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Author Baum, Howell S.
Title The organization of hope : communities planning themselves / Howell S. Baum.
Imprint Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, [1997]

Author Baum, Howell S.
Series SUNY series in urban public policy
SUNY series on urban public policy.
Subject Communities -- Case studies.
Community organization -- Case studies.
Community organization -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Jews -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 318 pages) : map.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-308) and index.
Access Access to Internet version restricted to York University faculty, staff and students.
Contents Front Matter -- Front Cover -- Half Title Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication Page -- Table Of Contents -- PREFACE -- Contents -- The Question of Community -- Introduction -- The Baltimore Jewish Community, The Associated, and Strategic Planning -- Southeast Baltimore, the South East Community Organization, and Southeast Community Planning -- Community, Identity, and Planning -- Setting Community Boundaries -- Setting Jewish Community Boundaries: The Affiliated and the Unaffiliated -- Permeable Southeast Boundaries: Dumping, Loss, and the Decline of Ethnicity.
Establishing the Boundaries: Investing and Regenerating -- Defining Good Community Membership -- Defining the Jewish Community and Good Membership: The Orthodox and Non-Orthodox -- The Orthodox, the Non-Orthodox, and Strategic Planning: The Case of Jewish Education -- Consensus Decision Making -- Defining Good Membership in Southeast Baltimore: Good-Heartedness, Homeownership, and the Problem of Race -- Homeownership and Community Preservation -- Managing Resources -- Resources in the Jewish Community: The Wealthy and the Nonwealthy -- Setting Community Priorities.
Other People's Money: The Challenges of Implementation in Southeast -- Continuing the Community -- Continuing the Jewish Community: Older Generations and Younger Generations -- Continuing the Southeast Community: Old-Timers, Newcomers, and Schools -- Community, Organizations, Planning, and the City -- Community Identities -- Community Organizations Planning for Community -- Communities and the City -- Back Matter -- NOTES -- REFERENCES -- INDEX -- Back Cover.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 058507545X (electronic bk.)
9780585075457 (electronic bk.)
9780791431931 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
0791431932 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
9780791431948 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
0791431940 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
OCLC # 42636711
Additional Format Print version: Baum, Howell S. Organization of hope. Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, ©1997 0791431932 (DLC) 96005109 (OCoLC)34283786

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