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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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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...

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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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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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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Communities, Private Sectors, and States

Tony Addison.

in From Conflict to Recovery in Africa

February 2003; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 11753 words.

This concluding chapter focuses on rebuilding communities, emphasizing the importance of resettlement and access to natural capital. It argues that although a revitalized private sector is...

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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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Liberal Reforms and Community Responses in Mexico

Alain de Janvry, Céline Dutilly, Carlos Muñoz‐Piña and Elisabeth Sadoulet.

in Communities and Markets in Economic Development

May 2001; p ublished online August 2004 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 9563 words.

The ejido communities in Mexico were the product of the state as part of the settlement of a bloody peasant-led revolution at the beginning of the century. The reforms of 1992 devolved to...

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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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On the Unequal Inequality of Poor Communities

Chris Elbers, Peter F. Lanjouw, Johan A. Mistiaen, Berk Özler and Ken Simler.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Planning and Policy. 0 words.

Communities differ in important ways in their needs, capacities, and circumstances. Because central governments are not able to discern these differences fully, they seek to achieve their...

The Role of Community in Economic Development

Yujiro Hayami.

in Development Economics

February 2001; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 14928 words.

The community is considered the third pillar of the economic system in addition to the market and the state. The market is an organization coordinating competition among people seeking...

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The Role of Community in Economic Development

Yujiro Hayami and Yoshihisa Godo.

in Development Economics

February 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 16299 words.

The community is considered the third pillar of the economic system in addition to the market and the state. The market is an organization coordinating competition among people seeking...

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Health impact assessment as community participation

Nicole Iroz-Elardo.

in Community Development Journal

April 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Public Policy. 5729 words.

Health impact assessment (HIA) is a tool by which prospective policies and plans are evaluated for their potential impact on human health outcomes. This interdisciplinary practice uses...

Approaches to Supporting Local and Community Development

Angel Mondoloka.

in Extractive Industries

September 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 8349 words.

Mining is the largest sector of the Zambian economy but the relationship between mining companies and their host communities has been fractious, without a clear path towards sustainability....

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How Do We Legislate for Improved Community Development?

James M. Otto.

in Extractive Industries

September 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth. 8283 words.

An extractive mining minerals project has a finite lifespan—the project ceases once the minerals have been depleted. Governments have choices in what they want to achieve during a project’s...

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