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Development of Capital in Poor, Inner-City Neighborhoods

Author: Fellin,-Phillip
Author Background:
Date 1/1/98
Type Journal
Journal Title: Journal-of-Community-Practice
Volume/Pages 1998, 5, 3, 87-98
Subject Matter Community Development
Abstract Social work practice in poor, inner-city neighborhoods can be enhanced through assessment of individual & community needs that takes into account various forms of capital, ie, financial, human, social, cultural, environmental, & political. These forms of capital are defined & illustrated, based on a review of social science studies of the social problems in inner-city neighborhoods. Examples are provided of community interventions that focus on capital development & community building for residents in areas of extreme poverty. 41 References. Adapted from the source document