Robert Mark Silverman is associate professor of Urban Planning at SUNY-Buffalo and author of Doing Business in Minority Markets: Black and Korean Entrepreneurs in Chicago's Ethnic Beauty Aids Industry (Garland Publishing, 2000).
Community-Based Organizations contributes a much needed critical
and progressive stance to the debate about social capital and
community building in America."--Robert Fisher "University of
Connecticut, co-author of Settlement Houses Under Siege: The
Struggle to Sustain Community Organizations in New York City "
Drawing on a collection of provocative case studies, this book demonstrates social capital's potential for the purpose of progressive community development. In doing so, it helps us understand how disadvantaged communities can improve their social position while also enhancing democratic participation."--Steven J. Gold "Michigan State University, co-author of Ethnic Economies "