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Community Economic Development Law : A Text For Engaged Learning
  • Susan D. Bennett, American University Washington College of Law
  • Brenda Bratton Blom
  • Louise A. Howells
  • Deborah S. Kenn
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Community Economic Development Law: A Text for Engaged Learning provides a flexible set of materials that faculty can customize to meet the goals of the stand-alone community development class, or the pedagogical needs of community development law clinics. The text enables students to approach the substantive material as would problem-solving, community-based practitioners. They do so by entering the community of Ourfuture City, whose Old World immigrants built a vanished industrial prosperity; and of its neighborhood, Milkweed Park, whose new immigrants and long-time residents confront the stresses of physical and financial isolation, racial segregation and economic disinvestment. Students assume the roles of advisors and advocates for the families, teachers, clergy, bankers, entrepreneurs, non-profits, public institutions, and activists of this prototypical struggling municipality.
Carolina Academic Press
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Susan D. Bennett, Brenda Bratton Blom, Louise A. Howells and Deborah S. Kenn. Community Economic Development Law : A Text For Engaged Learning. (2012)
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