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Engaging with communities

Bronwen Bermingham and Alison Porter

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses the lessons that can be learned from the Sustainable Health Action Research Programme (SHARP) in Wales about the character of communities and strategies for engaging with ... More


Ethical Issues in Genetic Epidemiology

Laura M. Beskow and Wylie Burke

in Ethics and Epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195322934
eISBN:
9780199864416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322934.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines three selected issues that, although not unique to genetics, are becoming increasingly important in genetic epidemiology: federal policies for widespread data sharing, the use ... More


Academics in Action!: A Model for Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Service

Sandra L. Barnes, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Bernadette Doykos, Nina C. Martin, and Alison McGuire (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268795
eISBN:
9780823272518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268795.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The edited volume describes a multi-disciplinary model where students and faculty work with communities, learn from them, and contribute the fruits of theory and research to solving community ... More


Where is community development today?

Michael Pitchford and Paul Henderson

in Making spaces for community development

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847422590
eISBN:
9781447302759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422590.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Community development has arrived at the policy table. Interviews with experienced practitioners and observation of the current practice suggest that it is the importance of ‘community’ to the New ... More


The dilemmas of development work: Ethical challenges in regeneration

Paul Hoggett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349729
eISBN:
9781447303732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349729.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Social development work takes place in the grey area between government and the voluntary and community sectors. This book explores the ways in which front-line professionals working with communities ... More


Conclusion: Academics in Action—Bridging Principles and Practice!

Sandra L. Barnes, Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, Bernadette Doykos, Nina C. Martin, and Allison McGuire (eds)

in Academics in Action!: A Model for Community-Engaged Research, Teaching, and Service

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823268795
eISBN:
9780823272518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268795.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The chapter summarizes the edited volume and examines the topics of Deweyism in the twenty-first century and transdisciplinary modes of inquiry.


 Building Wealth?: Property Values and the Civic Habits of Homeowners

Brian J. McCabe

in No Place Like Home: Wealth, Community and the Politics of Homeownership

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190270452
eISBN:
9780190270490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190270452.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Urban and Rural Studies

Drawing on data from the Social Capital Community Survey, this chapter investigates the civic habits of homeowners. It examines a wide range of activities to understand how homeowners participate in ... More


Community development

Alison Gilchrist

in The well-connected community: A networking approach to community development

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420565
eISBN:
9781447304012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420565.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter provides a historical account of different models of community development mainly as they have emerged in the UK but with reference to more global perspectives, as propounded by the ... More


Self, World, and the Space Between: Community Engagement as Vocational Discernment

Darby Kathleen Ray

in At This Time and In This Place: Vocation and Higher Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190243920
eISBN:
9780190243951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243920.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter begins with a brief historical sketch of the role of “community service” and “service learning” on college campuses, followed by an account of its evolution into “community engagement” ... More


Giving and Receiving Hospitality during Community Engagement Courses

Marianne Delaporte

in Teaching Civic Engagement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190250508
eISBN:
9780190250522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190250508.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Hospitality is at the basis of so much religious ethics, illustrating the need to view the stranger not as an “other” but as an aspect of the divine. As such, hospitality is a foundational value that ... More


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