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Building stronger communities

Author: Philip Hughes
Publisher: Sydney : University of New South Wales Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A very readable book that examines in a lucid and practical way means by which communities can be strengthened. The book differs from comparable volumes in that it includes extensive material on communities of interest, as well as those based on locality. It includes useful principles and pointers for students, community workers, designated community leaders, policy makers and ordinary citizens.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Hughes
ISBN: 9780868408149 086840814X
OCLC Number: 179123514
Description: ix, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Communities and belonging --
Ch. 1. The fragmentation of community --
Ch. 2. Getting the balances right --
pt. 2. Strengthening relationships --
Ch. 3. Bonds --
Ch. 4. Bridges --
Ch. 5. Linkages --
pt. 3. Community strengthening dynamics --
Ch. 6. Learning from various models --
Ch. 7. Motivating --
Ch. 8. Skilling --
Ch. 9. Engaging --
Ch. 10. Leadership --
pt. 4. Strengthening communities in various contexts --
Ch. 11. Strengthening local communities --
Ch. 12. Strengthening communities beyond the locality --
Ch. 13. Conclusions and implications.
Responsibility: Philip Hughes [and others].

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