The Dignity of Resistance: Women Residents Activism in Chicago Public Housing Roberta M. Feldman

ISBN: 9780521596862

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The Dignity of Resistance: Women Residents Activism in Chicago Public Housing  by  Roberta M. Feldman

The Dignity of Resistance: Women Residents Activism in Chicago Public Housing by Roberta M. Feldman
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This comprehensive case study chronicles the four decade history of Chicagos Wentworth Gardens public housing residents grassroots activism. It explores why and how the African-American women residents creatively and effectively engaged inMoreThis comprehensive case study chronicles the four decade history of Chicagos Wentworth Gardens public housing residents grassroots activism.

It explores why and how the African-American women residents creatively and effectively engaged in organizing efforts to resist increasing government disinvestment in public housing and the threat of demolition. Through the inspirational voices of the activists, Roberta Feldman and Susan Stall challenge portrayals of public housing residents as passive and alienated victims of despair.



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