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Care, community and citizenshipResearch and practice in a changing policy context

Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Susan Balloch and Michael Hill (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This collection focuses on the relationship between social care, community, and citizenship, linking them in a way relevant to both policy and practice. It explores key concepts, policies, issues, ... More

Community development and civil societyMaking connections in the European context

Community development and civil society: Making connections in the European context

Paul Henderson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349705
eISBN:
9781447301929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349705.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

To what extent are the ideas and practice of community development across Europe similar? This book explores this question with special reference to the UK and Hungary and shows how community ... More

Community development as micropoliticsComparing theories, policies and politics in America and Britain

Community development as micropolitics: Comparing theories, policies and politics in America and Britain

Akwugo Emejulu

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313175
eISBN:
9781447313205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313175.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Through a comparative analysis of American and British community development since 1968, this book aims to examine how key political and policy debates social justice and social welfare and how it ... More

Including the excludedFrom practice to policy in European community development

Including the excluded: From practice to policy in European community development

Paul Henderson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347459
eISBN:
9781447302575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347459.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book provides an in-depth study of how community development can contribute to tackling social exclusion. It draws on the outcomes of a project funded by the Social Inclusion Programme of the ... More

International community organisingTaking power, making change

International community organising: Taking power, making change

Dave Beck and Rod Purcell

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781847429773
eISBN:
9781447310884
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429773.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

We live in changing and challenging times. After the financial crash, the Arab Spring and the Occupy Movement many people are looking for social alternatives based on vibrant and powerful ... More

Managing community practicePrinciples, policies and programmes

Managing community practice: Principles, policies and programmes

Sarah Banks, Hugh L Butcher, and Paul Henderson (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343567
eISBN:
9781447302766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Recent policy trends have moved the principle of community involvement to the centre of the UK government's social inclusion, neighbourhood renewal and health development programmes. The challenges ... More

The well-connected communityA networking approach to community development

The well-connected community: A networking approach to community development

Alison Gilchrist

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420565
eISBN:
9781447304012
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420565.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Since the publication of the first edition of this book there has been a growing recognition in practice and policy of how networks contribute to the vitality of community life and civil society. ... More

Youth and community empowerment in EuropeInternational perspectives

Youth and community empowerment in Europe: International perspectives

Peter Evans and Angelika Krüger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305910
eISBN:
9781447307754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305910.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The current economic crisis with its gloomy implications for lost generations leaves many disadvantaged young people with ever diminishing opportunities. Violent youth protests in many countries have ... More

Youth participation in EuropeBeyond discourses, practices and realities

Youth participation in Europe: Beyond discourses, practices and realities

Patricia Loncle, Gerrit Jackson, and Virginie Muniglia (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447300182
eISBN:
9781447307792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300182.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

In a period where social unrest manifests itself through the coincidence with young people's dissatisfaction with formal political involvement and the diversification of protest movements across the ... More

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