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Short Guide to Community Development (Paperback) (Alison Gilchrist & Marilyn Taylor)
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With the topics of community and how local communities can be supported to take control of their lives, services, and environment, still high on the public agenda, this second edition of an invaluable guide provides a timely introduction to community development, its origins, and the different forms it takes. Updated to reflect developments in policy and practices, current trends and challenges, as well as recent debates about the changing nature of community itself, it also shows how community development can be applied in a variety of policy areas. Accessibly written, this guide will remain essential reading for community organizers and students of community development.
Number of Pages: 209
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Sociology / Urban
Series Title: Short Guides
Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
Author: Alison Gilchrist & Marilyn Taylor
Street Date: May 15, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-1061
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