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Author Kretzmann, John P.

Title Building communities from the inside out : a path toward finding and mobilizing a community's assets / John P. Kretzmann, John L. McKnight
Published Evanston, Ill. : Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research, Northwestern University, [1993]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  307.140973 Kre/Bcf  AVAILABLE
 MELB  307.140973 Kre/Bcf  AVAILABLE
Description 376 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Releasing individual capacities -- Releasing the power of local asociations and organizations -- Capturing local institutions for community building -- Rebuilding the community economy -- Asset-based community development: mobilizing an entire community -- Providing suport for asset-based development: policies and guidelines
Summary This guide summarizes lessons learned by studying successful community-building initiatives in hundreds of neighborhoods across the United States. It outlines in simple, "neighborhood-friendly" terms what local communities can do to start their own journey down the path of asset-based development
Analysis Community - United States
Community Building
Community Development - Communities
Community Development - Handbooks, Manuals, etc
Community Development - Research - United States
Community Groups
Community Life
Community Organizations
Notes "The Neighborhood Innovations Network is funded by the Chicago Community Trust."
Cover title
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Community development -- United States.
Community development, Urban -- United States.
Community organization -- United States.
Community power -- United States.
Neighborhoods -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Poor -- United States.
Urban renewal -- United States -- Citizen participation.
Urban Population.
Urban Renewal.
Planning Techniques.
Social Planning.
City Planning.
Community Health Planning.
Community Participation.
Community-Institutional Relations.
Social Conditions.
Urban Renewal.
United States.
United States.
Author McKnight, John, 1931-
Neighborhood Innovations Network.
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Center for Urban Affairs and Policy Research.
Southeast Valley Neighborhood Leadership College
ISBN 087946108X