Readings

LEC # TOPICS READINGS
Part I: Setting the Framework
1 Introduction and Course Overview: Diversity and Change in Urban Neighborhoods
2 Frameworks for Analyzing Urban Neighborhoods I Amazon logo Ferguson, Ronald F., and Sara E. Stoutland. "Reconceiving the Community Development Field." In Urban Problems and Community Development. Edited by Ronald F. Ferguson, and William T. Dickins. Brookings Institution Press, March 1999, pp. 33-68. ISBN: 0815791399.

Amazon logo Keyes, Langley C. "Housing Social Capital and Poor Communities." In Social Capital and Poor Communities. Edited by Susan Saegert, Phillip J. Thompson, and Mark R. Warren. Russell Sage Foundation, January 2001, pp. 136-161. ISBN: 0871547333.
3 Frameworks for Analyzing Urban Neighborhoods II Amazon logo Sassien, Saskia. "Whose City Is It? Globalization and the Formation of New Claims." In Cities and Citizenship. Edited by James Holston. Durham, Duke University Press, 1999, pp. 177-194. ISBN: 0822322749.

Sellers, Jeffrey. "The Nation-State and Urban Governance: Toward Multilevel Analysis." Urban Affairs Review 37, no. 5 (May 2002): 611-641.

Tienda, Marta. "Demography and the Social Contract." Demography 39, no. 4 (November 2002): 587-616.
4 Neighborhoods and Community Amazon logo Sampson, Robert. "What Community Supplies." In Urban Problems and Community Development. Edited by Ronald F. Ferguson, and William T. Dickens. Washington, D. C.: Brookings Institution Press, March 1999, pp. 241-279. ISBN: 0815791399.

Dionne, E. J. "The Quest for Community (Again)." The American Prospect 10 (Summer 1992).

McKnight, John. "Regenerating Community." Social Policy (Winter 1997).
5 Neighborhood Diversity and the Metropolitan Community Kennedy, and Leonard. Dealing with Neighborhood Change: A Primer on Gentrification and Policy Choices. Washington D. C.: Brookings Institution, April 2001, pp. 1-41.

Bollens, Scott A. "In Through the Back Door: Social Equity and Regional Governance." Comments by Myron Orfield and Mark Alan Hughes. Housing Policy Debate 13, no. 4.
6 Community Development I: Context, Origins, and Transformations Yin, Robert K., and Douglas Yates. "Economic Development." In Street Level Governments. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1975, pp. 141-155.

Smith, Steven. "Civic Instrastructure in America: Government and the Non-profit Sector." Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy.

O'Connor, Alice. "Evaluating Comprehensive Community Initiatives: A View from History." In New Approaches to Evaluating Community Initiatives. Edited by James P. Connell, et al. Queenstown, MD: Roundtable on Comprehensive Community Initiatives for Children and Families, Aspen Institute, 1995, pp. 23-63.
7 Community Development II: The Current Scene Amazon logo Walker, Christopher J., and Mark Weinheimer. Chapters 1 and 5 in Community Development in the 1990s. Executive Summary. Washington, D. C.: Urban Institute, 1998. ISBN: 0877666954.

Stoecker, Randy. "The CDC Model of Urban Redevelopment: A Critique and Alternative." Journal of Urban Affairs 19, no. 1 (1997): 1-43. (Also replies by Bratt, Keating, and Stoecker.)

Kingsley, Thomas G., Joseph B. McNeely, and James O. Gibson. Community Building Coming of Age. S. I.: The Urban Institute, 1997.
8 Community Organizing in the Neighborhood I Castells, Manuel. "Neighborhood Mobilization in San Francisco's Mission District." In The City and the Grassroots. Berkley: The University of California Press, 1983, pp. 106-137.

Stall, and Stoecker. "Community Organizing or Organizing Community?: Gender and the Crafts of Empowerment." Gender and Society 12, no. 6 (1998): 729-756.

Glickman, and Servon. "More than Bricks and Sticks: Five Components of Community Development Corporation Capacity." Housing Policy Debate 9, no. 3.
9 Community Organizing in the Neighborhood II Amazon logo Delgado, Gary. Organizing the Movement: The Roots and Growth of ACORN. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1986, pp. 13-28 and 63-90. ISBN: 0877223939.

Hertz, Judy. "Organizing for Change: Stories of Success." Paper presented on COMM-ORG. March 2002.

Chung, and Chang. "From Third World Liberation to Multiple Oppression Politics: A Contemporary Approach to Interethnic Coalitions." Social Justice 25, no. 3.
10 Framework Reflection Newspaper Article and Handout with Questions for Discussion.
Part II: Housing and Community Development
11 Historic Perspective Radford, Gail. Chapters 3-7 in Modern Housing for America: Policy Struggles in the New Era. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Amazon logo Sternlieb, and Listoken. "A Review of National Housing Policy." In Housing America's Poor. Edited by Salins. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987. Chapter 2. ISBN: 0807841811.
12 Historic Perspective II Amazon logo Marcuse, P. "Housing Policy and the Myth of the Benevolent State." Chapter 14 in Critical Perspectives on Housing. Edited by Rachel Bratt, Chester Hartman, and Ann Meyerson. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1986. ISBN: 0877223963.

"To House a Nation: An Overview." The Report of the President's Commission on Housing (1982): 17-35.

