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Cross-Cultural Research

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

The purpose of the book is to provide researchers with a framework to conduct research in a culturally sensitive manner with individuals, families, and communities in diverse cultural settings in the ... More


Conducting Community-Based Participatory Research

Jorge Delva, Paula Allen-Meares, and Sandra L. Momper

in Cross-Cultural Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195382501
eISBN:
9780199777419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382501.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This Chapter provides a brief historical account and introduction to community-based participatory research (CBPR), important principles and methodological considerations and issues, and an ... More


Community Rights in Scots Property Law

Malcolm Combe

in Legal Strategies for the Development and Protection of Communal Property

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266380
eISBN:
9780191879579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266380.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Since the establishment of the Scottish Parliament by the Scotland Act 1998, Scottish legislators have embarked on a programme of community-oriented land reform to allow for redistribution of land to ... More


Youth and community empowerment in Europe: International perspectives

Peter Evans and Angelika Krüger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305910
eISBN:
9781447307754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305910.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The current economic crisis with its gloomy implications for lost generations leaves many disadvantaged young people with ever diminishing opportunities. Violent youth protests in many countries have ... More


Shifting the Balance

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/9780520217997.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter presents various suggestions for involving local communities in forest conservation. The process of implementing the shift to community management of forests may depend on the legal and ... More


YEPP I: meeting the goals

Peter Evans and Angelika Krüger

in Youth and community empowerment in Europe: International perspectives

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305910
eISBN:
9781447307754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305910.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

The data described in chapter three are presented summarily in the form of tables that focus on a number of key issues. These are: the extent to which YEPP's 10 non-negotiable principles were adhered ... More


Issues and implications

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/9781847420565.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter explores key issues and dilemmas associated with a networking approach to community development, and highlights some implications for policy and practice. As practitioners, people ... More


Leading the inclusive city: Place-based innovation for a bounded planet

Robin Hambleton

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447304975
eISBN:
9781447311843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447304975.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Cities are often seen as helpless victims in a global flow of events and many view growing inequality in cities as inevitable. This engaging book rejects this gloomy prognosis and argues that ... More


Whose Government is it?: The Renewal of State-Citizen Cooperation

Henry Tam (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781529200980
eISBN:
9781529200973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200980.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Civic disengagement has left us with a dangerous chasm between political institutions and the public. This book sets out why and how governments should reconnect with the citizens they serve, both ... More


Keeping the show on the road: a reflective dialogue between a community worker and a funder

Lin Bender and Japhet Makongo

in Funding, Power and Community Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447336150
eISBN:
9781447336204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336150.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter presents a dialogue between Japhet Makongo, a community development worker based in Tanzania, and Lin Bender, CEO of the philanthropic organisation, the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust in ... More


Integrating sense of place within new housing developments: a community-based participatory research approach

Mei Lan Fang, Judith Sixsmith, Ryan Woolrych, Sarah L. Canham, Lupin Battersby, Tori Hui Ren, and Andrew Sixsmith

in Resilience and Ageing: Creativity, Culture and Community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447340911
eISBN:
9781447340942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340911.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter looks at a Canadian project which critically explores the potential of an action-oriented, community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach to reveal ways in which communities can ... More


Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Tine Buffel, Sophie Handler, and Chris Phillipson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The book provides a comprehensive analysis of research and policies examining the development of age-friendly cities and communities. The chapters examine the theoretical assumptions behind the idea ... More


Unsettling Hawai‘i

Roderick N. Labrador

in Building Filipino Hawai'i

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038808
eISBN:
9780252096761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038808.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter revisits the idea of identity territorializations and their use in immigrant struggles for community empowerment. It asks what happens when “home”-making processes and ... More


Human Rights Education in Action: The Programme Unfolds

Ben Cislaghi

in Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter 5 analyses in detail what happened during the HRE part of Tostan programme in the village. It analyses the different learning strategies used in class and show how they allowed participants ... More


The ‘Now-Women’ and Other Changes: A Wider Horizon of Possibilities?

Ben Cislaghi

in Human Rights and Community-led Development: Lessons from Tostan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474419796
eISBN:
9781474445139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474419796.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyses community members’ experiences during and after the programme. It uncovers a shift in participants’ attitudes, knowledge, intentions, and behaviour. The chapter also provides ... More


“Reharmonizing” the Generations: Rap, Poetry, and Hmong Oral Tradition

Nicholas Poss

in Diversity in Diaspora: Hmong Americans in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835972
eISBN:
9780824871390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835972.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter investigates how two Hmong artists musically vocalize those experiences shared by other minorities: as refugees, as persecuted subjects in the diaspora, as targets of racism, and as ... More


The third sector and capability-promoting policies

Giuseppe Acconcia, Enrica Chiappero-Martinetti, and Paolo R. Graziano

in Capability-Promoting Policies: Enhancing Individual and Social Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334316
eISBN:
9781447334354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334316.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter focuses on third sector associations and the development of capability-promoting policy in Italy. It employs the capability approach as a basic framework to analyse social phenomena in ... More


Developing age-friendly policies for cities: strategies, challenges and reflections

Paul McGarry

in Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 12 charts the evolution of the Age-Friendly Manchester programme and, more broadly, explores how the UK government’s ageing policies and strategies have developed since the late 1990s, ... More


From representation to active ageing in a Manchester neighbourhood: designing the age-friendly city

Stefan White and Mark Hammond

in Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 10 explores what it means to use a ‘capability’ approach to designing an age-friendly city, including its potential for offering new ways of producing and occupying physical and social ... More


Alternative age-friendly initiatives: redefining age-friendly design

Sophie Handler

in Age-Friendly Cities and Communities: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447331315
eISBN:
9781447331339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331315.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Chapter 11 identifies new and creative ways in which architects, artists and designers might be drawn into debates around age-friendly urban practice. The chapter describes the way in which current ... More


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