- 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 8: Sustainable Community Development
Sustainable Community Development
World population growth combined with resource depletion leads to a decreased capacity for social and economic development. These trends are not limited to the impoverished nations and cultures often designated as the Third World. All around the globe, water and soil, the basic foundation for ...