Keyes, and DiPasquale. "Housing Policy for the 1990s." Chapter 1 in Building Foundations. Edited by DiPasquale and Keyes. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1990.

Amazon logo Hartman, and Stone. "A Socialist Housing Alternative for the United States." Chapter 29 in Critical Perspectives on Housing. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1986. ISBN: 0877223963.
13 Public Housing and Community Development Amazon logo Bratt, R. "Public Housing: The Controversy and Contribution." Chapter 20 in Critical Perspectives on Housing. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1986. ISBN: 0877223963.

Stegman, Michael. "The Role of Public Housing in a Revitalized National Housing Policy." In Building Foundations. Edited by DiPasquale and Keyes. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1990.

Vale, L. "Beyond the Problem Projects Paradigm: Defining and Revitalizing 'Severely Distressed Public Housing." Housing Policy Debate 4, no. 2 (1993).
14 Managing the Housing Stock Stockard, J. H. A Guide to Comprehensive Property Management . Delft, Netherlands: Delft University Press, 1992, pp. i-vi, 1-61.

Bratt, Rachel G. Confronting the Management Challenge. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 69-142.

Briggs, and Mueller. From Neighborhood to Community. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, pp. 103-144.

Amazon logo Keyes, L. "Organizational Issues." Chapter 8 in Strategies and Saints. Washington, D. C.: Urban Institute Press, March 1, 1992. ISBN: 0877665605.
Part III: Economic Development, Work, and Jobs
15 Community Economic Development Part I: Place-based Strategies

Guest Speaker: Elisabeth Reynolds, PhD Candidate, DUSP
Porter, Michael. "The Competitive Advantage of the Inner City." Harvard Business School Review (May 1994).

Bendrick, and Egan. "Business Development in the Inner-City: Enterprise with Community Links." Community Development Research Center. February 1991.
16 Community Economic Development Part II: Issues, Approaches, and Debates Amazon logo Alperovitz, Gar, Thad Williamson, and David Imbroscio. Chapters 4-11 in Making a Place for Community: Local Democracy in a Global Era. New York: Routledge Press, 2002. ISBN: 0415933560.
17 Sources of Capital Parzen, and Keischnick. Credit Where Its Due. Philadelphia: Temple University Press. pp. 1-66.
18 Main Streets Seidman, Karl. "Inner City Commercial Revitalization Applying the Main Street Model." Housing Policy Debate. 2003.
19 Race and Community Building Thompson, J. Phillip. "Universalism and Deconcentration: Why Race Still Matters in Poverty and Economic Development." Politics and Society 26, no. 2 (June 1998): 181-219.

Amazon logo Hooks, Bell. Where We Stand: Class Matters. New York: Routledge Press, 2002. ISBN: 041592913X.
20 Welfare, Work and Job Training Herr, et. al. "Making the Shoe Fit." In Project Match. December 1996, pp. 1-26 and 55-58.

Dressner, et. al. "Next Door: A Concept Paper for Place-Based Employment Initiatives." Corporation for Supportive Housing. September 1998.
21 Crime, Security and Community Development Amazon logo Taub, Richard, P, D. Garth Taylor, and Jan D. Dunham. Chapters 1 and 8 in Paths of Neighborhood Change: Race and Crime in Urban America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987. ISBN: 0226790029.

Amazon logo Herring, Darnell F., and Hawkins Cedric. "Race, Crime, and Punishment: Old Controversies and New Challenges." In New Directions: African Americans in a Diversifying Nation. Edited by J. S. Jackson. Washington, D. C.: National Policy Association. University of Michigan, November 7, 2000. ISBN: 089068152X.

Gonnerman, Jennifer. "The Neighborhood Costs of America' Prison Boom: Million-Dollar Blocks." Village Voice, November 16, 2004.
22 Education and Community Development Traub, James. "What No School Can Do." New York Times Magazine, Sunday, January 16, 2000.

Amazon logo Noguera, Pedro. "Transforming Urban Schools Through Investments in the Social Capital of Parents." In Social Capital and Poor Communities. Edited by Susan Saegert, J. Phillip Thompson, and Mark R. Warren. Russell Sage Foundation, 2001, pp. 189-212. ISBN: 0871547333.

Amazon logo Anyon, Jean. Ghetto Schooling: A Political Economy of Urban Educational Reform. New York: Teachers College Press, September 1, 1997, pp. xiii-13. ISBN: 0807736635.

Bowles, Samuel, and Herbert Gintis. Schooling in Capitalist America Revisited. 75, no. 2 (November 8, 2001): 1-18.
23 Health and Community Development Geronimus, Arline T., and J. Phil Thompson. "To Denigrate, Ignore, or Disrupt: Racial Inequality in Health and the Impact of Policy-induced Breakdown of African American Communities." In Racial Inequality in Health.

Henig, Robin Marantz. "The Genome in Black and White (and Gray)." New York Times, October 10, 2004.
24 Faith-Based Organizations and Community Development Warren, Mark. "Race, Religion, and Community Activism: Developing Effective Strategies and Institutions to Address Structures of Racism. Prepared for The Project on Race and Community Revitalization, Aspen Roundtable on Comprehensive Community Initiatives." November 9, 1998.
25 Labor and Community Development Thompson, J. Phil. "What Are Labors True Colors?" New Labor Forum (Summer 2004).