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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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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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Construindo comunidades: community building with Portuguese migrant workers on the east coast of England

Robert Gregory.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5064 words.

This chapter describes work with Portuguese migrant workers in Great Yarmouth, a typically economically depressed and isolated community — one that is highly representative of many such...

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Lost to austerity, lost in austerity: rethinking the community sector in Ireland

Edited by Niall Crowley.

in Community Groups in Context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7265 words.

The community sector is going through a period of crisis. Its funding is at risk, its voice is ignored, and its role is increasingly demarcated by the state. This crisis is being...

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Gypsy, Roma and Traveller women: how community work can both challenge and contribute to gender inequalities

Holly Notcutt.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5171 words.

This chapter presents an account of the author's community development work with Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller (GRT) women in the East of England from 2010 to 2016. It summarises a range of...

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Public and private on the housing estate: small community groups, activism and local officials

Eleanor Jupp.

in Rethinking the public

June 2010; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 7600 words.

This chapter presents an enthnographic study of community activism in the UK, showing how local women and officials mediated the governmental turn to ‘community’ through their work with...

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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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How can historical knowledge help us to make sense of communities like Rotherham?

Elizabeth Pente and Paul Ward.

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 1402 words.

This chapter addresses the question of how historical knowledge can help one to make sense of communities like Rotherham. It first considers what counts as ‘historical knowledge’, and...

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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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‘More than a refugee community organisation’: a study of African migrant associations in Glasgow

Edited by Teresa Piacentini.

in Community Groups in Context

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 6921 words.

This chapter explores processes of change and development within African migrant, asylum seeker and refugee-led associations in Glasgow from 2004 onwards.In a shift away from social capital...

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Emotions in community research

Zanib Rasool.

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 2455 words.

This chapter argues that emotions help people with ‘meaning making’, and offer different experiences of the world through a different lens. It does so in the context of women's writing, as...

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Taking Stock of Your School, Your Families, and Your Community

Nancy Feyl Chavkin.

in Family Engagement in Schools

April 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Social Work; Organizations. 4922 words.

“Taking Stock of Your School, Your Families, and Your Community” introduces the planning model for working in the area of family engagement with schools. There are three parts to the Very...

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A school for our community:critically assessing discourses of marginality in the establishment of a free school

Claire Tupling.

in Youth Marginality in Britain

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5283 words.

Claire Tupling examines the case study of a Free School to challenge whether Free Schools are really designed to be responsive to the needs of local communities. She argues Free Schools may...

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Benarrawa Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Solidarity Group: working to reduce the deleterious effects of racism through structural community development

Athena Lathouras and Dyann Ross.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5139 words.

This chapter describes work with an Aboriginal community group using an approach described as structural community development, a ‘bottom-up, citizen-led and -owned approach that seeks to...

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Learning alliance approaches to working with BME communities on healthcare innovation: a case study in palliative and end-of-life care services

David Smith and Carlos Moreno-Leguizamon.

in Community Organising Against Racism

November 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5318 words.

This chapter discusses and evaluates the use of a learning alliance (LA) as a methodology for community engagement and capacity building through a case study examining the use of, and...

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Building and Maintaining Community Capacity

Trina R. Shanks, Leslie Hollingsworth and Patricia L. Miller.

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 5220 words.

Abstract: This chapter focuses on the work the UMSSW/TAC did to support development of neighborhood organizations, especially smaller nonprofits (NPOs) that did not have large budgets. This...

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The Community Reinvestment Act as a Catalyst for Integration and an Antidote to Concentrated Poverty

John Taylor and Josh Silver.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 9864 words.

Policymakers tend to focus on federal programs as remedies to poverty. While important, the largest of these programs do not combat poverty’s geographic aspects. The Community Reinvestment...

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Introduction to artistic methods for understanding contested communities

Kate Pahl, Steve Pool and Marcus Hurcombe.

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 1878 words.

This chapter articulates an approach to knowing through art, in that we recognise the need for artists as individuals to intervene and change the world. It also argues that the process of...

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What can art do? Artistic approaches to community experiences

Zahir Rafiq, Kate Pahl and Steve Pool.

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities

March 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Organizations. 3992 words.

This chapter draws on a conversation held in Rotherham central library café between the artist Zahir Rafiq, Kate Pahl, and Steve Pool. All of the quotations from Zahir in this chapter come...

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Market-Savvy Housing and Community Development Policy

Todd Swanstrom.

in Facing Segregation

January 2019; p ublished online December 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Policy and Advocacy; Organizations. 10249 words.

This chapter addresses how housing policies to combat segregation often fail to consider housing market strength, which varies significantly within and between metropolitan areas. In weak...

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