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Community Practice and Developmental Social Work

JAMES MIDGLEY

in Social Work and Social Development: Theories and Skills for Developmental Social Work

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732326
eISBN:
9780199863471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732326.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses the developmental approach to community social work practice. Although community organization and other forms of macro practice are usually associated with developmental ... More


Rules of Origin as tools of development? Some lessons from SADC

Olivier Cadot, Antoni Estevadeordal, Akiko Suwa-Eisenmann, and Thierry Verdier

in The Origin of Goods: Rules of Origin in Regional Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780199290482
eISBN:
9780191603471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199290482.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Firm level interviews are used to assess the economic implications of the rules of origin (ROO) applied for trade to qualify under the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Trade Protocol. ... More


Norman Street Revisited: Claiming a Right to New York City

Ida Susser

in Norman Street: Poverty and Politics in an Urban Neighborhood, Updated Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780195367317
eISBN:
9780199951192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367317.003.0000
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter opens with a brief discussion of the production of urban space and the historical contributions of Robert Moses and Jane Jacobs to the structuring of New York City. The section that ... More


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

Paul Henderson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347459
eISBN:
9781447302575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347459.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This book provides an in-depth study of how community development can contribute to tackling social exclusion. It draws on the outcomes of a project funded by the Social Inclusion Programme of the ... More


Strategy, Pragmatism, and Public Relations

Lee A. Smithey

in Unionists, Loyalists, and Conflict Transformation in Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195395877
eISBN:
9780199914470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395877.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates incentives and pressures that encourage unionists and loyalists in the Orange Order and other community organizations to mitigate contentious cultural expressions, enhance ... More


Neoliberalism and La cause: Modernizing Nationalism at Its Limits (Lelac, 1997–2004)

Monica Heller

in Paths to Post-Nationalism: A Critical Ethnography of Language and Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746866
eISBN:
9780199827091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746866.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Canadian language policy from the 1960s on has been based on the concept of “linguistic duality.” Within the frame of the welfare state, the federal government provided funds for the maintenance of ... More


The Churches and Their Ministries

Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider

in Saving Souls, Serving Society: Understanding the Faith Factor in Church-Based Social Ministry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195161557
eISBN:
9780199835836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161556.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces fifteen diverse Protestant churches noted for their community outreach, in the context of their Philadelphia religious ecology. The 237 programs sponsored by these case study ... More


Thrift in the Other America

Wilson Brissett

in Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769063
eISBN:
9780199896851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769063.003.0020
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter takes a look at thrift among low-income populations today, analyzing institutions that support and discourage thrift among the poor. Personal savings itself is institutionally arranged ... More


Conducting Research on Comprehensive Community Development Initiatives: Balancing Methodological Rigor and Community Responsiveness

Kimberly D. Bess, Bernadette Doykos, Joanna D. Geller, Krista L. Craven, and Maury Nation

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/9780823268795.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

University and community partnerships are embedded in institutional contexts that create conflicting demands and require collaborative approaches that balance competing needs and interests and focus ... More


Community development and civil society: Making connections in the European context

Paul Henderson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349705
eISBN:
9781447301929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349705.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

To what extent are the ideas and practice of community development across Europe similar? This book explores this question with special reference to the UK and Hungary and shows how community ... More


Three Case Studies

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:
10.1093/0199245797.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The sixth and seventh chapters that make up Part II of the book consist of one practical and much narrower application of the capability approach, namely, a discussion of how economic analysis ... More


Mixed-Income Development in Context: Urban Poverty, Community Development, and the Transformation of Public Housing

Robert J. Chaskin and Mark L. Joseph

in Integrating the Inner City: The Promise and Perils of Mixed-Income Public Housing Transformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226164397
eISBN:
9780226303901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303901.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter places public housing reform policies like the Plan for Transformation in Chicago and HOPE VI (and its successor Choice Neighborhoods) at the national level in the broader historical ... More


Tackling Elite Capture by the ‘Counter-Elite’ and ‘Co-Opt-Elite’ Approaches in Bangladesh and Ghana

Sam Wong

in The Role of Elites in Economic Development

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659036
eISBN:
9780191749032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659036.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Community-based development has been criticized for inadequate understanding of power relationships at the local level, which leaves room for elite capture. This chapter compares and contrasts two ... More


Economic wealth

Paul Henderson and Ilona Vercseg

in Community development and civil society: Making connections in the European context

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349705
eISBN:
9781447301929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349705.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter analyses Roland Warren's second function required for a community to be effective — economic wealth. It begins by separating out different strands or types of community economic ... More


The potential of community development

Paul Henderson and Ilona Vercseg

in Community development and civil society: Making connections in the European context

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349705
eISBN:
9781447301929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349705.003.0014
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter takes up the question of how well equipped community development is to respond both to the challenges set out in the preceding five chapters and to changes taking place globally. It ... More


Community care development: developing the capacity of local communities to respond to their own support and care needs

Deborah Quilgars

in Care, community and citizenship: Research and practice in a changing policy context

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348715
eISBN:
9781447301608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348715.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter evaluates the successes and challenges experienced in developing a Community Care Development Project. In recognition of the lack of joint work on ‘community care’ and ‘community ... More


Introduction

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/9781847422590.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book provides an account of the key changes to the context and practice of community development since the 1970s through the experiences and insights of a group of highly experienced ... More


An Industry Perspective on Environmental and Social Issues in Oil and Gas Development: Case Studies from Indonesia and Ecuador

Robert Kratsas and Jennifer A. Parnell

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses two projects by Atlantic Richfield Company (ARCO) – Pagerungan and Vilano – that demonstrate the company's commitment to environmental protection and social development. They ... 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


The Evolution of Islamist Social Institutions in the Gaza Strip: Before and during Oslo (a Sociopolitical History)

Sara Roy

in Hamas and Civil Society in Gaza: Engaging the Islamist Social Sector

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159676
eISBN:
9781400848942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159676.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter explores the evolution and role of Islamist social institutions in Gaza, beginning with the reformist work and philosophy of the Muslim Brotherhood and continuing through the first ... More


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