- 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.
Chapter 11: Social Planning with Communities: Theory and Practice
Social Planning with Communities: Theory and Practice
In seeking to manage our environment and shape our futures and the future of communities, humans plan. At its simplest, planning can be interpreted as the ability to envision a future that is better than the present. These visions, ...