Community versus commodity : tenants and the American city / Stella M. Čapek, John I. Gilderbloom

Author(s): Čapek, Stella M., 1953-
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Subjects: Rent control--United States
Social movements--United States
Urban policy--United States
Santa Monica (Calif.)--Politics and government
Houston (Tex.)--Politics and government
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c1992
Series: SUNY series, the new inequalities
SUNY series, the new inequalities
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xviii, 326 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Abbreviations
Foreword / Derek Shearer
Part I: Tenants and Urban Social Movement Theory
l. Introduction and Overview 3
2. Tenants and Social Theory 15
Part II: A Case Study of a Tenant Movement: Santa Monica
3. A Case Study of Santa Monica's Progressive Movement 55
4. Symbols and Collective Definitions of the Santa Monica Movement 129
Part III: Free Enterprise or Regulation?
5. Progressives in Office: Santa Monica 169
6. Cities without Urban Grass-Roots Movements: The Case of Houston 209
Part IV: Conclusion
7. Tenants' Movements and the Progressive American City 235
Notes 265
References 291
Index 319
Additional Authors: Gilderbloom, John Ingram
Notes: LCCN: 90024906
ISBN: 0791408418 (CH : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0791408426 (PB : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-317) and index
OCLC Number: 22892928
ISBN/ISSN: 0791408418