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Complexity and community empowerment in regeneration, 2002–04

Felicity Greenham and Rhetta Moran

in Doing research with refugees

Published by Policy Press

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9781861345981
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302131 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861345981.003.0007
Complexity and community empowerment in regeneration, 2002–04

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This chapter uses the recent experience of one of the authors, who developed community-level engagement in an urban health-regeneration programme, as the basis for its discussion. The first section discusses how individual awareness regarding needs can grow to the point where people are able to form groups that are focused on identifying practical tasks and operational issues which can help improve their situation. It describes this process and its respective parts, and also explores how the evidence bases developed in the first research phase are moved to the second phase.

Keywords: community-level engagement; urban health regeneration; individual awareness; needs; practical tasks; operational issues

Chapter.  7491 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Migration Studies

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