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International community organisingTaking power, making change$
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Dave Beck and Rod Purcell

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9781847429773

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847429773.001.0001

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The 21 st-century context of community organising

The 21 st-century context of community organising

Chapter:
(p.19) Two The 21 st-century context of community organising
Source:
International community organising
Author(s):

Dave Beck

Rod Purcell

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847429773.003.0002

The chapter explores the relevance of community organising in the present globalised world. To do so the chapter defines current development issues and goals, and considers: asset building, capacity building, capability, social capital creation, human needs, quality of life, wellbeing and happiness, sustainability and empowerment

Keywords:   Asset building, Capacity building, Capability, Social capital, Human needs, Quality of Life, Wellbeing, Happiness, Sustainability, Empowerment

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