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The Resource A people's war on poverty : urban politics and grassroots actitivists in Houston, Wesley G. Phelps

A people's war on poverty : urban politics and grassroots actitivists in Houston, Wesley G. Phelps

Label
A people's war on poverty : urban politics and grassroots actitivists in Houston
Title
A people's war on poverty
Title remainder
urban politics and grassroots actitivists in Houston
Statement of responsibility
Wesley G. Phelps
Title variation
Urban politics and grassroots actitivists in Houston
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phelps, Wesley G
Dewey number
305.5/69097641411
Index
index present
LC call number
HN80.H8
LC item number
P44 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Community Action Program (U.S.)
  • Community development
  • Poor
  • Poor
  • Poverty
  • Social action
Label
A people's war on poverty : urban politics and grassroots actitivists in Houston, Wesley G. Phelps
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-234) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The war on poverty and the expansion of democracy -- Declaring a war on poverty in the midst of "pervasive conservatism": the tumultuous road to establishing a community action agency, 1964-1965 -- Creating an alternative antipoverty philosophy for Houston: grassroots religious activists and VISTA workers outside the city's community action agency, 1964-1966 -- An aggressive vision for the community action program: confrontational politics and the expansion of democracy, 1966-1967 -- A closing window of opportunity for expanding democracy: Houston's public officials and the taming of the community action program, 1967 -- A triumph for the limited vision of democracy: new leadership and the expulsion of the organizers, 1967-1969 -- National changes with local results: de-escalation of the war on poverty, 1969-1976 -- The war on democracy
Control code
ocn854980367
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 239 pages
Isbn
9780820346717
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013029149
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)854980367
Label
A people's war on poverty : urban politics and grassroots actitivists in Houston, Wesley G. Phelps
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-234) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The war on poverty and the expansion of democracy -- Declaring a war on poverty in the midst of "pervasive conservatism": the tumultuous road to establishing a community action agency, 1964-1965 -- Creating an alternative antipoverty philosophy for Houston: grassroots religious activists and VISTA workers outside the city's community action agency, 1964-1966 -- An aggressive vision for the community action program: confrontational politics and the expansion of democracy, 1966-1967 -- A closing window of opportunity for expanding democracy: Houston's public officials and the taming of the community action program, 1967 -- A triumph for the limited vision of democracy: new leadership and the expulsion of the organizers, 1967-1969 -- National changes with local results: de-escalation of the war on poverty, 1969-1976 -- The war on democracy
Control code
ocn854980367
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 239 pages
Isbn
9780820346717
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013029149
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)854980367

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