The Routledge Handbook of Community Development
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The Routledge Handbook of Community Development : Perspectives from Around the Globe

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The Routledge Handbook of Community Development explores community development theory and practice across the world. The book provides perspectives about community development as an interactive, relevant, and sometimes contradictory way to address issues impacting the human condition. It promotes better understanding of the complexities and challenges in identifying, designing, implementing, and evaluating community development constructs, applications and interventions. This edited volume discusses how community development is conceptualized as an approach, method, or profession. Themes provide the scope of the book, with projects, issues or perspectives presented in each of these areas. This handbook provides invaluable contextualized insights on the theory and practice of community development around core themes relevant in society. Each chapter explores and presents an issue, perspectives, project or case in the thematic areas, with regional and country context included. It is a must-read for students and researchers working in community development, planning and human geography and an essential reference for any professional engaged in community development.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 520 pages
  • 174 x 246mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 35 black & white tables, 14 black & white halftones, 17 black & white line drawings
  • 1138940763
  • 9781138940765

About Rhonda Phillips

Sue Kenny, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor, International and Community Development, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia served as former Director, Centre for Citizenship, Development and Human Rights and Chair, Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research organisation. Sue has forty years' experience throughout in Australasia, Europe, and the UK. Brian McGrath, Ph.D., lecturer, School of Political Science and Sociology, NUI Galway, is the Ireland and Research Fellow with the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre. His work has also revolved around generating stronger understanding and research evidence in areas of: social support, policy interventions, civic engagement and educational inclusion. Rhonda Phillips, Ph.D., FAICP, Dean of the Honors College, and a professor in the Agricultural Economics Department at Purdue University, is a former Senior Sustainability Scientist, Global Institute of Sustainability, Director and Professor, School of Community Resources and Development at Arizona State University; and former editor, Community Development.show more

Table of contents

I. Governance and Community Development Chapter 1: Cornelia Butler Flora and Jan L. Flora, Governance Chapter 2: Marilyn Taylor, Communities in Governance in a Neoliberal Age Chapter 3: Mae Shaw, Community Development in Theory and Practice: Reviving Critical Democratic Impulse Chapter 4: Jenny Onyx, Community Development and Governance: An Australian Example Chapter 5: Garth Nowland-Foreman, How Does Your Garden Grow: Is Public Policy Responsible for the Death of Community Development in Aotearoa New Zealand? II. Place and Community Development Chapter 6: CHOI Oe-Chool, Saemaul Development and Global Saemaul Undong for Community Development Chapter 7: Gary Paul Green, Place-Based Approaches to Poverty Alleviation: Institutional Innovation and Asset-Based Community Development Chapter 8: Uchendu Chigbu, Chimaraoke O. Izugbara, and Walter T. de Vries, Land, Culture, Culture Loss and Community: Rural Insights from Sub-Saharan Africa Chapter 9: Anthony Ware, Awareness-Raising as Community Development: Theory, Case study and Innovation in Myanmar III. Sustainable Livelihoods and Community Development Chapter 10: Mark Roseland and Duane Fontaine, Sustainable Community Development and the Green Economy: Ensuring a Strong Sustainability Approach Chapter 11: Ismet Fanany, Aswar Hasan, and Sue Kenny, Practices of Community Development and Sustainable Livelihoods in Indonesia Chapter 12: Kelly Hamshaw, Shoshanah Inwood, Jane Kolodinsky, and Melanie Needle, The Role of Community Engagement and Indicators in Generating Knowledge for Informing Regional Planning for Sustainability IV. Culture and Creative Expression in Community Development Chapter 13: Julie Crawshaw and Menelaos Gkartzios, The Way Art Works and Reading Island Community: Insights for Community Development Chapter 14: Glecy C. Atienza and Jose Roberto "Robbie" Guevara, "Basta Masaya OK na" Reflections on Creative and Culture-based Approaches to Community Development Practice in the Philippines Chapter 15: Rosie R. Meade, The Necessity and Impossibility of Cultural Democracy Chapter 16: Tom Borrup, Equity and Resilience: Planning and Developing Horizontal Networks through Cultural Districts Chapter 17: Daniel Teghe, Community Cultural Capital: In the Anakie Gemfields Community, Australia V. Identity, Belonging and the Life course Chapter 18: Graciela Tonon, Opinions, Life Experiences, and Definitions of Children, Young People, and University Students from the Province of Buenos Aires Chapter 19: Brad Olson and Mark A. Brennan, From Community Engagement to Community Emergence: A Conceptual Framework and Model to Rethink Youth-Community Interaction Chapter 20: Lisa Moran, Bernadine Brady, Cormac Forkan and Liam Coen, Building Communities of Youth: Narratives of Community and Belonging Among Young People Attending Youth Cafes in Ireland Chapter 21: Martijn Hendriks, Kai Ludwigs, and David Bartram, International Migration Decisions and Happiness: The Migration Happiness Atlas as a Community Development Initiative Chapter 22: Cheryl Kickett-Tucker and Jim Ife, Identity is the Koordoormitj Essence of Life of Australian Aboriginal Community Development VI. Community Development, Human Rights and Resilience Chapter 23: Ted Jojola and Michaela P. Shirley, Indigenous Planning: Replanting the Roots of Resistance Chapter 24: Jane MacPhail, Michael Niconchuk and Noora El-wer, Conflict, the Brain, and Community: A Neurobiology-Informed Approach to Resilience and Community Development Chapter 25: Linda Briskman and Lucy Fiske, Building Community Against the Odds: Asylum Seekers in Indonesia Chapter 26: Elena Jenkin, Erin Wilson, Matthew Clarke, Kevin Murfitt and Robert Campain, Understanding the Human Rights of Children with Disability: A Melanesian Case Study Chapter 27: Vaughn John, The Complexities and Challenges of Community Development in Post-Conflict South Africa: A Systems Framework of a Project VII. Engagement and Knowledge Chapter 28: John J. Green, Community Development in the Era of Large-Scale Data: Integrating Quantitative Data and Community Engagement Chapter 29: Teresa Cordova, Collaborative Community Development Practice: Interfacing with Government to Create a Small Business Incubator Chapter 30: Kenneth M. Reardon, The South Memphis Revitalization Action Project (SOMERAP): A Town/Gown Partnership for Community Transformation Chapter 31: Phillip Mendes and Fronica Binns, Social Work and Community Development in Australia: Friends or Foes? Chapter 32: Belgin Ucar Kocaoglu and Rhonda Phillips, Direct Public Participation in Local Government as Community Development: The Case of Turkeyshow more