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Participation and Culture

Sabina Alkire

in Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Each of the four chapters of Part I of the book synthesizes one aspect that must be specified in the operationalization of the capability approach, then proposes a framework for doing so. This fourth ... More


Keeping Communities of Practice Afloat: Understanding and Fostering Roles in Communities

Michael A. Fontaine

in Creating Value with Knowledge: Insights from the IBM Institute for Business Value

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195165128
eISBN:
9780199835751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165128.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter illustrates the importance of formal and informal roles within a community of practice. These roles, which range from planning community events to maintaining a community website, can ... More


Guiding Principles for Community Capacity-Enhancement Practice

Melvin Delgado

in Community Social Work Practice in an Urban Context: The Potential of a Capacity-Enhancement Perspective

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195125467
eISBN:
9780199864188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195125467.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Social work practitioners need guiding principles to help them analyze and develop macro interventions. Guiding principles play important roles in helping practitioners decide how practice must be ... More


Participatory Approaches for Study Design and Analysis in Dissemination and Implementation Research

Meredith Minkler and Alicia L. Salvatore

in Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health: Translating Science to Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199751877
eISBN:
9780199933242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199751877.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter seeks to demonstrate the value added from community participation to the research process itself. It shows how Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) methods are useful in the ... More


Definitions, History, Elements, and Boundaries

MELVIN DELGADO and DENISE HUMM-DELGADO

in Asset Assessments and Community Social Work Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199735846
eISBN:
9780199315864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735846.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Moving the knowledge base forward on community capacity and asset assessment is hampered by multiple definitions of these concepts. The concept of “assets” is often called by many different names in ... More


Community-Based Approaches to Early Childhood Development: a matter of degree

Jacqueline Hayden and Sithu Wai

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Community-based programs are a major service delivery outlet for early childhood programs, especially in underresourced and developing contexts. They provide scope for identifying and analyzing ... More


Village Forests in India

Roger D. Stone

in Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses issues related to the joint forest-management systems in various parts of India. The concept of joint forest management emerged from conflict areas where district forest ... More


Communicative Capacity: Public Encounters in Participatory Theory and Practice

Koen P.R. Bartels

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447318507
eISBN:
9781447318521
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318507.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Participatory democracy has become an unshakable norm and widespread practice. Nowadays, public professionals and citizens regularly encounter each other in participatory practice to address shared ... More


Communities and criminal justice: engaging legitimised, project and resistance identities

Basia Spalek

in Communities, identities and crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348043
eISBN:
9781447301899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348043.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter looks at the notion of community with respect to the criminal justice and community safety sectors. It highlights how an emphasis upon community participation in criminal justice ... More


Helping from Afar

Roger D. Stone

in Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses various ways in which the donor countries and agencies can help the developing world in conserving their forest resources and increase community participation in it. The mood ... More


Incentives and Development Policies

Partha Dasgupta

in An Inquiry into Well-Being and Destitution

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198288350
eISBN:
9780191596094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198288352.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This last chapter of the book addresses incentives and development policies. The aspects covered are: (1) agrarian reform; (2) food subsidies; (3) employment guarantee schemes and rural ... More


Learning from Latin America

Roger D. Stone

in Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit: Journeys to the Brink of Hope

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520217997
eISBN:
9780520936072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520217997.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter focuses on the role played by various local communities in the conservation of forests in Latin America. The “Pilot Program to Conserve the Brazilian Rain Forest,” started with the help ... More


Citizenship, community and participation in small towns: a case study of regeneration partnerships

Bill Edwards, Mark Goodwin, and Michael Woods

in Urban renaissance?: New Labour, community and urban policy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343802
eISBN:
9781447304159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343802.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines community participation in regeneration partnerships in small towns in England and Wales. It explores the assumption that the concepts of town and community are almost ... More


Reclaiming Human Rights: A Theory of Community

Oche Onazi

in Human Rights from Community: A Rights-Based Approach to Development

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748654673
eISBN:
9780748693870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748654673.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter expands on the substantive aspects of the theory of community, which, it is argued, can enable individuals, particularly the poor, to take part in processes that determine their human ... More


Linking partnerships and networks

Sarah Banks

in Managing community practice: Principles, policies and programmes

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343567
eISBN:
9781447302766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343567.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Community participation has become part of the UK government's approach to decision making and service delivery, involving ‘joined-up’ thinking and cross-sectoral working. Current policy needs ... More


Community Asset Assessment Methods

MELVIN DELGADO and DENISE HUMM-DELGADO

in Asset Assessments and Community Social Work Practice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199735846
eISBN:
9780199315864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735846.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The field of community asset assessments is expanding rapidly, and, in the process, is introducing new or modified versions of commonly used methods. The more “common” methods, incidentally, are also ... More


Shared principles

Paul Henderson

in Including the excluded: From practice to policy in European community development

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347459
eISBN:
9781447302575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347459.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter lays out the shared principles that have been drawn both from the practice examples and other experiences, seeking to specify key factors required for effective community development in ... More


Implications for Social Work Practice and Research

Melvin Delgado

in Social Justice and the Urban Obesity Crisis: Implications for Social Work

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160094
eISBN:
9780231534253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160094.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter discusses seven key, cross-cutting themes related to obesity that have direct implications for social work: community participation, assets of marginalized communities, program ... More


The Role of Participation in Sustainable Community Development Programmes in the Extractive Industries

Catherine Macdonald

in Extractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198817369
eISBN:
9780191858871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817369.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

A major challenge for almost all activity of the extractive industries is that benefits accrue predominantly at the national level while disruptions are invariably highly localized close to the ... More


The Will to Survive

Mun Young Cho

in The Specter of "the People": Urban Poverty in Northeast China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451652
eISBN:
9780801467431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451652.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the ways in which “community” is practiced as a new mode of governing poverty in China's cities, in particular, how urban laid-off workers who have come to serve as Community ... More


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