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Community building : renewal, well-being, and shared responsibility

Author: Patricia L Ewalt; Edith M Freeman; Dennis L Poole
Publisher: Washington, DC : NASW Press, ©1998.
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An intensive volume on community development, essays are presented on a variety of subjects including community initiatives, economic revitalization, community action through collaborations and affiliations, housing, schools, and health.
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Community building.
Washington, DC : NASW Press, c1998
(OCoLC)644035905
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia L Ewalt; Edith M Freeman; Dennis L Poole
ISBN: 0871012928 9780871012920
OCLC Number: 38288734
Description: xii, 449 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part I. Comprehensive community initiatives --The revitalization of impoverished communities / Patricia L. Ewalt --
Countering Urban disinvestment through community-building initiatives / Arthur J. Naparstek and Dennis Dooley --
Implementing comprehensive community development: possibilities and limitations --
Robert J. Chaskin, Mark L. Joseph, and Selma Chipenda-Dansokho --
Youths and communities: toward comprehensive strategies for youth development / William H. Barton, Marie Watkins, and Roger Jarjoura --
Part II. Economic revitalization and community self-sufficiency --
Asset building as a community revitalization strategy / Deborah Page-Adams and Michael Sherraden --
Effects of assets on attitudes and behaviors: advance test of a social policy proposal / Gautam N. Yadama and Michael Sherraden --
Problems and prospects of self-employment as an economic independence option for welfare recipients / Salome Raheim --
Role of Latina-owned beauty parlors in a Latino community / Melvin Delgado --
Part III. Community action through collaborations --
Nonprofit organizations and innovation: a model of neighborhood based collaboration to prevent child maltreatment / Elizabeth A. Mulroy and Sharon Shay --
Strengthening neighborhoods by developing community networks / John D. Morrison, Joy Howard, Casey Johnson, Francisco J. Navarro, Beth Plachetka, and Tony Bell --
Assessing the impact of community violence on children and youths / Neil B. Guterman and Mark Cameron --
The little village project: a community approach to the gang problem / Irving A. Spergel and Susan F. Grossman --
Part IV. Community action through affiliations --
Elizabeth Ross Haynes: an African American reformer of womanist consciousness, 1908-1940 / Iris Carlton-LaNey --
Making a difference: women of action in the community / Marceline M. Lazzari, Holly R. Ford, and Kelly J. Haughey --
The politics of the Indian Child Welfare Act / Lou Matheson --
Kinship Care: the African American response to family preservation / Maria Scannapieco and Sondra Jackson --
Inner-City youths helping children: after-school programs to promote bonding and reduce risk / Julie O'Donnell, Elizabeth A. Michalak, and Ellen B. Ames --
Community asset assessments by Latino youths / Melvin Delgado --
Strengths-based practice with Puerto Rican adolescents: lessons from a substance abuse prevention project / Melvin Delgado --
Sociopolitical antecedents to Stonewall: analysis of the origins of the gay rights movement in the United States / Cynthia Cannon Poindexter --
Part V. Housing initiatives --
Building Community: Principles for social work practice in housing settings / Carol S. Cohen and Michael H. Phillips --
Social support and depression among older adults living alone: The importance of friends within and outside of a retirement community / Marilyn K. Potts --
Part VI. Schools and community development --
Community practice and policy issues revisited / Edith M. Freeman --
Alternative stories and narratives for transforming schools, families, communities, and policymakers / Edith M. Freeman --
School-linked services in action: results of an implementation project / Terry Saunders Lane --
Portrait of a school-based health center: an ecosystemic perspective / Linwood H. Cousins, Kai Jackson, and Michael Till --
Public schools and the revitalization of impoverished communities: school-linked family resource centers / David R. Dupper and John Poertner --
Creating family-centered integrated service systems and interprofessional educational programs to implement them / Dean Corrigan and Kathleen Kirk Bishop --
An interagency collaboration strategy for linking schools with social and criminal justice services / Donna Tapper, Paula Kleinman and Mary Nakashian --
School-linked comprehensive services: promising beginnings, lessons learned, and future challenges / Katharine Briar-Lawson, Hal. A. Lawson, Connie Collier, and Alfred Joseph --
Establishing school based collaborative teams to coordinate resources: a case study / Cynthia Lim and Howard S. Adelman --
Part VII. Community health partnerships --
Building community capacity to promote social and public health: challenges for Universities / Dennis L. Poole --
The SAFE project: community-driven partnerships in health, mental health, and education to prevent early school failure / Dennis L. Poole --
Partnerships for improved service delivery: the Newark Target Cities project / M. Katherine Kraft and Janet E. Dickinson --
An empowerment-centered church based asthma education program for African American adults / Marvella E. Ford, Gloria Edwards, Juan L. Rodriguez, Rose C. Gibson, and Barbara C. Tilley --
Retooling for community health partnerships in the primary care and prevention / Dennis L. Poole and Mary Van Hook --
Addressing at-risk pregnant women's issues through community, individual, and corporate grassroots efforts / Judy Balsanek --
Social support networks of confidants to people with AIDS / Stephen Jankowski, Lyn Videka-Sherman, and Karen Laquidara-Dickinson.
Responsibility: edited by Patricia L. Ewalt, Edith M. Freeman, Dennis L. Poole ; with a foreword by John B. Turner.

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An intensive volume on community development, essays are presented on a variety of subjects including community initiatives, economic revitalization, community action through collaborations and affiliations, housing, schools, and health.

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