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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Auditing as community development

Carol Packham.

in Community Development Journal

July 1998; p ublished online July 1998 .

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

This article seeks to make the case that some research methods are exploitative and deskilling of their subjects, and are therefore inappropriate to use as part of community development. It...

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Asset Based Approaches for Community Engagement

Katrina Wyatt, Robin Durie and Felicity Thomas.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science). 412 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science. Please check back later for the full article.

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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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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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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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Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction

Rajib Shaw.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Climate Change; Environmental Politics. 8664 words.

Community-based approaches existed even before the existence of the state and its formal governance structure. People and communities used to help and take care of each other’s disaster...

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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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Community development and community renewal: tracing the workings of power

Ann Ingamells.

in Community Development Journal

April 2007; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5041 words.

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Although Third Way community programmes produce practice opportunities that appear familiar to community development workers, they also produce a...

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Growing food, growing community: Community Supported Agriculture in rural Iowa

Betty Wells, Shelly Gradwell and Rhonda Yoder.

in Community Development Journal

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

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

The emergence of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in Iowa holds promise for rural areas. CSA offers opportunities for small-scale, beginning and part-time farmers, not only growers of...

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Transitioning communities: community, participation and the Transition Town movement

Phil Connors and Peter McDonald.

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. 5639 words.

The Transition Town (TT) movement has grown to become a global phenomenon aimed at assisting towns and communities to envision sustainable and self-reliant futures post peak oil. Arguably,...

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Community businesses – lessons from Liverpool, UK

Karen Leeming.

in Community Development Journal

July 2002; p ublished online July 2002 .

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

One of the reactions to the apparent inability of central government policies to cope with the scale and pace of localized decline has been the growth of local economic development...

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What is a ‘faith community’?

Adam Dinham.

in Community Development Journal

October 2011; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5684 words.

This article asks ‘what is a faith community?’ This is important because of a re-emergence of faith and the ‘faith community’ as a public category in many Western countries. This is...

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Community Development in a Global Context

Gary Craig.

in Community Development Journal

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

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

ABSTRACT Community development is often thought of as an essentially local approach to problem-solving. With the globalization of the economy, and the emergence of transnational...

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Community development: building on contradiction

Hilde Van Vlaenderen and David Neves.

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. 3926 words.

This paper seeks to help enhance community development programmes by providing a dialogical-activity theoretical framework to analyse stakeholder interpretations and actions in a community...

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Four different approaches to community participation

Heather Fraser.

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. 5646 words.

This paper explores some of the politics of community work by examining four basic community participation approaches. Moving from the right of politics to the left, it overviews some of the...

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Community development in democratic South Africa

Scott Bollens.

in Community Development Journal

April 2000; p ublished online April 2000 .

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

This article describes how developmental and democratization imperatives are confronting policymakers in post-apartheid South Africa with difficult choices in efforts to restructure...

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