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The roots of community organizing, 1917-1939

Author: Neil Betten; Michael J Austin; Robert Fisher
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an insight into the background of community organizing stemming from various social agencies and explores the activities of people and groups that are organizing communities. This study  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Betten; Michael J Austin; Robert Fisher
ISBN: 0877226628 9780877226628
OCLC Number: 19556345
Description: viii, 230 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The roots of community organizing : an introduction / Michael J. Austin and Neil Betten --
The intellectual origins of community organizing / Michael J. Austin and Neil Betten --
The Cincinnati unit experiment, 1917-1920 / Neil Betten and Michael J. Austin --
The International Institutes : their philosophy and role in community organizing / Raymond A. Mohl and Neil Betten --
Grass roots organizing in the community center movement, 1907-1930 / Robert Fisher --
Rural organizing and the agricultural extension service / Michael J. Austin and Neil Betten --
Social planning and physical planning / Michael J. Austin and Neil Betten --
Federated philanthropy in a Jewish community, 1904-1939 / Marc Lee Raphael. The urban political boss as community organizer / Neil Betten and William E. Hershey --
The conflict approach to community organizing : Saul Alinsky and the CIO / Neil Betten and Michael J. Austin --
Religious organizations as a base for community organizing : the Catholic Worker Movement during the Great Depression / Neil Betten and William E. Hershey --
The legacy of community organizing at the close of the Great Depression / Michael J. Austin and Neil Betten.
Responsibility: Neil Betten and Michael J. Austin with contributions by Robert Fisher [and others].
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