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Author Delgado, Melvin, author.

Title Celebrating urban community life : fairs, festivals, parades, and community practice / Melvin Delgado
Published Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, 2016
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Contents Section 1: Setting the Context. 1. Overview -- 2. An Overview of Community Celebratory Event -- 3. Evaluation of Community Celebratory Events -- 4. Conceptualization of a Community Capacity Enhancement Assets Paradigm -- Section 2: Community Celebratory Events. 5. Fairs -- 6. Festivals -- 7. Parades -- Section 3: Case Examples. 8. Fair Case Example: The Chinatown Health Fair (N.Y.C.) -- 9. Festival Case Example: Lunar New Year Festival (San Francisco's Chinatown) -- 10. Toronto Parade Case Examples (Portuguese, Hispanic & Pride) -- Section 4: Reflections on Community Celebratory Events. 11. Select Knowledge and Competencies for Community Practice and Celebratory Events
Summary Celebrating Urban Community Life is a comprehensive guide to understanding and enhancing communal celebrations as a source of community capital
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cities and towns -- Social aspects -- Case studies
City and town life -- Case studies
Fairs -- Case studies
Festivals -- Case studies
Parades -- Case studies
Cities and towns -- Social aspects.
City and town life.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Geography.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1442621850