- 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 19: Feminist Community Practice
Feminist Community Practice
Thirty years ago, the field of community practice essentially ignored the experiences of women and the insights of feminism. Since then, a proliferation of feminist scholarship and activism has changed the way theorists, educators, and practitioners approach the field. This chapter traces the development of ...