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Thinking Small

The United States and the Lure of Community Development

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HARDCOVER

$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674289949

Publication Date: 01/05/2015

Text

272 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

14 halftones, 1 table

World

  • Preface: Modernization, Development, and Community
  • Introduction: Actually Existing Localism
  • 1. When Small Was Big
  • 2. Development without Modernization
  • 3. Peasantville
  • 4. Grassroots Empire
  • 5. Urban Villages
  • Epilogue: What Is Dead and What Is Undead in Community Development?
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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