Cultures, Communities, Identities

Cultures, Communities, Identities : Cultural Strategies for Participation and Empowerment

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Cultures, Communities, Identities explores a wide range of cultural strategies to promote participation and empowerment in both First and Third World settings. The book starts by analysing contemporary debates on cultures, communities and identities, in the context of globalization. This sets the framework for the discussion of cultural strategies to combat social exclusion and to promote community participation in transformative agendas for local economic and social development. The final chapter focuses upon the use of cultural strategies and new technologies across national boundaries, at the global level.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • United Kingdom
  • 0333977823
  • 9780333977828

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Introduction Culture and Cultural Strategies in the Context of Global Restructuring Communities, Identities and Social Movements 'Race', Racism, Anti-Racism and Identities Community, Culture and Cultural Strategies: Alternative Approaches in Community Development Cultural Strategies and Community: Economic Development Nationality, Ethnicity, Identity and Displacement: Cultural Strategies to Find the Ways of Feeling 'at Home' Cultural Strategies for Health and Well-Being Wider Strategies: Globalization from Below? References Indexshow more

About Marjorie Mayo

MARJORIE MAYO is a Reader in Community Development at Goldsmiths College, University of London. Her previous publications include Communities and Caring: The Mixed Economy of Welfare (1994), Imagining Tomorrow: Adult Education for Transformation (1997) and with Gary Craig Community Empowerment: A Reader in Participation and Development (1995).show more