Jobs and Economic Development in Minority Communities

Jobs and Economic Development in Minority Communities

By: Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris (editor), Paul Ong (editor)Paperback

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Examines economic development and job creation in different physical and social settings to forge a new agenda for community economic development in minority neighborhoods


1: Introduction: Jobs and Economic Development in Minority Communities Realities, Challenges, and Innovation (Ong, P. and Loukaitou-Sideris, A.) Part I: The Context 2: Metropolitan Dispersion and Diversity: Implications for Community Economic Development (Blumenberg, E.); 3: Impacts of the New Social Policy Regime (Houston, D. and Ong, P.); Chapter 4: The Regional Nexus: The Promise and Risk of Community-Based Approaches to Metropolitan Equity (Pastor, M., Benner, C., and Matsuoka, M.) Part II: Labor Market Development 5: Workforce Development in Minority Communities (Stoll, M.); 6: Employment Opportunities Beyond the 'hood: African American and Hispanic Applicants in Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, and Philadelphia (Zonta, M.); 7: Economic Development in Latino Communities: Incorporating Marginal and Immigrant Workers (Valenzuela, A) Part III: Business Development 8: The Role of Black-owned Businesses in Black Community Development (Boston, T.); 9: New York City's Asian Immigrant Economies: Community Development Needs and Challenges (Hum, T.); 10: Indian Gaming as Community Economic Development (Jojola, T. and Ong, P.) Part IV: Complementary Strategies 11: Social Networks and Social Capital: Latinos in Pico Union (Loukaitou-Sideris, A. and Hutchinson, J.); 12: Linking Housing to Community Economic Development with Community Benefits Agreements: The Case of the Figueroa Corridor Coalition for Economic Justice (Leavitt, J.); 13: Synchronizing Social Services with Labor Market Participation: Implications for Community Economic Development in Minority Neighborhoods (Takahashi, L); 14 Conclusion: Lessons for Community Economic Development (Loukaitou-Sideris, A. and Ong, P.)

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  • ISBN13: 9781592134106
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9781592134106
  • ISBN10: 1592134106

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