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Mobilizing the Community: Local Politics in the Era of the Global City

edited by Robert Fisher, Joseph Kling
Format
Book
Published
Newbury Park [Calif.] : SAGE Publications, c1993.
Language
English
Series
Urban Affairs Annual Review
Urban Affairs Annual Reviews
ISBN
0803942478
Contents
  • Introduction: The continued vitality of community mobilization / Robert Fisher and Joseph King
  • Part 1. Historical and theoretical contexts: Grass-roots organizing worldwide: Common ground, historical roots, and the tension between democracy and the state / Robert Fisher
  • Complex society / complex cities: New social movements and the restructuring of urban space / Joseph Kling
  • Participation in New York and London: Community and market under capitalism / Norman Fainstein and Susan S. Fainstein
  • Part 2. Community-based mobilizations: Private spaces and the politics of places: Spatioeconomic restructuring and community organizing in Tucson and El Paso / Sallie A. Marston and George Towers
  • Building multiracial alliances: The case of people united for a better Oakland / Gary Delgado
  • Keep on keeping on: Organizing for welfare rights in Massachusetts / Betty Reid Mandell and Ann Withorn
  • The career of urban social movements in West Germany / Margit Mayer.
  • (Cont.) The silent valley (Kerala, India) dam abandonment: A case of successful community mobilization / Mathew Zachariah
  • "Deepening" democracy: Popular movement networks, constitutional reform, and radical urban regimes in contemporary Brazil / Sonia E. Alvarez
  • Part 3. Identity politics and social movements: Friends and neighbors: Knowledge and campaigning in London / Judith Allen
  • The difficulty of leaving "Home": gay and lesbian organizing to confront AIDS / Valerie Lehr
  • Pioneering Moslem women in France / Sophie Body-Gendrot
  • The Bay area movement against the Gulf War / Barbara Epstein
  • Conclusion: Prospects and strategies for mobilization in the era of global cities / Robert Fisher and Joseph Kling
  • Index
  • About the contributors.
Description
xxiii, 338 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Urban affairs annual review ; v. 41
Urban affairs annual reviews ; v. 41
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