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Promoting community change : making it happen in the real world

Author: Mark S Homan
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Brooks/Cole--Cengage Learning, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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"Designed for students who want to take the theoretical discussion of community forward and become effective agents of change, 'Promoting Community Change, Fifth Edition' addresses the real world issues facing professionals in social work, human services, and community health. By emphasizing the role a strengthened community can play in preventing and solving the problems that individuals and families commonly  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark S Homan
ISBN: 9780840031952 0840031955 9780840031969 0840031963
OCLC Number: 637136705
Description: xxiv, 536 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Responding to the need for community change. 1. Understanding the challenge to change --
2. Theoretical frameworks for community change --
3. Relating community change to professional practice --
4. Putting yourself in the picture --
Part II. Putting the pieces together. 5. Knowing your community --
6. Power --
7. Powerful planning --
8. People --
the most valuable resource --
9. Raising other resources --
10. Getting the word out --
11. Building the organized effort --
12. Taking action --
strategies and tactics --
Part III. A closer look at typical change contexts --
13. Enhancing the quality of neighborhoods --
14. Increasing the effectiveness of established, formal organizations --
15. Lobbying for change.
Responsibility: Mark S. Homan.

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Addresses the real world issues facing professionals in social work, human services, and community health. This title emphasizes the role that a strengthened community can play in preventing and  Read more...

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PART I. RESPONDING TO THE NEED FOR COMMUNITY CHANGE. 1. Understanding the Challenge to Change. 2. Theoretical Frameworks for Community Change. 3. Relating Community Change to Professional Practice. Read more...

 
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