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Developing communities for the future / Sue Kenny and Phil Connors
Bib ID 7048045
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Kenny, Susan, 1946- author
 
Edition Fifth edition. 
Description South Melbourne, Victoria : Cengage Learning, [2017] 
©2017 
xx, 489 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm 
ISBN 9780170254717 (paperback)
Summary

"Developing Communities for the Future provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory, processes and practices of community development. It offers insights into the challenges and dilemmas of this demanding field and considers the ways in which it can empower citizens. Engaging case studies illustrate how community development practitioners operate in everyday situations. This new edition keeps pace with recent shifts in theories and the economic, social, cultural and political contexts within which community development takes place, showing how such changes are influencing practice. Throughout it highlights cutting-edge issues such as green approaches, social inclusion, working with Indigenous communities, and government over-regulation. Overall, this valuable text demonstrates the dynamic nature of the field and how practitioners can help communities respond to the current challenges they face".--Back cover. Small section pages 320-324 on community development in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; mentions CDEP (Community Development Employment Projects); community controlled organisations.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 454-474) and index.

Subjects Community development -- Study and teaching.  |  Community organisations.  |  Community development.  |  Culture.  |  Settlement and contacts - Ethnic groups, immigration and multiculturalism.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Connors, Phil, author

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