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Activist scholar : selected works of Marilyn Gittell

Author: Marilyn Gittell; Ross J Gittell; Kathe Newman
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Publications, ©2012.
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This title highlights Professor Gittell's writings on community organizations, citizen participation, urban politics, the politics of education, and gender. She specialized in applied and comparative research on local, regional, national, and international policies and politics, and placed a high priority on training researchers and scholars.
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Gittell, Marilyn.
Activist scholar.
Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE Publications, ©2012
(DLC) 2011004382
Named Person: Marilyn Gittell; Marilyn Gittell
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Gittell; Ross J Gittell; Kathe Newman
ISBN: 9781452265124 1452265127 9781452243993 1452243999
OCLC Number: 808342310
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 341 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I EDUCATIONAL REFORM AND CITIZEN PARTICIPATION --
1. Prologue and Epilogue From Confrontation at Ocean Hill-Brownsville / Maurice R. Berube --
2. Education: The Decentralization-Community Control Controversy / Marilyn Gittell --
3. School Reform in New York and Chicago: Revisiting the Ecology of Local Games / Marilyn Gittell --
4. The Effect of Geography, Education and Labor Market Segregation on Women's Economic Status in New York State / Marilyn Gittell --
pt. II COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZING --
Introduction / Kathe Newman --
5. Chapters 1 and 2 From Limits to Citizen Participation: The Decline of Community Organizations / Marilyn Gittell --
6. Expanding Civic Opportunity: Urban Empowerment Zones / Robert Lindsay --
7. Race and Gender in Neighborhood Development Organizations / Kathe Newman --
8.Community Organizing, Relationships, Collaboration, and Research: Lessons From the Fund for Community Organizing Initiative / Marilyn Gittell --
pt. III WOMEN's LEADERSHIP, SOCIAL CAPITAL, AND SOCIAL CHANGE --
Introduction / Nancy A. Naples --
9. Changing Women's Roles in Political Volunteerism and Reform of the City / Teresa Shtob --
10. Activist Women: Conflicting Ideologies / Nancy A. Naples --
11. The Gender Gap: Coalescing for Power / Nancy A. Naples.
Responsibility: editors, Ross Gittell, Kathe Newman.

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Activist Scholar: Selected Works of Marilyn Gittell features seminal writings by Marilyn Gittell, a preface by Sara Miller McCune (Founder and Executive Chairman, SAGE Publications), a general  Read more...
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