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

Delgado, Melvin (author.).
E-book E-book (2016.)
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Publisher: Toronto ; University of Toronto Press, 2016.

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  • ISBN: 1442627484
  • ISBN: 9781442627482
  • ISBN: 144264995X
  • ISBN: 9781442649958
  • ISBN: 1442621850
  • ISBN: 9781442621855
Bibliography, etc.: 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.
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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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Citation: Delgado, Melvin. "Celebrating urban community life : fairs, festivals, parades, and community practice." Toronto ; University of Toronto Press, 2016.
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