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Author Gilchrist, Alison, author

Title The short guide to community development / Alison Gilchrist, Marilyn Taylor
Edition Second edition
Published Bristol : Policy Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 209 pages.)
Series Short guides
Short guides.
Contents Introduction -- What is community development? -- The changing policy context -- Theoretical concepts -- Effective and ethical community development: what's needed? -- Applying community development in different service areas -- Challenges for practice -- Future prospects
Summary "With the topic of community high on the public agenda, this timely guide provides an introduction to community development, its origins and some of the current trends and challenges. The book also explores how community development can be applied in different practice domains to achieve a range of policy objectives. Accessibly written, it will be essential for students studying a degree or taking a module in the area as well as those already involved in community development and community organising." --back cover
Notes Previous edition: 2011
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-189) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Community development.
Form Electronic book
Author Taylor, Marilyn, 1946- author
ISBN 1447335104 (electronic bk.)
9781447335108 (electronic bk.)