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sustainable community

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

A community of people that is capable of maintaining its present level of growth without damaging effects.

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The ‘agency’ of sustainable community development

Ann Dale and Jennie Sparkes.

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. 6250 words.

This article describes research that builds on a previous study of social capital conducted in 2002 and 2003 in a Canadian community, exploring the relationship between agency and...

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Community development in sustainable livelihoods approaches – an introduction

Mary Ann Brocklesby and Eleanor Fisher.

in Community Development Journal

July 2003; p ublished online July 2003 .

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

This article introduces sustainable livelihoods approaches, explaining what they are and how they have emerged. It examines how different organizations have taken up a sustainable...

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Business, community development and sustainable livelihoods approaches

Ian Barney.

in Community Development Journal

July 2003; p ublished online July 2003 .

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

The private sector is increasingly seen to have a role to play in helping to meet international development targets on poverty reduction. This paper attempts to cast light on the nature of...

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Initiatives for sustainable community development in Sierra Leone

John M. Kamara and Stephen B. Kargbo.

in Community Development Journal

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

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

This paper discusses two initiatives for sustainable community development by a local church organisation in Makeni, Sierra Leone. These are: the Wesleyan Development Education and...

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Communities of citizens and ‘indicators’ of sustainability

Andy Scerri and Paul James.

in Community Development Journal

April 2010; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 6423 words.

Indicator-based projects have become central to community development initiatives. The quantitative basis of such projects means that achieving ‘sustainability’ can be reduced to a...

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Sustainable Development: The Challenge for Community Development

Dorothy N. Gamble and Mario O. Weil.

in Community Development Journal

June 1997; p ublished online June 1997 .

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

This article describes the role of five of the most prominent areas of inquiry in shaping the definition and meaning of sustainable development as an emerging development paradigm and...

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All is one: Healthy communities and a sustainable future

Peter Kajner.

in Community Development Journal

October 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 1890 words.

The ‘Community Development, Sustainable Development and the Environment’ section at the Budapest conference brought together people from Norway and Hungary involved in linking sustainable...

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An eco-centric approach to sustainable community development

Alexander Gorobets.

in Community Development Journal

January 2006; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 1027 words.

This reflections piece challenges community development workers to engage, in more systematic ways, with environmental issues at a local, national and global level. It argues that only by...

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Community-managed water supplies in Africa: sustainable or dispensable?

Peter A. Harvey and Robert A. Reed.

in Community Development Journal

July 2007; p ublished online February 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 4682 words.

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Over the past two decades, community management has become the prevalent model for management of rural water supplies throughout sub-Saharan Africa....

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Achieving sustainable livelihoods – a case study of a Mexican rural community

Nina Perez.

in Community Development Journal

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

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

The case study of a Mexican rural community is used to analyse the concept of ‘sustainable livelihoods’. San Felipe is a small semi‐arid community that has been the beneficiary of a...

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Social capital: a necessary and sufficient condition for sustainable community development?

Ann Dale and Lenore Newman.

in Community Development Journal

January 2010; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 6118 words.

Research in Canada and Australia has shown that social capital is a necessary condition for sustainable community development as it enhances linking ties that increase access to resources...

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Dynamics to sustain community development in persistently poor rural areas

Stephen M. Aigner, Cornelia Butler Flora, Syed Noor Tirmizi and Carrie Wilcox.

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.

In confronting the problem of persistent rural poverty, scholars and practitioners of rural development have increasingly questioned the utility of previous antipoverty approaches that...

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Value contestations in development interventions: Community development and sustainable livelihoods approaches

Alberto Arce.

in Community Development Journal

July 2003; p ublished online July 2003 .

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

This paper situates community development and sustainable livelihoods approaches as forms of strategic thinking based on different value orientations within the development policy sphere....

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Community–university partnerships: Linking research and action for sustainable community development

Beth Savan.

in Community Development Journal

October 2004; p ublished online October 2004 .

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

Community-based research, which usually links university students and faculty with community groups in applied research projects, is gaining recognition as an effective mechanism for communi...

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Promoting Sustainable Community Development in Developing Countries: The Role of Technology Transfer

Kempe Ronald Hope.

in Community Development Journal

July 1996; p ublished online July 1996 .

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

Sustainability is one of the latest concepts to have emerged in the literature and thinking on community development policy. Sustainable community development is, without a doubt, a viable...

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Case study of grassroots community development: sustainable, flexible and cost-effective responses to local needs

Katharine Kelly and Tullio Caputo.

in Community Development Journal

April 2006; p ublished online March 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 4494 words.

This paper presents the results of a case study of a grassroots community development initiative in St. John, New Brunswick. It was part of a larger study designed to investigate the...

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An integrated approach to assess the impacts of tourism on community development and sustainable livelihoods

Murray C. Simpson.

in Community Development Journal

April 2009; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 7094 words.

A key challenge in sustainable tourism is to develop economically viable enterprises that provide livelihood benefits to local communities while protecting indigenous cultures and...

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From tokenism to social justice: rethinking the bottom line for sustainable community development

Bob Manteaw.

in Community Development Journal

October 2008; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 6167 words.

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become the new flagship programme of businesses and corporations. Much as the idea and practice of social responsibility is good and appreciated in...

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A resources and shaping forces model for community-based sustainable development

Yiheyis Taddele Maru and Keith Woodford.

in Community Development Journal

January 2007; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 4461 words.

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The Resources and Shaping Forces1 (RSF) model is developed from a case study in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia, using modified grounded theory. It...

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Clean-burning fuel for use in woodstoves: feminist politics, community development and global sustainability

Victoria Grace and Louis Arnoux.

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.

Women in rural areas of lesser-industrialised countries frequently cook on woodstoves using fuels that produce smoke which is, in many cases, extremely toxic and damaging to...

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