Skills in Neighbourhood Work is a practice textbook. It explains the skills, knowledge and techniques needed by community workers and other practitioners to work effectively in and with communities.
While the principles and methods it describes have stood the test of time, the political, economic and social changes which have taken place since the book was first published have made new editions essential. Rewritten and updated, and including new practice examples, the fourth edition retains all the practical information needed by the student or practitioner but sets it in the contemporary context. Including a European perspective and views from America and Australia, it covers:starting, supporting and ending work with community groups evaluation data collection goals and priorities making contacts group work helping groups work with other organisations.
This invaluable textbook is essential reading for students and practitioners of community work.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 230
Weight: 590 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 mm
Edition: 4th New edition
`This is an excellent 'must have' key text for any neighbourhood / community development worker, researcher or academic involved this area of work. The book provides a detailed and critical framework that is necessary in engaging in 'good' neighbourhood work in an accessible way.' - Dr Jagdish Chouhan, Youth and Community Division, De Montfort University, UK.