- Subject index
The Handbook of Community Practice is the first volume in this field, encompassing community development, organizing, planning, and social change, and the first community practice text that provides in-depth treatment of globalization—including its impact on communities in the United States and in international development work. The Handbook is grounded in participatory and empowerment practice including social change, social and economic development, feminist practice, community-collaboratives, and engagement in diverse communities. It utilizes the social development perspective and employs analyses of persistent poverty, policy practice, and community research approaches as well as providing strategies for advocacy and social and legislative action.
Part II: Major Approaches to Community Practice
In Part II, major approaches to community practice are presented, with two chapters each dealing with emerging issues in development, organizing, and planning. In addition, six chapters are devoted to various aspects of social change efforts in community practice. James Midgley and ...