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Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Gary Craig


This book blends theory and practice-based case studies to review how different community development approaches can empower minority ethnic communities to confront racism and overcome social, economic, and political disadvantage. The book explores key questions about the empowerment and capacity-building of minority ethnic groups. Using case studies from across the ‘developed’ world, and in differing social and economic contexts, the book explores these issues in working with asylum-seeker communities, addressing tensions between minorities and building alliances, in work with Gypsy, Roma and ... More

Keywords: community development, minority communities, ethnic communities, racism, social disadvantage, economic disadvantage, political disadvantage, empowerment, minority ethnic groups, race

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781447333746
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.001.0001


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Gary Craig, editor

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Gary Craig

Nine Cultural identity, migration and community development in Glasgow

Stuart Hashagen with Mick Doyle and Brian Keenan

Fourteen Building strengths in asylum-seeker communities in Australia

Lis de Vries, Mohita Roman and Linda Briskman

Sixteen Using arts and culture for community development in the United States

Lorraine Gutiérrez, Larry M. Gant and Shane Brady

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