Social Capital in the City: Community and Civic Life in Philadelphia (Philadelphia Voices, Philadelphia Vision)

Social Capital in the City: Community and Civic Life in Philadelphia (Philadelphia Voices, Philadelphia Vision)

By: Richardson Dilworth (editor)Hardback

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Examines social capital across social contexts and time periods within the city and the role of social networks, moving beyond typical definitions of social capital


Introduction: The Place that Loves You Back? - Richardson Dilworth Part I: Social Capital in Historical Context 1 The 1876 Centennial in Philadelphia: Elite Networks and Political Culture - Jerome Hodos; 2 Bonfires, Fistfights, and Roaring Cannons: Election Day and the Creation of Social Capital in the City of Philadelphia - Mark Brewin; 3 Community Advocacy and Volunteerism in Wissahickon Park, 1895-2005 - David R. Contosta and Carol L. Franklin Part II: Social Capital in Urban Education 4 Leveraging Social Capital: The University as Educator and Broker - Barbara Ferman; 5 Community-Based Education in West Philadelphia: The Promise and Limits of Social Capital Production - Melina Patterson Part III: Neighborhood-Based Social Capital and Local Institutions 6 Credit Unions and Social Capital in Philadelphia - Michael Janson; 7 The Comparative Disadvantage of African American-Owned Enterprises: Ethnic Succession and Social Capital in Black Communities - Jennifer Lee; 8 Whose Social Capital? How Economic Development Projects Disrupt Local Social Relations - Judith Goode and Robert T. O'Brien; 9 Rootedness, Isolation, and Social Capital in an Inner-City White Neighborhood - Patricia Stern Smallacombe; 10 Wellsprings of Social Capital: African American Churchwomen in Philadelphia - Valeria Harvell Conclusion: The Declining Political Value of Social Capital - Matthew Crenson and Benjamin Ginsberg

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592133444
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9781592133444
  • ISBN10: 1592133444

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