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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

Laurence Prusak (ed.)

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


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


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


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


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


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