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Title Community research for community development / edited by Marjorie Mayo, Zoraida Mendiwelso-Bendek and Carol Packham
Published [Basingstoke] : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
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Contents 1. Community Development, Community Organising and Third Sector-University Research Partnerships; Marjorie Mayo, Zoraida Mendiwelso-Bendek and Carol Packham -- 2. How Inclusive and How Empowering? Two Case Studies Researching the Impact of Active Citizenship Learning Initiatives in a Social Policy Context; Gabi Recknagel with Daniella Holland -- 3. Impact Measurement or Agenda-Setting?; Vaughan Jones, Juan Camilo Cock and Hannah Jones -- 4. Research with Refugee and Asylum Seeker Organisations: Challenges of Insider Action Research; Green Nyoni -- 5. Researching Empowerment in Practice: Working with a Women's Refugee and Asylum Group; Hannah Berry -- 6. Measurement as Reflection in Faith Based Social Action; Adam Dinham -- 7. Community Learning Approaches to Solidarity Between the Generations: Research Evidence and Evaluation Tools for Impact; Jane Watts -- 8. Participatory Arts and Community Development: Taking Part; Chrissie Tiller -- 9. Contradiction, Collaboration and Criticality: Researching Empowerment and Citizenship in Community-Based Arts; Alison Rooke -- 10. Sports Volunteering and Community Engagement; Robin Wright, Zoraida Mendiwelso-Bendek and Rebecca Herron -- 11. Collaboration and Mutual Support in the Third Sector; Hannah Jones -- 12. 'Resilience' and Small Voluntary and Community Sector Groups; Carol Packham -- 13. Conclusions: Futures for Community-University Research Partnerships, in Challenging Times?; Marjorie Mayo, Zoraida Mendiwelso-Bendek and Carol Packham
Summary This book focuses upon the contributions that research can make towards strengthening community development and working for social justice agendas in Britain. Drawing upon original research, as part of the Third Sector Research Capacity Building Cluster, the volume explores different ways in which research can contribute to capacity building and 'research mindedness' in the Third Sector. This includes the contributions that community-university research partnerships can make, enabling organisations and social movements to undertake research for themselves. Examples include research with refugee and asylum seeker organisations and groups, research with faith-based organisations and research exploring the relevance of community arts, media and sports. Whilst the book covers a number of related themes, they share an overall focus upon community development to promote active citizenship and social justice
Notes Online resource; title from title details screen (Palgrave Connect, viewed Sep. 9, 2013)
Subject Community development -- Research.
Form Electronic book
Author Mayo, Marjorie, editor
Mendiwelso-Bendek, Zoraida, editor
Packham, Carol, editor
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ISBN 1137034742 (electronic bk.)
9781137034748 (electronic bk.)