ERIC Number: EJ552412
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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Undergraduate Research in Distressed Urban Communities: An Undervalued Form of Service-Learning.
Reardon, Kenneth M.
Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, v1 n1 p44-54 Fall 1994
Describes two participatory action research projects completed by undergraduate students for community-based organizations in New York City (New York) that dramatically affected municipal economic development and affordable housing policies in two low-income minority communities. Argues that such projects are valuable in helping students gain understanding of social, economic, and political dynamics of urban poverty and racial discrimination. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)