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The short guide to community development - Short Guides (Paperback)
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The short guide to community development - Short Guides (Paperback)

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Paperback 184 Pages / Published: 27/04/2011
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With the topic of community high on the public agenda, this timely guide provides an introduction to community development, its origins and some of the current trends and challenges. The book also explores how community development can be applied in different practice domains to achieve a range of policy objectives. Accessibly written, it will be essential for students studying a degree or taking a module in the area as well as those already involved in community development and community organising.

Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 9781847426895
Number of pages: 184
Weight: 159 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"At GBP11.99, 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." James Derounian in Voluntary Sector Review
"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". Mae Shaw, Institute of Education, University of Edinburgh
"A great resource - so well written and informative." Sarah Banks, Professor of Community and Youth Work, Durham University
"An extremely useful introductory text, which covers all of the essential building blocks for an up-to-date understanding of the practice of community development work in the United Kingdom" Dr Rosemary Moreland, University of Ulster
"The Short Guide to Community Development is a valuable and concise contemporary account of community development." Community Development Journal

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