Lecture 5 2011 - Psych/HD2820CommunityOutreach...

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Psych/HD 2820 Community Outreach September 27, 2011
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Today’s Lecture: Last Look  At the idea of Community 1. Excerpt from  White Noise 2. Core concepts from Urban Sociology 3. 4. Case Program: The Neighborhood Club 5.   Case Study 2: Measuring Neighborhood and  School Environments 6.   Geoff, Mike & the basketball
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Urban Sociology • 1920s sociologists from the University of  Chicago examined their city and  the impact of  city life and its problems on its residents,  providing the basis for urban study. Urban sociology  - examines the social,  political and economic structures and their  impact within an urban setting.  • First studies of urban sociology took a  functionalist approach, comparing a city to a  biological organism. 
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Two Dominant Traditions    Human Ecology  - the study of the  relationship between individuals and their  physical environment and population  dynamics. Effectively used to provide a  psycho-social context for understanding  the ways children develop.
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    To study the composition of communities and the ways they  change, these researchers often depend upon:  Demography  - the study of the size, composition, and  distribution of human populations, analyzing the changes and  trends in the population beginning with two fundamental facts  --we are born and then we die .      Migration  – the movement of individuals from one area to  another.  – Immigration - the movement of people into a geographic  area. – Emigration - the movement of people out of a geographic  area.
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            Direct Federal Program – Enforces fair housing laws – Administers programs to provide a decent, safe  and sanitary environment for every American. – has been a major player in: •  influencing land use decisions in urban areas • spurring economic growth and development in  distressed communities.
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Federal “Partnerships” Renewal Communities, Empowerment Zones, and Enterprise  Communities   – Program brings communities together through partnerships  to attract the social and economic investment necessary for  sustainable economic and community development. Urban Revitalization Demonstration Program - HOPE VI
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