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
- Looking at Pornography through Habermasian Lenses: Affirmative Action for Speech
- What's Gender Got to Do with it: The Politics and Morality of an Ethic of Care
- Caught in the Middle: Protecting the Children of High-Conflict Divorce
- Brief Introduction: The Social Construction of Parenthood in One Planned Lesbian Family
- It's Nothing Personal--But Should It Be: Finding Agent Liability for Violations of the Federal Employment Discrimination Statutes
- Contingent Workers in a Changing Economy: Endure, Adapt, or Organize
- Professionalism in Perspective: Alternative Approaches to Nonlawyer Practice
- The Criminalization and Administration of the Homeless: Notes on the Possibilities and Limits of Bureaucratic Engagement