Community-Based Organizations

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  • Copyright: 2004-03-01
  • Publisher: Wayne State Univ Pr
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: Social Capital and Community Development
Robert Mark Silverman
Part One: Social Capital as a Tool for Empowering the Poor
Social Capital for What?
Ivan Light
The Failure of Funding Social Capital: An Evaluation of Microfinance Funding in the United States, 1996--1999
Gina Neff
Part Two: Structural Barriers and the Context of Building Social Capital
The Mystery of the Missing Social Capital and the Ghost of Social Structure: Why Community Development Can't Win
Randy Stoecker
Paradise Lost: Social Capital and the Emergence of a Homeowners Association in a Suburban Detroit Neighborhood
Robert Mark Silverman
Kelly L. Patterson
Community Development Corporations and Social Capital: Lessons from the South Bronx
Brian Sahd
Part Three: The Effects of Race, Gender, and Religion
Community Development Corporations (CDCs) in the Deep South: The Interaction of Social Capital, Community Context, and Organizational Networks
Robert Mark Silverman
Social Capital and African American Church Leadership
Sherri Leronda Wallace
Mobilizing Social Capital through Community Struggle
Judith N. DeSena
Conclusion: A Progressive Model
Robert Mark Silverman
Selected Bibliography 195(8)
Notes on Contributors 203(4)
Index 207

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