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Author Larsen, Anne Karin.

Title Participation in Community Work : International Perspectives
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (280 pages)
Contents Cover; Participation in Community Work; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of illustrations; List of contributors; Preface; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction; Part 1 Participation, ethics and co-construction of knowledge in community work; 2 The ethics of participation in community work practice; 3 Community knowledge and practices after the postmodern epistemic framework: towards a second modernity; 4 The co-construction of knowledge: reflection on experiences of developing an online international community work course
10 Community work within the Norwegian welfare state: barriers and possibilities for work with particularly vulnerable groups11 Community work as part of neighbourhood renewal: a case study; 12 Partnership and participation: art in community work; Part 4 Addressing new global challenges; 13 (Re)imagining communities in the context of climate change: a saving grace or the evasion of state responsibilities during (hu)man-made disasters?; 14 Pacific heritage specific conceptual frameworks and family violence preventive training in Aotearoa New Zealand
15 Social action for community work in India: grassroots interventions to face global challenges16 Community work and the challenges of neoliberalism and new managerialism: resistance, the Occupy Movement and the Arab Spring; 17 Community development: towards an integrated emancipatory framework; Index
Part 2 Participatory learning and action research5 Participatory learning and action (PLA) techniques for community work; 6 Mobilizing community strengths and assets: participatory experiences of community members in a garden project; 7 Participatory learning of community work in an e-learning course; Part 3 Power and participation in community work; 8 Power and participation in community work research and practice; 9 How do we make room for all? The power of context in shaping action
Summary Participation is a key community work method and this text, written by an international selection of authors, covers innovative approaches in community based education and practice. Including real-life case studies of participatory practice, it offers new definitions of community work, organisation and development and will challenge and inspire all those involved in community work practice and research
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Subject Community development.
Social service -- Citizen participation.
Form Electronic book
Author Hole, Grete Oline.
Sewpaul, Vishanthie.
ISBN 1135122962