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A Foundation for Community Capacity-Enhancement Practice

Melvin Delgado

in Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context

Published in print October 1999 | ISBN: 9780195125467
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864188 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.003.0003
 A Foundation for Community Capacity-Enhancement Practice

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This chapter presents a brief review of several theoretical schools of thought that have direct applicability to community capacity-enhancement practice in an urban environment. Topics discussed include community capacity enhancement, the foundation for community capacity enhancement, and the essential characteristics of a community capacity-enhancement model.

Keywords: urban social work; urban environment; social work practice; community capacity-enhancement model

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