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Community organizing : Canadian experiences

Author: Brian Wharf; Michael Clague
Publisher: Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text tells the story of community development in Canada, with the objective of determining lasting legacies and extracting lessons from the varied experiences. It covers the history of community  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Community organizing.
Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)607791964
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Wharf; Michael Clague
ISBN: 0195412265 9780195412260
OCLC Number: 36042566
Description: ix, 337 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Community organizing: Canadian experiences / Brian Wharf --
The beginning of community development in English-speaking Canada / Jim Lotz --
The history of community development in Quebec / Jean Panet-Raymond and Robert Mayer --
Contradictory participation: reflection on community action in Quebec / Deena White --
Thirty turbulent years: community development and the organization of health and social services in British Columbia / Michael Clague --
Meaningful work and community betterment: the case of Opportunities for Youth and Local Initiatives programs, 1971-1973 / Jennifer Keck and Wayne Fulks --
The Company of Young Canadians / Dal Brodhead, Steward Goodings, and Mary Brodhead --
Assessing the gap between community development practice and regional development policy / Teresa MacNeil --
Community economic development: making the link between economic development and social equity / Michael Lewis --
Feminist community organizing in Canada: postcards from the edge / Marilyn Callahan --
Community action as a practice of freedom: a first nations perspective / Kathleen Absolon and Elaine Herbert --
From the ground up: community development as an environmental movement / Frank James Tester --
Campaign 2000 to end child poverty: building and sustaining a movement / Rosemarie Popham, David I. Hay, and Colin Hughes --
Who participates? citizen participation in health reform in BC / Joan Wharf Higgins --
Lessons and legacies / Brian Wharf and Michael Clague.
Responsibility: edited by Brian Wharf and Michael Clague.
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