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Author Fairbanks, Robert P., II, 1968-

Title How it works [electronic resource] : recovering citizens in post-welfare Philadelphia / Robert P. Fairbanks II.

Imprint Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 298 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-292) and index.
Contents Introduction -- The making of AHAD -- "How it works": the basic architecture of the Kensington recovery house system -- The art of building programmatic space -- The persistent (failures) of the recovery house system: low wage, labor, relapse, and the wreckage of the past -- Unruly spaces of managed persistence -- Statecraft/self-craft: policy transfer in the recovery house movement -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Self-help housing -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Self-help housing -- Political aspects -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Recovery movement -- Political aspects -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Social settlements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Welfare recipients -- Housing -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Alcoholics -- Rehabilitation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Substance abuse treatment facilities -- Government policy -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Informal sector (Economics) -- Political aspects -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Kensington (Philadelphia, Pa.) -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780226234083 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0226234088 (hardcover. : alk. paper)
9780226234090 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226234096 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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