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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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Changing Communities

Marjorie Mayo.

July 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Public Policy. 208 pages.

This book brings theoretical understandings of migration and displacement (including displacement as a result of urban redevelopment programmes) together with empirical illustrations of the...

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accessing social justice in disadvantaged communities

Marjorie Mayo, Gerald Koessl, Matthew Scott and Imogen Slater.

in Access to justice for disadvantaged communities

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 3581 words.

The Introduction outlines the challenges that are being posed by public service modernisation agendas. There have been major impacts on the welfare state and democratic values in general....

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Communities, community action and planning

Nick Gallent and Daniela Ciaffi.

in Community action and planning

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 6396 words.

The opening chapter introduces the key themes of the book: the nature of community and how communities can be understood as networks; how these networks are essential to community life and...

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Access to justice for disadvantaged communities

Marjorie Mayo, Gerald Koessl, Matthew Scott and Imogen Slater.

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Public Policy. 176 pages.

Access to justice for all, regardless of the ability to pay, has been a core democratic value. But this basic human right has come under threat through wider processes of restructuring,...

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New Labour, the coalition government and disciplined communities

Andrew Wallace.

in Social policies and social control

May 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 5202 words.

The role of geographical area or place has long been central to some social policy strategies, initiatives and tensions. This chapter examines the enduring behaviourism which underpins much...

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Community action and planning

Edited by Nick Gallent and Daniela Ciaffi.

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Public Policy. 304 pages.

With trust in top-down government faltering, community-based groups around the world are displaying an ever-greater appetite to take control of their own lives and neighbourhoods....

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Community action in Australian farming and fishing communities

Sue Kilpatrick, Karen Willis and Sophie Lewis.

in Community action and planning

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 6308 words.

This chapter explores how communities come together in the face of externally imposed challenges and the social processes and resources that shape community action in response to these...

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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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Access to justice for disadvantaged communities: value and values

Marjorie Mayo, Gerald Koessl, Matthew Scott and Imogen Slater.

in Access to justice for disadvantaged communities

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 6048 words.

The concluding chapter returns to the underlying issues of social justice, social citizenship and social welfare. Access to justice, social citizenship and social welfare need to be...

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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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Public policies to promote community cohesion

Marjorie Mayo.

in Changing Communities

July 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 8493 words.

This chapter focuses upon strategies to respond to the darker sides of ‘community’, the more exclusionary sides, and the conflicts that can so easily be exacerbated within as well as betweennull...

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Reflections on community action and planning

Daniela Ciaffi and Nick Gallent.

in Community action and planning

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 4247 words.

The final chapter draws conclusions from the case studies. It argues that community action may be a product of very different circumstances, but it often expresses a desire on the part of...

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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, networks and social capital

Yvonne Rydin.

in Community action and planning

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 7525 words.

This chapter explores the dynamics by which a group of people come together to develop and implement a vision for their locality. It uses the concepts of networks and social capital to...

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Imagining the ‘communities’ of citizenship

John Clarke, Kathleen Coll, Evelina Dagnino and Catherine Neveu.

in Disputing citizenship

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 25228 words.

The third chapter builds on the decentring work to argue for the heterogeneity of citizenship’s sites, settings, spaces and scales. In all these ways, the chapter takes as its starting...

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Communities, land-ownership, housing and planning:

Madhu Satsangi.

in Community action and planning

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 5244 words.

On the Isle of Gigha an opportunity for an extremely different and ‘closely-knit’ community to take control of a key asset – that is, the island itself – was created through land reform in...

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