Unmaking Goliath

Community Control in the Face of Global Capital by Jame DeFilippis

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James DeFilippis is an Associate Professor in the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. He is the author of Unmaking Goliath: Community Control in the Face of Global Capital, and co-author (with Robert Fisher and Eric Shragge) of Contesting Community: The Limits and Potential of Local Organizing.

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Overview. Malcolm Gladwell’s book David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants is an investigation of the relationship—often distorted, in Gladwell’s view—between underdogs and giants.

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Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. He is author or editor of six books, including Unmaking Goliath, which was named “Best Book in Urban Politics, ” by the American Political Science Association. After decades of suffering redlining and disinvestment by financial institutions, many communities have learned to fight back successfully.

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James DeFilippis is an Associate Professor in the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. He is the author of Unmaking Goliath: Community Control in the Face of Global Capital, and co-author (with Robert Fisher and Eric Shragge) of Contesting Community: The Limits and Potential of Local Organizing.

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Book Required Read Chapter 2: Collective Ownership and .About the Author. James DeFilippis is an Associate Professor in the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.

He is the author of Unmaking Goliath: Community Control in the Face of Global Capital, and co-author (with Robert Fisher and Eric Shragge) of Contesting Community: The Limits and Potential of Local Organizing.James DeFilippis is an Associate Professor in the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.

He is the author of Unmaking Goliath: Community Control in the Face of Global Capital, and co-author (with Robert Fisher and Eric Shragge) of Contesting Community: The Limits and Potential of Local Organizing.