This could be the start of something big : how social movements for regional equity are reshaping metropolitan America (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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This could be the start of something big : how social movements for regional equity are reshaping metropolitan America

Author: Manuel Pastor; Chris Benner; Martha Matsuoka
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2009.
Series: Cornell paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For nearly two decades, progressives have been dismayed by the steady rise of the right in U.S. politics. Often lost in the gloom and doom about American politics is a striking and sometimes underanalyzed phenomenon: the resurgence of progressive politics and movements at a local level. Across the country, urban coalitions, including labor, faith groups, and community-based organizations, have come together to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pastor, Manuel, 1956-
This could be the start of something big.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008038071
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Manuel Pastor; Chris Benner; Martha Matsuoka
ISBN: 9780801459122 0801459125
OCLC Number: 726824363
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 255 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Something's happening here --
Unpacking regional equity --
The landscape of social movement regionalism --
Coming back together in Los Angeles --
Making regional equity work --
Moving on up.
Series Title: Cornell paperbacks.
Responsibility: Manuel Pastor Jr., Chris Benner, and Martha Matsuoka.

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The authors show how momentum is building as new policies addressing regional infrastructure, housing, and workforce development bring together business and community groups who share a common desire  Read more...

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"Economic justice has long been the core goal of community organizing. In the past decade, often below the radar screen of national politics, effective movements have emerged within neighborhoods Read more...

 
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