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The handbook of community practice

Author: Marie Weil; Michael Reisch; Mary L Ohmer
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE Publications, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A guidebook of community practice grounded in social justice and human rights. It Utilizes the social development perspective and employs analyses of persistent poverty, asset development, policy  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Weil; Michael Reisch; Mary L Ohmer
ISBN: 9781412987851 1412987857
OCLC Number: 793099532
Description: xvi, 948 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface --
The context of community practice --
Introduction: communities : contexts and challenges for the 21st century / Marie Weil, Mary L. Ohmer, Michael Reisch --
History and context for community practice / William Brueggemann --
Community practice challenges in the global economy / Michael Reisch --
Social justice, human rights, values, and community practice / Michael Reisch, Marie Weil --
Theories of community / Robert J. Chaskin --
Applying practice theories in community work / Marie Weil, Mary L. Ohmer --
Major approaches to community practice : development, organizing, social planning and social change --
Evolution, models and the changing context of community practice / Marie Weil, Dorothy N. Gamble, Mary L. Ohmer --
Development theories and community development practice : trajectory of changes / Lakshmi Lingam --
Sustainable community development / Dorothy Gamble, Marie D. Hoff --
Organizing --
The practice of community organizing : comparing and contrasting conflict and consensus approaches / Mary L. Ohmer, Fred Brooks --
New theory for new constituencies : contemporary organizing in communities of color / Rinku Sen --
Planning --
Social planning with communities : theory & practice / Marie Weil --
Larger scale social planning : planning for services, communities and regions / Jon Simon Sager, Marie Weil --
Progressive social change: people, systems, and societies --
Participatory methods in community practice / Dorothy N. Gamble --
Political, social and legislative action / Jacqueline Mondros --
Radical community organizing / Michael Reisch --
Coalitions, collaborations and partnerships : interorganizational approaches to social change / Terry Mizrahi, Beth Rosenthal, Jan Ivery --
Eight models of policy practice : local, state, national, and international arenas / Bruce Jansson, Gretchen Heidemann, Jacquelyn McCroskey, Ralph Fertig --
Issues, areas & fields of community practice --
Issues & areas --
Cultural competency: organizations and diverse populations / Patricia St. Onge --
Principles, skills, and practice strategies for promoting multicultural communication and collaboration / Lorraine Gutierrez, Edith Lewis, Adrienne Dessel, Mike Spencer --
Fields of practice and populations --
Rural community practice: organizing, planning, and development / Iris Carlton-LaNey, Professor, Yolanda Burwell, Craig White, Co-Director --
Renewing social work's commitment to workplace justice / Alice B. Gates, David Dobbie --
Community economic and social development in a changing world / David Feehan, Marvin D. Feit, Carol Becker --
Comprehensive community building at a crossroads in civil society / Tracy Soska, University of Pittsburgh, Robert J. Fiekema --
Creating a model children's service system : lessons from san francisco.
Responsibility: edited by Marie Weil, Michael S. Reisch, Mary L. Ohmer.

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