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A ‘new institutional fix’? The ‘community turn’ and the changing role of the voluntary sector

Rob Macmillan and Alan Townsend.

in Landscapes of voluntarism

June 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7984 words.

This chapter explores how policies for regenerating deprived areas and tackling different aspects of social exclusion in the UK have taken a ‘community turn’ which embraces an enhanced role...

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Addressing Systems of Power and Oppression

Tina P. Kruse.

in Making Change

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 5073 words.

This chapter offers a primer of key concepts and applications in social justice work. It traces the practices of critical pedagogy, the processes of critical consciousness toward social...

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Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing and the Inclusive Communities Project Case

Philip D. Tegeler.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 6198 words.

The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) provisions of the 1968 Fair Housing Act require affirmative steps by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and its...

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Afterword: Messages for community development in working with minority groups

Gary Craig.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 1924 words.

This chapter summarises key themes and presents some final thoughts. It argues that there will be occasions when community workers armed with the values of social justice, of whatever...

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All change? Surviving below the radar: community groups and activities in hard times

Edited by Angus McCabe and Jenny Phillimore.

in Community Groups in Context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6784 words.

This chapter critically examines what has changed, and not changed, for below the radar community groups. It highlights the changing fortunes of the idea of community, and the roles...

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‘Almost a whisper’: black and minority ethnic community groups’ voice and influence

Edited by Phil Ware.

in Community Groups in Context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6581 words.

The chapter is an examination of the voice and influence of Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community groups in rural and urban areas of England using primary research to analyse the...

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Among everyday makers and expert citizens

Henrik Bang.

in Remaking governance

September 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7202 words.

This chapter illuminates the importance of studying informal, as well as state-sponsored, forms of democratic participation. It addresses the problems of individuation and the decoupling of...

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Analysing policy problems: a problem-structuring approach

Robert Hoppe.

in The governance of problems

March 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 14007 words.

This chapter addresses the socio-cognitive aspects of problem structuring in defining political environments or task fields from the viewpoint of policy players. From this perspective, the...

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Analysis model

Peter Knoepfel, Corinne Larrue, Frédéric Varone and Michael Hill.

in Public policy analysis

March 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 3673 words.

This chapter presents a general survey of the different policy stages and products and the evaluation logic of different policy segments. It interprets the unfolding of a policy process in...

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Analytical strategy

Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen.

in Partnerships

January 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8333 words.

This book discusses the three epistemological interests, i.e., concerns the production of contingency; concretistic interest in the description of the constitution of the operational form...

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Applying Family Therapy Principles to the Body Politic Through Sustained Dialogue

Neal Newfield and Susan Newfield.

in Resolving Community Conflicts and Problems

October 2011; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7236 words.

This chapter discusses family therapy in relation to the first two stages of a sustained dialogue. Family therapy is a psychotherapeutic applied within families in order to nurture...

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Apprentice or student as alternatives to marginalisation?

Patrick Ainley.

in Youth Marginality in Britain

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 4631 words.

Patrick Ainley argues that raising the participation age to 18 has served to divide young people into two official categories: ‘students’ or ‘apprentices’. The division produces a...

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Are Indians Charitable?

Pushpa Sundar.

in Giving with a Thousand Hands

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8586 words.

Taking the distinction between charity and philanthropy made in the first chapter, as the starting point, this chapter analyses the quantum and nature of giving in India in order to answer...

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Are the work values of the younger generations changing?

Gábor Hajdu and Endre Sik.

in Youth Labor in Transition

December 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 9913 words.

This chapter analyzes whether work values differ between birth cohorts, age groups, and time periods. Using large cross-national surveys from more than 30 countries, it is shown that the...

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Are we different? Claims for distinctiveness in voluntary and community action

Edited by Angus McCabe and Jenny Phillimore.

in Community Groups in Context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6972 words.

Below the radar’ has become a short-hand term for small community groups who are either not registered with the Charity Commission or other regulatory bodies and/or lack a regular,...

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Articulating partnerships

Niels Åkerstrøm Andersen.

in Partnerships

January 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6868 words.

Partnerships represent a semantics, that is, a reservoir of concepts that are currently available to an organisation for the description of and communication about interorganisational...

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The Asset-Focus of Youth Social Entrepreneurship

Tina P. Kruse.

in Making Change

January 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 3154 words.

This chapter explores the “asset-based” frameworks in both positive youth development and community. This chapter also orients the reader to the link between youth social entrepreneurship’s...

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Asylum rejected: ‘appeal rights exhausted' Afghan care leavers facing return

Kim Robinson and Lucy Williams.

in Youth Marginality in Britain

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5198 words.

Kim Robinson and Lucy Williams focus on young Afghan men’s asylum claims in terms of their family background, citizenship and immigration status within the Care system under vulnerability....

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Attitudes to voluntary action

Rose Lindsey, John Mohan, Sarah Bulloch and Elizabeth Metcalfe.

in Continuity and Change in Voluntary Action

May 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 13243 words.

This chapter reviews existing research on attitudes to voluntary action. Despite the importance of this topic, public attitudes have received even less consistent consideration over time...

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Authentic and legitimate? The emotional role of ‘grassroots’ community activists in policymaking

Edited by Rosie Anderson.

in Community Groups in Context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6901 words.

This chapter examines the different understandings of the emotional role played by ‘grassroots’ participants in policy-making, while also considering the relationship between emotion,...

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