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Culture, community development and representaion

Su Braden and Marjorie Mayo.

in Community Development Journal

July 1999; p ublished online July 1999 .

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

ABSTRACT

Culture, as Worsley has argued, tells us not only who we are, and what is what, but what is to be done. In this broad sense, culture as ‘a design...

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The ‘agency’ of sustainable community development

Ann Dale and Jennie Sparkes.

in Community Development Journal

October 2011; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 6250 words.

This article describes research that builds on a previous study of social capital conducted in 2002 and 2003 in a Canadian community, exploring the relationship between agency and...

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Tapuwae: a vehicle for community change

Anaru Eketone.

in Community Development Journal

October 2006; p ublished online September 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5497 words.

In indigenous community development there has been a reliance on critical theory to inform and underpin practice. In this article constructivist approaches such as Native theory provide an...

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(From) Cultural resistance to community development

Stephen Duncombe.

in Community Development Journal

October 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 4059 words.

Abstract

Charting out the history of the study of cultural resistance, this article attempts to contextualize and situate the relationship between cultural...

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Community development and everyday life

Rod Purcell.

in Community Development Journal

April 2012; p ublished online February 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5669 words.

This paper considers the limited conceptual focus of community development activity in the United Kingdom. It argues that workers need to equip themselves with a broader theoretical...

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Working with emotions in community organizations

Mike Carpenter.

in Community Development Journal

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

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

This article argues that the emotional life of community organizations and their members has been a neglected feature of the community development process and one that has been detrimental...

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Community capacity building or state opportunism?

Martin Mowbray.

in Community Development Journal

July 2005; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 3868 words.

Communitarianism is again a vogue idea in policy discourse, but the goals pursued through associated programmes are often confused. Extravagant claims about strengthening communities,...

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Community organization in split societies

Manoj Jha.

in Community Development Journal

July 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5716 words.

Contemporary discussion on inter-community relations in India can never be comprehensive without taking certain landmarks, seen through momentous ruptures in the forms and nature of...

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Social enterprises in rural community development

Robyn Eversole, Jo Barraket and Belinda Luke.

in Community Development Journal

April 2014; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 6253 words.

Social enterprises are hybrid organizational forms that combine characteristics of for-profit businesses and community sector organizations. This article explores how rural communities may...

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Community participation in Jamaican conservation Projects

Patricia Lundy.

in Community Development Journal

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

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

ABSTRACT International aid for conservation currently favours assisting projects promoting local-level solutions derived from ‘community’ initiatives. Nongovernmental organisations (NGOs)...

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Community and communitarianism: A philosophical investigation

John Dixon, Rhys Dogan and Alan Sanderson.

in Community Development Journal

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

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

This paper draws upon contemporary perspectives in the philosophy of the social sciences to identify four contending perceptions of community. It then locates the communitarian perspective,...

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Community change for diverse democracy

Barry Checkoway.

in Community Development Journal

January 2009; p ublished online July 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5941 words.

This paper presents ideas about community change for diverse democracy. It provides perspectives on change, identifies three types of practice, and examines some of its elements. It draws...

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Community development and urban regeneration

Stewart Murdoch.

in Community Development Journal

October 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 2865 words.

The history of urban regeneration in the United Kingdom and its connections with community development are complex, especially as there have been significant differences in Scotland,...

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Community media: local is focal

Nitin Paranjape.

in Community Development Journal

October 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 3977 words.

Abstract

Given the limited nature of global media with its emphasis on ‘infotainment’ driven by commerce, it has very little role in community development....

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No commons without a community

Maria Mies.

in Community Development Journal

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 4887 words.

The present interest in new commons is a very welcome development. It shows that more and more people understand that our present capitalist world system cannot solve any of the problems it...

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Social capital and community development

Autar S. Dhesi.

in Community Development Journal

July 2000; p ublished online July 2000 .

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

There is growing recognition of social capital as a resource which can both facilitate and constrain social action. Focussing on a North Indian village community in its historical context,...

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Towards a conceptual understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and community functioning

Judy Taylor, Jane Edwards, Sonia Champion, Simon Cheers, Alwin Chong, Rachel Cummins and Brian Cheers.

in Community Development Journal

January 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5820 words.

This paper reports on research to build concepts about Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and community functioning that might be useful in community development....

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Because it all begins with talk: community radio as a vital element in community development

Niamh Gaynor and Anne O'Brien.

in Community Development Journal

July 2012; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 4213 words.

With a similar set of principles underpinning the ethos and practice of both community development and community radio, we might expect to find close linkages between community development...

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The violence of community? Conceptualizations of ‘community’ in responses to intimate partner abuse

Jackie Haq and Ruth Lewis.

in Community Development Journal

June 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 6307 words.

This article addresses the neglected topic of community in relation to intimate partner abuse (IPA). We observe that in discourse about IPA, ‘community’ is generally conceptualized either...

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Turning to community in times of crisis: globally derived insights on local community formation

Glen Kuecker, Martin Mulligan and Yaso Nadarajah.

in Community Development Journal

April 2011; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 8000 words.

Towards the end of the 20th century, a range of western sociologists and cultural theorists were arguing that the word ‘community’ had outlived its usefulness, yet use of the word has...

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