Diverging space for deviants : the politics of Atlanta's public housing (eBook, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Diverging space for deviants : the politics of Atlanta's public housing

Author: Akira Drake Rodriguez
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the often-overlooked positive role of public housing in facilitating social movements and activism. Taking a political, social, and spatial perspective, the author offers Atlanta as a case study. Akira Drake Rodriguez shows that the decline in support for public housing, often touted as a positive (neoliberal) development, has negative consequences for social justice and nascent activism,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2020051371
(OCoLC)1197852694
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Akira Drake Rodriguez
ISBN: 9780820359502 0820359505
OCLC Number: 1249500981
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 250 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: A new deal to plan the new south: the politics of Atlanta's public housing --
University homes: the spatial uplift of a deviant slum --
From production of place to production of space: spatial justice in Perry homes --
Grady homes: scaling up Black participatory geographies --
"What are we doing to help ourselves?": Atlanta's Black urban regime and the limits to tenant activism --
Deviancy, demolition, and demobilization: the end of Atlanta's public housing
Responsibility: Akira Drake Rodriguez.

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Explores the often-overlooked positive role of public housing in facilitating social movements and activism. Akira Drake Rodriguez shows that the decline in support for public housing, often touted  Read more...

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