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Navigating community development : harnessing comparative advantages to create strategic partnerships / Robert O. Zdenek, Dee Walsh
Bib ID 7459284
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [text, online resource]
Zdenek, Robert O., author
Online Access
Description New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017] 
1 online resource. 
ISBN 9781137477019 ((electronic bk.))
1137477016 ((electronic bk.))
Invalid ISBN 9781137477002
Full contents
  • Praise for Navigating Community Development; Foreword; Preface; Why Now?; The Authors; Bob's Story; Dee's Story; Acknowledgements; Contents; List of Figures; List of Charts; 1 Introduction; A New Way of Working; The Field Has Grown; Succeeding in the Future; References; 2 The Important Work of Community Development; The Beginning of a New Era; Community Development Is Complex; Shrinking Resources Trigger New Ways of Working; Mastering the Basics; Partnerships and Collaborations Gain Importance; More Players Enter the Field; Goals for This Book; Questions for the Field
  • The Focus and Flow of the BookChapter 3. The Background and History of Community Development Organizations; Chapter 4. Understanding the Community Development Ecosystem; Chapter 5. Community Development Core Competencies; Chapter 6. Advancing Community Development Through Core Competencies and Comparative Advantages; Chapter 7. Case Studies of Partnerships Utilizing Comparative Advantages; Chapter 8. Lessons from the Case Studies; Chapter 9. The Community Development Ecosystem: The Next Generation; Chapter 10. Implications for Community Development Practice
  • Chapter 11. Recommendations and Guide Posts for Navigating Community DevelopmentAppendices. Organizational Profiles; Conclusion; References; 3 The Background and History of Community Development Organizations; Overview; Community Development Corporations (CDCs); Regional Housing Development Organizations (RHDOs); Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs); Historical Overview; Early History; Growth and Evolution of CDCs in the 1960s and 1970s; CDCs Expand in the 1980s; Community Development Organizations Growth and Expansion; 1990s Increased Influence and Impact
  • Community Development in the 2000sCommercial, Retail, and Industrial Development; Business Development, Lending, and Job Creation; Comprehensive Development and Community Building Activities; Community Development Diversifies; Looking Ahead; References; 4 Understanding the Community Development Ecosystem; Origin of Community Development; Community Development Ecosystem; Ecosystem Design; Role of Ecosystem Actors; External Factors; Factor 1: Increased Complexity; Factor 2: Increased Competition; Factor 3: Reduction of Public Support to Address Community Development
  • Factor 4: Growth of Income and Wealth Inequality and the Spread of PovertyFactor 5: Growth of Multi-sector Issues and Partnerships; Internal Factors; Factor 6: Leadership; Factor 7: Specialization; Factor 8: Business Management Systems for Infrastructure and Operating Systems; Factor 9: Effectiveness; Factor 10: Impact; Factor 11: Collaboration; Embracing a Collaborative Approach; References; 5 Community Development Core Competencies; Introduction: Why Competencies?; Organizational Development and Management; Community Engagement and Public Policy; Planning; Communications

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Aug. 17, 2017).

Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web. 
Subjects Community development.
Other authors/contributors Walsh, Dee, author  |  EBSCOhost


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