(KINDLE) [More Than Shelter] By Amy L. Howard


More Than Shelter

Amy L. Howard ¼ 3 read

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In the popular magination public HOUSING TENANTS ARE CONSIDERED AT BEST VICTIMS INTRACTABLE tenants are at best victims of ntractable and at worst criminals More Than Shelter makes clear that such limited perspectives do not capture the rich reality of tenants’ active engagement n shaping public housing nto communities By looking closely at three public housing projects First Cosmic Velocity in San Francisco Amy L Howard brings to light the dramatic measures tenants have taken to create and sustain and strengthen communities that mattered to them More Than Shelter opens with the tumultuousnstitutional history of the San Francisco Housing Authority From Its Housing Authority from Philosophy of Psychopharmacology: Smart Pills, Happy Pills, and Pepp Pills its during the New Deal