Introduction to Community Development: Theory, Practice, and Service-Learning
  • Introduction to Community Development: Theory, Practice, and Service-Learning
  • Introduction to Community Development: Theory, Practice, and Service-Learning

Introduction to Community Development: Theory, Practice, and Service-Learning

by Jerry W. Robinson, Gary P. (Paul) Green
     
 

This text provides students of community and economic development with a theoretical and practical introduction to the field. Bringing together leading scholars, it provides both a conceptual background and contemporary approaches, with a progression from theory to practice. Included are case studies and supportive material to develop community service-learning

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This text provides students of community and economic development with a theoretical and practical introduction to the field. Bringing together leading scholars, it provides both a conceptual background and contemporary approaches, with a progression from theory to practice. Included are case studies and supportive material to develop community service-learning activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412974622
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/23/2010
Pages:
315
Sales rank:
428,221
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Developing Communities - Jerry W. Robinson, Jr. and Gary Paul Green
Chapter 2. An Historical View of Community Development - Lorraine E. Garkovich
Chapter 3. Community Development and Natural Landscapes - Alan W. Barton and Theresa Selfa
Chapter 4. The Technical Assistance Approach - Jerry W. Robinson, Jr. and Frank Fear
Chapter 5. The Self-Help Approach to Community Development - Gary Paul Green
Chapter 6. The Interactional Approach to Community - J.C. Bridger, M. A. Brennan and A.E. Luloff
Chapter 7. The Role of Conflict in Community Develoment - Jerry W. Robinson, Jr. and L. Steven Smutko
Chapter 8. Action Research and Evaluation in Community Develoment - John J. Green and Anna M. Kleiner
Chapter 9. The Role of Leadership Behaviors and Structures in Community Development - Josh Stovall, Jerry W. Robinson, Jr., Albert Nylander and Ralph B. Brown
Chapter 10. Principles of Working Together: Developing Relationships That Support Community Development Initiatives - Janet S.Ayers and Anne Heinze Silvis
Chapter 11. Communities in Rural America: Current Realities and Emerging Strategies - Lionel J. Beaulieu and Glenn D. Israel
Chapter 12. Community Development Challenges of Inner-City Neighborhoods - Jeffrey S. Lowe and William M. Harris, Sr.
Chapter 13. Engaging Youth in Community Development - Wendy Wheeler and Ana Maria Thomas
Chapter 14. Health: A New Community Development Challenge - Lois Wright Morton and Nina Glasgow
Chapter 15. Schools and Community Development - Kai A. Schafft and Hobart L. Harmon
Chapter 16. Sustainable Communities: Sustainability and Community Development - Jerry Hembd and Jane Silberstein
Chapter 17. Globalization and Community Development: Synergy or Disintegration - Paulette Meikle and Gary Paul Green
Chapter 18. Emerging Issues in Community Development - Gary Paul Green and Jerry W. Robinson, Jr.

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