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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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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.

Abstract

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

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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...

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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Participatory community development: evidence from Thailand

Krittinee Nuttavuthisit, Pavitra Jindahra and Pattarawan Prasarnphanich.

in Community Development Journal

January 2015; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Public Policy. 5699 words.

Participation in community development is the key to promoting efficiency, accountability, and transparency in resource allocations for community development, resulting in fewer problems of...

Placemaking in rural new gateway communities

Katia Balassiano and Marta Maria Maldonado.

in Community Development Journal

October 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Public Policy. 5902 words.

Placemaking, or the process of becoming intimate with ones′ surroundings, can serve as an indicator of immigrant integration. This article contributes to the scholarship of geographically...

Community organizing in the United States

Robert Fisher and James DeFilippis.

in Community Development Journal

July 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Public Policy. 6885 words.

This article discusses community organizing (CO) in the United States. It is not a comprehensive survey of the entirety of CO in the US context, but instead addresses key components over...

Finance, social economics and community development

Brendan Murtagh and Niamh Goggin.

in Community Development Journal

July 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Development Planning and Policy; Public Policy. 5998 words.

The last three decades have seen social enterprises in the United Kingdom pushed to the forefront of welfare delivery, workfare and area-based regeneration. For critics, this is...

Residential Community Associations and the American Intergovernmental System

Brett W. Hawkins, Stephen L. Percy and Steven R. Montreal.

in Publius: The Journal of Federalism

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics; Politics. 0 words.

Despite their growth and functional similarity to census-listed governments, residential community associations (RCAs) represent a little-researched feature of American federalism. This...

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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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