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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.

Diverse Populations and Community Practice
Diverse populations and community practice

“A way of seeing,” British statesman Edmund Burke suggested, “is a way of not seeing.” Taking this admonition to heart, we will offer some nontraditional perspectives on organizing with communities of color. On the other hand, doing so means that we will give short shrift to some expected explorations of ...

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