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Woodson, Robert L.

Overview
Works: 53 works in 77 publications in 1 language and 1,969 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Television news programs  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Speaker, Interviewee, Editor
Classifications: HV9104, 364.360973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert L Woodson
A summons to life : mediating structures and the prevention of youth crime by Robert L Woodson( Book )

12 editions published between 1981 and 1989 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Youth crime and urban policy : a view from the inner city by Robert L Woodson( Book )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The triumphs of Joseph : how today's community healers are reviving our streets and neighborhoods by Robert L Woodson( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Triumphs of Joseph is a tribute to a contemporary miracle - neighborhood healers of the inner city who exemplify the imagination, the courage, and the self-help ethic necessary to renew our communities. Robert L. Woodson, Sr., sees Joseph as a prototype of the men and women who battle daily to change lives in our poorest neighborhoods. While many such modern "Josephs" exist, Woodson argues, their efforts are too often ignored or disparaged by "Pharaoh's courtiers"--The people who have a vested interest in the existence of poverty and racial tensions and have drawn attention away from solutions to the problem. Woodson concedes that racism and discrimination exist, but he insists that they are not the primary and most lethal cause of social disintegration in black communities. According to Woodson, drug abuse, theft, and gang activity are merely the localized evidence of a moral disintegration that is rampant in all walks of American life, white and black, rich and poor alike. This powerful appeal for the revitalization of American society shows that solutions exist in the vision and deeds of the street-level Josephs whose efforts and voices we must heed
On the road to economic freedom : an agenda for Black progress( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the press( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On this edition of Meet the Press: Jesse Jackson, Johnnie Cochran, Robert Woodson, and Gary Franks discuss the future of black America
In search of a common destiny( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews during the violence and cleanup after the Rodney King verdict in Los Angeles, a town meeting in Los Angeles, and a panel discussion of the racial problems of this country with the inclusion of the book, A common destiny : Blacks and America
Private sector alternatives to the welfare state : a new agenda for black Americans by Robert L Woodson( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gang mother : the story of Sister Falaka Fattah by Robert L Woodson( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poor and conservatives vs. the poverty industry by Robert L Woodson( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A review of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration's relationship to the black community by Robert L Woodson( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conservative virtues of Dr. Martin Luther King by Robert L Woodson( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kerner Commission report and the failed legacy of liberal social policy by Stephan Thernstrom( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black hostages of the child welfare system : strategies for true reform by Robert L Woodson( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race and economic opportunity by Robert L Woodson( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Sister Falaka Fattah by Robert L Woodson( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is the black community a casualty of the war on poverty? by Robert L Woodson( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black perspectives on crime and the criminal justice system : a symposium( Book )

1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Imprimis( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flora of Panama : checklist and index by William G D'Arcy( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Declarations, essays on American ideals( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four short video essays, each exploring the idea of equality in modern American life
 
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The triumphs of Joseph : how today's community healers are reviving our streets and neighborhoods
Alternative Names
Robert Woodson American social worker

Woodson, Robert

Languages
English (42)

Covers
Gang mother : the story of Sister Falaka Fattah