- 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 12: Community-Based Social Planning: Theory and Practice
Community-Based Social Planning: Theory and Practice
Local communities across the world are experiencing accelerating rates of social, economic, and technological change related to the major economic forces of globalization, which affect environments, livelihoods, and social relations. From megacities and towns ...