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Re-imagining contested communities: implications for policy research

Robert Rutherfoord and Maria O’Beirne.

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 935 words.

This chapter suggests that this volume's insights on collaborative ethnography could have even more impact if it were generated in collaboration with policy contributors, and it is notable...

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Understanding grassroots arts groups and practices in communities

Hilary Ramsden, Jane Milling and Robin Simpson.

in Community Groups in Context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7655 words.

This chapter builds on ideas and findings from research conducted to consider the distinctive elements of grassroots arts activities in communities. It highlights the current critical...

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A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change

Paula Allen-Meares, Tina R. Shanks, Larry M. Gant, Leslie Hollingsworth and Patricia L. Miller.

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Organizations. 320 pages.

Urban renewal has been the dominant approach to revitalizing industrialized communities that fall into decline. Detroit, with its vast majority Black population and struggling auto...

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Without borders: community development, biculturalism and multiculturalism

Angela Summersgill.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6150 words.

Aotearoa/New Zealand is considered one of the most multicultural countries on the planet. The 2013 census revealed that ‘New Zealand has more ethnicities than there are countries in the...

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Community, Group, Group Work

Meryl Nadel.

in Not Just Play

July 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Couple and Family Social Work; Organizations; Community Development. 5954 words.

“Community, Group, Group Work” continues to explore ideas undergirding social work in summer camps, examining how social science thinking about communities and groups informed both the...

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Voluntarism and new forms of governance in rural communities

Bill Edwards and Michael Woods.

in Landscapes of voluntarism

June 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8215 words.

This chapter investigates the roles of voluntary and community organisations' (VCO) s in working alongside formal institutions of local government in community governance. It analyses the...

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Community development in a post-civil rights America

Akwugo Emejulu.

in Community development as micropolitics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 9103 words.

This chapter focuses on the micropolitics of community development in the United States from 1968 to 1975. Three discourses for analysis are identified: The ‘Democracy discourse’ is...

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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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Romani activism and community development: are mediators the way forward?

Colin Clark.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5093 words.

This chapter examines a particular example of ‘democratic participation’ within the diverse and heterogeneous Roma communities across Europe — the role of community and cultural mediators....

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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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Using arts and culture for community development in the United States

Lorraine Gutiérrez, Larry M. Gant and Shane Brady.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6693 words.

This chapter outlines a series of initiatives in urban settings, with a variety of minorities and over a considerable period of time, through which various aspects of arts and cultural work...

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Below the radar? Community groups and activities in context

Edited by Angus McCabe and Jenny Phillimore.

in Community Groups in Context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6890 words.

This chapter introduces the concept of ‘below the radar’ community groups. The term is defined as a means of understanding small scale, informal, civil society actions and how these relate...

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Community development and the rise of the New Right in America

Akwugo Emejulu.

in Community development as micropolitics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 11090 words.

This chapter focuses on the micropolitics of the competing discourses and identities of community development during the rise of the New Right in the United States from 1979 to 1985. Three...

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Getting below the radar: micro-mapping ‘hidden’ community activity

Edited by Andri Soteri-Proctor.

in Community Groups in Context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6921 words.

This chapter presents the concept of micro-mapping. This is a technique of identifying ‘hidden’ community groups: those that do not appear on the official lists of regulators, sector...

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Community development with Chinese mental health service users in the UK

Lynn Tang.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 4985 words.

This chapter focuses on Chinese mental health service users in the UK and aims to illustrate how structural inequalities shape their recovery journeys. It starts with a discussion of the...

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Critical youth and community work and its struggle with white standards

Rick Bowler.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7310 words.

The chapter counters the dominant idea that Britain is post-racial by illuminating attempts by black and minority ethnic (BME) community and white youth workers to work with BME and white...

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Developing voluntary community spaces and Ethnicity in Sydney, Australia

Walter F. Lalich.

in Landscapes of voluntarism

June 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 8242 words.

This chapter explores the development of voluntary and non-commercial communal spaces by non-English speaking immigrants in Sydney, Australia. It examines the notion of the ‘communal home’...

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Moving Forward for Community Inclusion and Policy Change

Lisa Reyes Mason and Jonathan Rigg.

in People and Climate Change

May 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Social Policy and Advocacy. 2759 words.

This chapter synthesizes the book’s themes of contextualizing climate change in community realities, reflecting on the five climate reductionisms introduced in the opening chapter and...

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Beyond Housing: Opening the Door to Community Participation

Carol L. M. Caton.

in The Open Door

May 2017; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations; Mental and Behavioural Health. 4873 words.

Advances in housing and service programs for people with severe mental illness have enabled many to move from the streets to homes in the community. At the same time, addressing the housing...

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BME community engagement in the UK and public policy: a brief retrospective

Asif Afridi.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6200 words.

This chapter outlines the ways in which ethnic minorities have been represented through ‘community engagement’ work and the close relationship between British race relations policy and the...

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