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More than shelter : activism and community in San Francisco public housing

Author: Amy Lynne Howard
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota : University of Minnesota Press, 2014 2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By looking closely at three public housing projects in San Francisco, Amy L. Howard brings to light the dramatic measures tenants have taken to create communities that mattered to them. These stories  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Lynne Howard
ISBN: 9780816665822 0816665826 9780816665815 0816665818 9781452941776 1452941777
OCLC Number: 913843692
Notes: Includes index
Description: 1 online resource (330 pages)
Contents: ContentsAbbreviationsIntroduction1. "To Provide Decent, Safe, and Sanitary Housing": San Francisco's Housing Authority2. The Contested Mission of Valencia Gardens3. "Peace and Prosperity Dwell among Virtuous Neighbors": Chinatown's Public Housing4. "The Best Project in Town": North Beach PlaceConclusion: Looking Back, Moving ForwardAcknowledgmentsNotesIndex

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