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Neighborhood Development and School-Community Partnerships: The Case of Barrio Promesa

Abstract This study explores community development initiatives and school-community partnerships that took place during the period 1998 - 2010 in Barrio Promesa, a Hispanic immigrant neighborhood within a large metropolitan area of the South Western United States. More specifically, it examines the initiatives and partnerships carried out through three main sectors of social actors: a) elected officials, public administrators and their agencies of the city; b) the neighborhood elementary school and school district administration; and c) civil society inclusive of non-profit agencies, faith-based organizations and businesses entities. This study is bounded by the initiation of development efforts by the city on the front end. The neighborhood school ... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Busch, Jay S. E. (Author) / Schugurensky, Daniel (Advisor) / Danzig, Arnold (Committee member) / Knopf, Richard (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Public administration / Public policy / Education policy / Civil Society / Collaboration / Community Development / Community Schools / Immigration / Leadership
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 295 pages
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Note Doctoral Dissertation Public Administration 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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