- Subject index
Drawing on the legacy of Paulo Freire and the insights of Antonio Gramsci, this book provides new ways of working with communities which put people at the heart of the development agenda. In addition, it offers a strong theoretical basis for action and an insight into the practical application of popular education methods and is based upon strong traditions of practice experience from both the developing and developed worlds. The book is structured so that the theory and practice are integrated. Each chapter provides key discussion points, practice examples, learning activities and a summary of content and learning points.
Chapter 7: Overview of how Groups Work
Overview of how Groups Work
As social creatures we are naturally members of groups all the time. For example, Henderson and Thomas (2002) suggest that people may join community-based groups in order to:
- protect their personal and/or family ...