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Developing Communities for the Future, 5th Edition

by S. Kenny and Phil Connors

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    $118.75
ISBN / EAN: 9780170254717
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
SWP5IIC - Inclusion in Communities La Trobe University
179.32 - Community Development Massey University
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PUBLISHED: 25th October 2016
ISBN: 9780170254717
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ISBN / EAN: 9780170254717
This textbook is prescribed for the following courses:
SWP5IIC - Inclusion in Communities La Trobe University
179.32 - Community Development Massey University
Use our Textbook Finder to find the rest of your Textbooks!
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  • Paperback
    $118.75
PUBLISHED: 25th October 2016
ISBN: 9780170254717

Publisher Description

Developing Communities for the Future 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. This new edition highlights cutting-edge issues and new technologies that are influencing practice. It demonstrates the dynamic nature of the field and how practitioners can help communities respond to the current challenges they face.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Background and basics 1. The nature of community development 2. The context 3. Theoretical perspectives and concepts 4. The role of the state Part 2: Processes and practices 5. Practical foundations 6. Community organisations 7. Activities and practices 8. Understanding and responding to difference 9. Funding and research Part 3: Key issues in community development today 10. Difficulties and dilemmas 11. Challenges and opportunities for the twenty-first century

Product Details

Publisher
Cengage Learning Australia
ISBN-10
0170254712
ISBN-13
9780170254717
Year
2016
Country of Publication
Australia
Format
Paperback
Edition
5th
Author
S. Kenny, Phil Connors
Publication Date
2016-10-25
Textbook
1
Language
English
Audience
College/Higher Education
AU Release Date
2016-10-25
NZ Release Date
2016-10-25

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