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Author Delgado, Melvin, author.

Title Celebrating urban community life : fairs, festivals, parades, and community practice / Melvin Delgado.

Publication Info. Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Section 1: Setting the Context. 1. Overview -- 2. An Overview of Community Celebratory Event -- 3. Evaluation of Community Celebratory Events -- 4. Conceptualization of a Community Capacity Enhancement Assets Paradigm -- Section 2: Community Celebratory Events. 5. Fairs -- 6. Festivals -- 7. Parades -- Section 3: Case Examples. 8. Fair Case Example: The Chinatown Health Fair (N.Y.C.) -- 9. Festival Case Example: Lunar New Year Festival (San Francisco's Chinatown) -- 10. Toronto Parade Case Examples (Portuguese, Hispanic & Pride) -- Section 4: Reflections on Community Celebratory Events. 11. Select Knowledge and Competencies for Community Practice and Celebratory Events.
Summary Celebrating Urban Community Life is a comprehensive guide to understanding and enhancing communal celebrations as a source of community capital.
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Subject City and town life -- Case studies.
Cities and towns -- Social aspects -- Case studies.
Festivals -- Case studies.
Fairs -- Case studies.
Parades -- Case studies.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Literary.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Geography.
Cities and towns -- Social aspects.
City and town life.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Case studies.
Other Form: Print version: Delgado, Melvin. Celebrating urban community life. Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, 2016 9781442649958 (OCoLC)932093514
ISBN 9781442621855 (electronic bk.)
1442621850 (electronic bk.)