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How it works : recovering citizens in post-welfare Philadelphia / Robert P. Fairbanks II.

By: Fairbanks, Robert P., II.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2009Description: x, 298 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780226234083 (hbk.); 0226234088 (hbk.); 9780226234090 (pbk.); 0226234096 (pbk.).Subject(s): 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 centuryDDC classification: 362.291850974811 FAI Online resources: Table of contents
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
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-292) and index.

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

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