Planning and Asset Mapping
Communities from the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding
and Mobilizing a Community's Assets.
Evanston, IL: Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern
John P. Kretzman and John L., McKnight
and the Wealth of Nations.
New York: Vintage Books, 1985.
By Jane Jacobs
Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1996.
Edited by W. Dennis Keating, Norman Krumholz, and Philip
· A collection of articles that both documents
the decline of urban neighborhoods and describes the present
strategies for revitalizing them.
Planning and Community-Based Development: The Potential
and Limits of Grassroots Action.
Sage Publications, 2000.
By William Peterman
New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 2001.
By Robert J. Chaskin, Prudence Brown, Sudhir Venkatesh,
and Avis Vidal.
· Outlines four capacities that communities need
to have in order to bring about change: leadership development,
community organizing, organizational development and organizational
collaboration and networks.
Old Neighborhood: What we lost in the Great Suburban Migration:
New York: Free Press, 1999.
By Ray Suarez.
· Discusses how neighborhoods have changed over
the past thirty years. The book has a chapter on Cleveland
and highlights the Broadway neighborhood.