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

Akwugo Emejulu


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 has been inscribed onto and embodied within the theories and practices of community development in America and Britain. First, through a comparative historical analysis of community development discourses in America and Britain since 1968, this book examines the changing nature of community development and map the competitions and contentions between different conceptions and practices of community d ... More

Keywords: American, British, Social justice, Social welfare, Community development, micropolitics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781447313175
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2015 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447313175.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Akwugo Emejulu, author
University of Edinburgh