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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

(p.19) Two The 21 st-century context of community organising
International community organising

Dave Beck

Rod Purcell

Policy Press

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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