Last project standing. Civics and sympathy in post-welfare Chicago. (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Last project standing. Civics and sympathy in post-welfare Chicago.

Author: Catherine Fennell
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press 2016.
Series: Quadrant Book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Focusing on a redevelopment project in Chicago, Catherine Fennell looks at the possibilities and limits of collective care, concern, and protection in the aftermath of welfare failure. 'Last project standing' opens a vital new perspective on the politics of space, race, and development in urban America.0.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Fennell
ISBN: 9780816697366 0816697361
OCLC Number: 946010678
Description: 320 pages.
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. Across DamenPart I. Sympathy"Toward a Better Life"2. The Many Harms of Staying Here3. Project Heat and Sensory PoliticsPart II. CivicsRadio Rumors4. Experiments in Vulnerability5. The City, the Grassroots, the Poverty PimpsPart III. PublicsResurrections6. The Museum of ResilienceEpilogue: Raising Sympathetic PublicsNotesBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Quadrant Book.
Responsibility: Catherine Fennell.

Abstract:

Focusing on a redevelopment project in Chicago, Catherine Fennell looks at the possibilities and limits of collective care, concern, and protection in the aftermath of welfare failure. 'Last project standing' opens a vital new perspective on the politics of space, race, and development in urban America.0.

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"Using the case of publicly subsidized housing and its residents in Chicago, Catherine Fennell brilliantly traces the architectures of public housing decay and the so-called solutions to them as Read more...

 
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