- 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 39: Community Practice in the Digital Age
Community Practice in the Digital Age
This chapter examines the influence of information and communication technology (ICT) on community practice. ICT trends suggest that a variety of digital tools and their accompanying strategies will continue to enhance community practice for decades to come. ICT developments, such as recent advances in smartphones ...