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Sharing the City : Community Participation in Urban Management.

Author: John Abbott
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While the rate of urbanisation in the developing world has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, governments' capacity to support urban growth has, in many cases, failed to keep up with this trend. Non-governmental organisations working in the field have long advocated community management of the urban environment as the best solution to this problem, and there is now a growing consensus that the answer  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Abbott
ISBN: 9781134173068 1134173067
OCLC Number: 863823595
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; List of Acronyms; Acknowledgements; Part 1 Historical Analysis of Community Participation; 1 Introduction; 2 Community Participation and Project-based development; 3 Community Participation in Project-based Development; 4 Community Participation and Local Government; Part 2 Theory of Community Participation; 5 Characteristics of Community Development; 6 Characteristics of Empowerment/Conscientisacion; 7 Characteristics of Community Participation in Negotiated Development; 8 The Community Participation Surround. 9 Building a Practical Model of the Community Participation SurroundPart 3 Implementation of Community Participation; 10 Role and Impact of Development Professionals; 11 Community Organizations and Urban Management; 12 Commimity Participation and NGOs; 13 Interventions and their Impact on the Commimity Participation Process; References; Index.

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While the rate of urbanisation in the developing world has increased dramatically over the past 20 years, governments' capacity to support urban growth has, in many cases, failed to keep up with this trend. Non-governmental organisations working in the field have long advocated community management of the urban environment as the best solution to this problem, and there is now a growing consensus that the answer does, indeed, lie with local communities. Yet there is still little understanding of what constitutes meaningful and effective community participation, or how it may be achieved in suc.

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