Pagano, Michael A.
ISBN 0252098021 (electronic bk.)
9780252098024 (electronic bk.)