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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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What community organising does and doesn't achieve

What community organising does and doesn't achieve

(p.167) Nine What community organising does and doesn't achieve
International community organising

Dave Beck

Rod Purcell

Policy Press

This chapter discusses the contribution that community organising makes to improve the lives of people within poor communities. This analysis is based on the review of case studies in the earlier chapters and the outline of key development issues explored in Chapter 2. Particular attention is given to how far community organising helps meet the Millennium Development Goals, promotes sustainability, develops capacity and capability, and promotes empowerment

Keywords:   Community organising, Millennium Development Goals, Sustainability, Capacity, Capability, Empowerment

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