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Author Soifer, Steven.
Title Community economic development in social work / Steven D. Soifer, Joseph B. McNeely, Cathy Costa, and Nancy Pickering-Bernheim.
Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, 2014.

Author Soifer, Steven.
Series Foundations of Social Work Knowledge Series.
Foundations of social work knowledge.
Subject Social work administration.
Community development.
Alt Name McNeely, Joseph B.
Costa, Cathy.
Pickering-Bernheim, Nancy.
Description 1 online resource (585 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Table of Contents; Preface; Part I: Settings and Framework; 1. What Is Community Economic Development?; 2. Social Workers and Community Economic Development; 3. The Making and Unmaking of Cities and Neighborhoods; 4. History of Community Economic Development: The Nineteenth Century to Lyndon Johnson; 5. History of Community Economic Development: Richard Nixon to Barack Obama; Part II: Strategy, Organization, and Success; 6. Choosing a Strategy; 7. A Taxonomy of Community Development Corporations; Part III: Tools of Development; 8. Investing in Human Capital.
9. Building High-Performance Organizations10. Real Estate: Developing Physical Capital; 11. Financial Capital: Business Development and Financial Infrastructure; 12. Lobbying and Advocacy; Part IV: Putting It All Together; 13. Expanding Social and Political Capital; 14. Special Challenges in Community Development: Racism and Regionalism; 15. Community Building: A New Synthesis; 16. Conclusion; Appendix I: Anymidwest City Exercise; References; Index.
Summary Community economic development (CED) is an increasingly essential factor in the revitalization of low- to moderate-income communities. This cutting-edge text explores the intersection of CED and social work practice, which both focus on the well-being of indigent communities and the empowerment of individuals and the communities in which they live. This unique textbook emphasizes a holistic approach to community building that combines business and real-estate development with a focus on stimulating family self-reliance and community empowerment. The result is an innovative approach to rehabi.
Note English.
ISBN 9780231508575 (electronic bk.)
0231508573 (electronic bk.)
9781322377827 (MyiLibrary)
OCLC # 894171287
Additional Format Print version: Soifer, Steven D. Community Economic Development in Social Work. New York : Columbia University Press, 2014 9780231133951.