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Chicago's Block Clubs

How Neighbors Shape the City

Chicago's Block Clubs( )
Author: Seligman, Amanda I.
Series title:Historical Studies of Urban America Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-38585-3
Publication Date:Aug 2016
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $58.99
Book Description:

Whether focused on flower gardens, street crime, or aesthetic conformity, urban block clubs are unusual quasi-institutions that can establish or maintain a neighborhood’s appearance, social dynamics, and quality of life. But what is a block club? And how does it function? Is it a definable institution, with codifiable practices and expectations, or is it merely an assemblage of like-minded citizens who happen to live near one another? What makes one such group effective and...
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Book Details
Pages:312
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Development / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.9 x 22.3 x 1.01 cm
Book Weight:0.456 Kilograms



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