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Street Work

Kamal Fahmi

in Beyond The Victim

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print April 2007 | ISBN: 9789774160639
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781617971020 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5743/cairo/9789774160639.003.0003
Street Work

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This chapter provides available knowledge regarding a community organizing practice called “street work” that is little known and poorly understood with a meager and often sporadic and sketchy literature. It gives an overview of the historical development of street work and examines the major parameters of street work practice before presenting the underpinnings of its present situation.

Keywords: street work; street children; PAR; historical overview; Alinsky; activism; street ethnography

Chapter.  12958 words. 

Subjects: Society and Culture

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