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Author Shatkin, Gavin.
Title Collective action and urban poverty alleviation : community organizations and the struggle for shelter in Manila / Gavin Shatkin.
Imprint Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2007]

Author Shatkin, Gavin.
Series Urban and regional planning and development series
Urban and regional planning and development.
Subject Community development -- Philippines -- Manila Metropolitan Area.
Community organization -- Philippines -- Manila Metropolitan Area.
Land use -- Philippines -- Manila Metropolitan Area -- Planning -- Citizen participation.
Manila Metropolitan Area (Philippines) -- Politics and government -- Citizen participation.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 168 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-161) and index.
Contents Cover -- Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Tables -- Preface and Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- Perspectives on CBOs and Community Development -- Globalization and Community-based Collective Action -- The Metro Manila Context -- Methodology of the Study -- Outline of the Book -- 2 Obstacles to Empowerment: Local Politics and Community Organizing in Metro Manila -- Urban Politics, Land Markets, and Civil Society Participation -- Historical Foundations of Contemporary Urban Politics in the Philippines -- Martial Law and the Urban Poor Movement -- CBOs and the State in the Post-Marcos Era -- The Social and Political Impacts of Globalization -- Conclusion -- 3 Community-Based Organizations and the State: Five Case Studies -- The Structure of the Community Organizing System in Metro Manila -- CBOs and the State in the Case Study Communities -- Conclusion -- 4 Building Communities: Social Capital and Participation in CBOS -- Theories of Community Participation in Informal Settlements -- Methodology of the Household Survey -- Profile of the Case Study Communities -- Kinship and Social Ties in the Communities -- Participation in the Communities -- Household Characteristics and Participation -- Conclusion -- 5 Political Identities and Collective Action -- Political Orientations of the Urban Poor: A Brief Theoretical Review -- Political Orientations of Informal Settlers in Metro Manila -- Resident Perceptions of their Political Environment in the Case Study Communities -- Residents' Perceptions of CBO Agency -- The Origins of Political Activism in Pasay and Navotas -- Role of Non-Governmental Organizations -- Community Identities -- 6 A Quantitive Assessment of Community Organizing in Metro Manila -- Methodology of the Survey -- A Profile of Informal Settlements in Quezon City and Manila -- Community Organizations: Leadership and Activities -- CBO relations with NGOs -- Community Relations with Government -- Conclusion -- 7 A Comparative Perspective on Collective Action and Community Change -- The Historical Roots of Contemporary State-Community Relations in the Philippines -- Community-Based Organizations and the State: Lessons from Metro Manila, Bangkok and Porto Alegre -- Community-Based Organizations and Communities -- Conclusion -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780754683247 (electronic bk.)
0754683249 (electronic bk.)
9780754647867 (alk. paper)
0754647862 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 560489716
Additional Format Print version: Shatkin, Gavin. Collective action and urban poverty alleviation. Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2007 (DLC) 2006033552

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