Bogging Down the Neighborhood

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dc.contributor.author Gilster, Megan
dc.date.accessioned 2016-05-27T18:41:30Z
dc.date.available 2016-05-27T18:41:30Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.citation Gilster, Megan (2009). "Bogging Down the Neighborhood," Agora Journal of Urban Planning and Design, 65-71.
dc.identifier.uri www.agoraplanningjournal.com
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/120350
dc.description.abstract The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) was passed in 1974 and is a major source of federal funding for urban social services. While social planning, e.g. planning with attention to community well-being, is often regulated to the margins of the field, there is a relationship between the process and outcomes of social planning for the effectiveness of urban policy as a whole. This paper reviews the implementation of community participation and social service provision and finds that the incorporation of multiple stakeholders is a key component of effective participation and policy implementation. The differences in priorities between local residents, activists, service providers, and leadership should not be ignored. Social service provision became a dominant activity because of the dominance of service providers in community participation. This paper concludes by offering suggestions for urban policy in a renewed era of participation.
dc.publisher A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.title Bogging Down the Neighborhood
dc.type Article
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Urban Planning
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Social Sciences
dc.contributor.affiliationumcampus Ann Arbor
dc.description.bitstreamurl http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/120350/1/Gilster_BoggingDownTheNeighborhood.pdf
dc.identifier.source Agora Journal of Urban Planning and Design
dc.owningcollname Architecture and Urban Planning, A. Alfred Taubman College of
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