• Summary
  • Contents
  • 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.

Major Approaches to Community Practice: Development, Organizing, Social Planning, and Social Change
Major approaches to community practice: Development, organizing, social planning, and social change

Part II provides theory and strategies for the major practice methods—development, organizing, planning, and social change, which are introduced through discussion of ...

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