What is community development?
The changing context of community development
Effective and ethical community development - what's needed?
Applying community development in different service areas
Challenges for practice
Current and future trends
James Derounian | Voluntary Sector Review
“This short guide is a handy reference and a bargain, and an attractive and cleanly designed pocket book. It will be required reading for students.”
Community Development Journal
"A valuable and concise contemporary account of community development."
Mae Shaw, Institute of Education, University of Edinburgh
“It’s an extremely useful publication, which presents some refreshingly straightforward observations, whilst acknowledging the complexity of the politics and the practice. I will recommend it to students.”
Sarah Banks, Durham University
“A great resource—so well written and informative.”
Marjorie Mayo, Goldsmiths, University of London
“Essential reading for practitioners as well as students concerned with community development. The inclusion of theoretical and ethical issues is particularly welcome, alongside the implications for practice.”
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