- 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 25: Creating a Model Children's Service System
Creating a Model Children's Service System
A strong, accessible, publicly supported system to serve and educate our children and their families can profoundly affect their opportunities and ability to fulfill their aspirations. Such a system is needed more than ever, given the recent increase in child poverty, the widening gap between rich and poor ...