Resources

This section includes papers by Dr. Fullilove and others on displacement and its effects on various communities. It also includes additional material on the places and concepts discussed in the book Root Shock, such as links to historical photo archives, news updates on development in the communities, and other related articles.
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This paper addresses the ways in which the kind of social organization in a community influences the kinds of behaviors that people will display.  1395k v. 3 Nov 21, 2012, 10:47 AM Sarah Tomasello
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From a Brooklyn-based independent film studio, this documentary is about Brooklyn residents fighting eminent domain seizures of their homes and businesses for the development of a basketball arena.  Sep 1, 2016, 3:44 PM Sarah Tomasello
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This paper examines the experience of living in Berlin before, during and after the Berlin Wall.  346k v. 3 Nov 21, 2012, 10:47 AM Sarah Tomasello
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This paper looks at Black women and cultural views on sex and sexuality.  985k v. 3 Nov 21, 2012, 10:48 AM Sarah Tomasello
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This paper examines the effect of repairing buildings on a Harlem neighborhood.  764k v. 3 Nov 21, 2012, 10:48 AM Sarah Tomasello
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Charles "Teenie" Harris was a prolific and famed photographer of Pittsburgh's Hill District. The Carnegie Museum of Art houses his archive and holds exhibitions periodically. The museum's online archive of his work can be accessed here.  Sep 1, 2016, 3:43 PM Sarah Tomasello
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The Family to Family program used monthly "reunion dinners" to strengthen Harlem families.  964k v. 3 Nov 21, 2012, 10:49 AM Sarah Tomasello
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Mindy Fullilove gave a talk to the Congress on Urban Ministry in Chicago IL March 3, 2011. This paper is a loose rendition of the talk into prose.    1175k v. 3 Nov 21, 2012, 10:49 AM Sarah Tomasello
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Hillscapes: Envisioning a Healthy Urban Habitat is a scrapbook about the 1998-99 effort to understand the urban processes that had undermined Pittsburgh's Hill District and to try to see what might be done about it.  17083k v. 3 Oct 1, 2015, 10:43 AM Sarah Tomasello
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This paper reports the reactions of people living and working in Washington Heights New York to the violence that shook the area in the 1990s.  658k v. 3 Nov 21, 2012, 10:50 AM Sarah Tomasello
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This paper examines the psychiatric implications of displacement, drawing on ideas from the psychology of place.  757k v. 3 Nov 21, 2012, 10:52 AM Sarah Tomasello
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This paper describes the recovery of Enschede, a city int he Netherlands that suffered from a huge explosion and was rapidly rebuilt.  2487k v. 3 Nov 21, 2012, 10:52 AM Sarah Tomasello
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This paper looks at what root shock does to children early in life.  576k v. 3 Nov 21, 2012, 10:50 AM Sarah Tomasello
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This paper presents Mindy Fullilove's concept of "root shock," based on the lifestory of David Jenkins and Mary Bishop's reporting on urban renewal in Roanoke, VA.  82k v. 3 Nov 21, 2012, 10:51 AM Sarah Tomasello
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This one page synopsis of serial displacement was the handout for a talk by Mindy Fullilove at the Black Graduate Students Association of JHU School of Public Health, February 17, 2011.  854k v. 3 Feb 23, 2011, 9:21 AM Sarah Tomasello
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This paper describes the recurrent upheaval that has undermined stability of African American communities over a 100 year period.  253k v. 3 Apr 2, 2014, 2:28 PM Sarah Tomasello
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Mary Bishop's article "Street by Street, Block by Block" in Roanoke Times & World-News, an in-depth article about how African Americans of Roanoke were effected by urban renewal projects.  Sep 1, 2016, 3:40 PM Sarah Tomasello
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This is a summary of the presentations made at the serial displacement conference, April 9th, 2009.   53k v. 3 Jul 12, 2010, 1:51 PM Sarah Tomasello
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This is Rodrick Wallace's classic paper on displacement and the spread of disease and disorder.  1155k v. 3 Nov 21, 2012, 10:51 AM Sarah Tomasello
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This wonderful paper, by Eva-Maria Simms, describes the changing state of social organization, and its effects of growing up, in the Hill District. A MUST read.  167k v. 3 Mar 4, 2011, 7:53 AM Sarah Tomasello
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