Book reviews of Capital and Communities in Black and White by Gregory D. Squires; Reinventing Cities: Equity Planners Tell Their Stories by Norman Krumholz and Pierre Clavel; and Organizing in the South Bronx by Jim Rooney.
We will also need a generation of leaders committed to reclaiming a vision in our country that is committed to the cities and people who are poor.
One way to resolve the tension between capital and community is by marrying ownership and workforce on the assumption that the workers will have greater loyalty to their communities than to capital per se.
Too often, one senses that those who dominate the in rem policy de-bates are presiding over a funeral, while accusing each other of murder.
The problems facing disinvested communities are enormous, and real solutions will not be possible without a significant redistribution of wealth and progressive taxation.
CDCs have accomplished much in difficult environments and under tremendous constraints. Their mission of providing housing, social services, and economic opportunity is vital. Nevertheless, given their reliance upon public and philanthropic support, they must not squander their economic capital, and
Other Issues in this Volume
- This Child Does Have Two Mothers... And a Sperm Donor with Visitation
- Caught in the Middle: Protecting the Children of High-Conflict Divorce
- What's Gender Got to Do with it: The Politics and Morality of an Ethic of Care
- Protecting the Mentally Retarded from Capital Punishment: State Efforts Since Penry and Recommendations for the Future