DIY Community Action: Neighbourhood Problems and Community Self-Help

DIY Community Action: Neighbourhood Problems and Community Self-Help

by Liz Richardson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781847420848
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 03/12/2008
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.75(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Liz Richardson, Institute for Political and Economic Governance (IPEG), University of Manchester

Table of Contents


List of tables, figures and boxes

1. Introduction
2. Talking to communities
3. Why neighbourhoods and communities matter to residents
4. Community action: so what?
5. The value of volunteering
6. How the groups organise themselves
7. What gives residents the right to take charge
8. Obstacles and limits, supports and potential
9. Conclusions: championing community self-help

Appendix: The Gatsby Project: further details
References
Index

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