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Developing communities for the future

Author: Susan Kenny; Phil Connors
Publisher: South Melbourne, Victoria Cengage Learning, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth edition, revised editionView all editions and formats
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This text provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory, processes and practices of community development. It offers insights into the challenges and dilemmas of this demanding field and considers the ways in which it can empower citizens. Engaging case studies illustrate how community development practitioners operate in everyday situations.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Kenny; Phil Connors
ISBN: 9780170254717 0170254712
OCLC Number: 962847582
Notes: Previous edition: 2011.
Description: xx, 489 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: PART I. Background and basics --
1. The nature of community development --
2. The context --
3. Theoretical foundations and concepts --
4. The role of the state --
PART II. Practical foundations --
5. Processes and values --
6. Community organisations --
7. Activities and practices --
8. Understanding and responding to difference --
9. Funding and research --
PART III. Key issues in community development today --
10. Difficulties and dilemmas --
11. Challenges and opportunities for the twenty-first century --
Appendices. A. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948.
Responsibility: Susan Kenny, Phil Connors.

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This text provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory, processes and practices of community development. It offers insights into the challenges and dilemmas of this demanding field and considers the ways in which it can empower citizens. Engaging case studies illustrate how community development practitioners operate in everyday situations.

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