Human Capital Investment for Central City Revitalization

Human Capital Investment for Central City Revitalization

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Viewing poverty as a condition that is fed and renewed on a daily basis by social and economic structures, this book focuses on the ways in which poor residents can be helped to improve their own situations, their living conditions, and the central city itself. Also includes four maps.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 299g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138992240
  • 9781138992245

About Fritz Wagner

Fritz W. Wagner is Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, and Dean Emeritus of the College of Urban and Public Affairs at the University of New Orleans. Timothy E. Joder is the Associate Dean of Business Affairs and Executive Director of Sponsored Research in the College of Urban and Public Affairs at the University of New Orleans. He serves as the Deputy Director of the National Center for the Revitalization of Central Cities. Anthony J. Mumphrey Jr. is Professor of Urban and Regional Planning and Research Director of the National Center for the Revitalization of Central Cities at the University of New Orleans.show more

Table of contents

List of Contributors Acknowledgements 1. Human Capital Investment - Robert W. Becker and Robert A. Collins 2. The Detroit Empowerment Zone's Effect on Economic Opportunity: Employers' Responses to the Zones Programs and Incentives' - Margaret Dewar 3. Building Communities, Building Coalitions: Initiatives for Urban Education - Kathryn Doherty, Cheryl Jones, and Clarence Stone 4. Tenant Organizing in Public Housing: A Case Study of Kansas City, Missouri and New Orleans - Robert O. Washington and Robert K. Whelan 5. A Consideration of Community Reinvestment Agreements: Bank Lending to Minority and Low-Income Households and Neighborhoods - Alex Schwartz 6. Conclusion: Human Capital Investment and Central City Revitaliztion - Fritz Wagner. Timothy Loder, Anthony J. Mumphrey Jr., and Louis Crust.show more