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Mobilizing communities : asset building as a community development strategy

Author: Gary P Green; Ann Goetting
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2010.
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"Mobilizing Communities provides a conceptual framework and practical guidance to community development practitioners. The editors solicited case studies from a variety of geographic settings, regions, and racial/ethnic groups. The communities in the case studies mobilize residents around different forms of community capital (e.g., financial, cultural, and environmental capital). The contributors examine the role of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mobilizing communities.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2010
(OCoLC)612377553
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary P Green; Ann Goetting
ISBN: 9781439900864 1439900868
OCLC Number: 420582010
Description: vi, 195 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Community assets : building the capacity for development / Gary Paul Green --
Investing in the double bottom line : growing financial institutions in Native communities / Sarah Dewees, Stewart Sarkozy-Banoczy --
Asset-based community development in Alabama's black belt : seven strategies for building a diverse community movement / Emily Blejwas --
The politics of protected areas : environmental capital and community conflict in Guatemala / Michael L. Dougherty, Rocio Peralta --
Linking cultural capital conceptions to asset-based community development / Rhonda Phillips, Gordon Shockley --
Neighborhood approaches to asset mobilization : building Chicago's West Side / John P. Kretzmann, Deborah Puntenney --
Natural amenities and asset-based development in rural communities / Gary Paul Green --
Implementing community development in the Mississippi Delta : the effect of organizations on resident participation / Mark H. Harvey, Lionel J. Beaulieu --
Lessons learned / Gary Paul Green.
Responsibility: edited by Gary Paul Green and Ann Goetting.

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