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Neighborhood and Community Initiatives

Julia Burdick-Will and Jens Ludwig.

in Targeting Investments in Children

October 2010; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Economics. 8444 words.

This chapter reviews the available evidence about neighborhood-place effects on children's achievement outcomes, and the degree to which “place-based” policies might help improve outcomes...

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European Economic Community

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 244 words.

The European common market set up in 1957 by the six member states of the European Coal and Steel Community...

European Economic Community

Overview page. Subjects: British History — Financial Institutions and Services.

The European common market set up in 1957 by the six member states of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC); i.e. Belgium, France, West Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, and The...

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Community Networks and Migration

Kaivan Munshi.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Networks

April 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Economics; International Economics; Econometrics and Mathematical Economics. 8938 words.

This chapter describes the role that community networks have played, and continue to play, in facilitating migration. Historical case studies are provided from the American South and...

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Towards unsettling community development

Sue Kenny.

in Community Development Journal

January 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 4657 words.

Community development was born out of a commitment to practising ways of empowering people to take collective control of their own lives. It requires profound changes in the ways in which...

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Constructing communities: the community centre as contested site

Helen Thornham and Katy Parry.

in Community Development Journal

January 2015; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Public Policy. 5887 words.

Drawing on original empirical research and theories of cultural geography, this article investigates the multiple ways community is produced, understood and valued through a closer...

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Vocabularies of community

Hilary Yerbury.

in Community Development Journal

April 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5589 words.

There have been many calls to conceptualize or reconceptualize key concepts that have been affected by the changes to ways of living, especially for young people in the late twentieth and...

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Regional integration and trade liberalization in the Southern African development community

C Ng'ong'ola.

in Journal of International Economic Law

September 2000; p ublished online September 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Public International Law; Economics. 0 words.

Member States of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have recently ratified the Protocol establishing a free trade area. This is one of many integration or trading arrangements...

Community development and the politics of community

Mae Shaw.

in Community Development Journal

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 4660 words.

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In a context in which ‘community empowerment’ is virtually government policy, it is hardly surprising that there is almost no area of social policy...

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Community leadership development

Philip Kirk and Anna Marie Shutte.

in Community Development Journal

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

This paper presents a model for community leadership capacity building. This model for individual and organizational development is being used with the Resource and Development Foundation...

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Community development research: Merging communities of practice

Hilde Van Vlaenderen.

in Community Development Journal

April 2004; p ublished online April 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

Academic researchers in developing countries are increasingly called upon to gear their research efforts towards solving contemporary social problems. The dominant research paradigm in their...

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Keeping Communities of Practice Afloat: Understanding and Fostering Roles in Communities

Michael A. Fontaine.

in Creating Value with Knowledge

January 2004; p ublished online October 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 3096 words.

This chapter illustrates the importance of formal and informal roles within a community of practice. These roles, which range from planning community events to maintaining a community...

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Communities and Markets in Economic Development

Edited by Masahiko Aoki and Yujiro Hayami.

May 2001; p ublished online August 2004 .

Book. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 444 pages.

This book analyses the role of communities and markets in economic development. It is divided into three parts. Part I presents four chapters on historical and theoretical perspectives on...

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European Coal and Steel Community

Peter Moles and Nicholas Terry.

in The Handbook of International Financial Terms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services. 36 words.

Forerunner institution to the European Community established in the 1950s to regulate the European coal and steel industries. Its activities

Foreign Firms and Local Communities 

Bruce Blonigen and Cheyney O’Fallon.

in Firms in the International Economy

December 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Economics. 9398 words.

The authors argue that both IE and IB have overlooked the relation between foreign firms and local communities. They show, inter alia, that foreign- owned firms differ substantially from...

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Communities of Practice and Organizational Performance

Eric L. Lesser and John Storck.

in Creating Value with Knowledge

January 2004; p ublished online October 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Markets. 6824 words.

This chapter explains how communities of practice play a critical role in the development of social capital, providing employees with the opportunity to expand their connections, develop...

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Stewardship of Mexico's Community Forests

Justin R. Ward and Yurij Bihun.

in Footprints in the Jungle

February 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 8199 words.

This chapter begins with a snapshot of current conditions and trends in Mexico's forests, with a focus on land ownership, management and production patterns, the ecological importance of...

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Building communities collaboratively: the Milton Keynes Community Mobiliser Service

Deborah H. Drake, Katy Simmons and Kate Smith.

in Community Development Journal

April 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5702 words.

This article describes the development and continuing work of the Community Mobiliser Service in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom. It presents selected findings from two qualitative evaluation...

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Images for change: community development, community arts and photography

Rod Purcell.

in Community Development Journal

January 2009; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 4247 words.

This article explores how community development objectives can be achieved through critical photographic practice. It summarizes the literature relating to community arts practice and its...

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Revisiting ‘community’ in community-based natural resource management

Chetan Kumar.

in Community Development Journal

July 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 4130 words.

This article is concerned with the diverse nature and interest in the concept of ‘community’ and especially as it applies to community-based natural resource management projects that have...

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