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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


Community engagement, Indigenous heritage and the complex figure of the curator: foe, facilitator, friend or forsaken?

Bryony Onciul

in Curatopia: Museums and the future of curatorship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526118196
eISBN:
9781526142016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118196.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Curation is increasingly recognised as a profession of high standing which requires extensive higher education. However, the proliferation of community engagement since the 1980s has placed new ... 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


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


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


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


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


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.


BME community engagement in the UK and public policy: a brief retrospective

Asif Afridi

in Community Organising Against Racism: Race', Ethnicity and Community Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333746
eISBN:
9781447333791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333746.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter outlines the ways in which ethnic minorities have been represented through ‘community engagement’ work and the close relationship between British race relations policy and the ... More


Jazz Dance as a Gateway to Community Engagement

Lynnette Young Overby

in Jazz Dance: A History of the Roots and Branches

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049298
eISBN:
9780813050119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049298.003.0027
Subject:
Music, Dance

Community engagement has become an important mission of colleges and universities as they attempt to make meaningful connections between academic goals and community needs. Through service learning, ... More


Knowledge Mobilisation in Education in South Africa

Johan Muller and Ursula Hoadley

in The impact of research in education: An international perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447306207
eISBN:
9781447310990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447306207.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter considers the notion of knowledge mobilisation and practices associated with it in South Africa. It begins by providing an overview of the education system in South Africa, then goes on ... More


 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


Introduction

Liz Richardson

in DIY Community Action: Neighbourhood problems and community self-help

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420855
eISBN:
9781447302124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420855.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This introductory chapter looks at the activities people in low-income neighbourhoods are doing in order to improve the places where they live. It first discusses DIY community action, which is used ... 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


The New Librarianship Field Guide

R. David Lankes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262529082
eISBN:
9780262334600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262529082.001.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

The field guide seeks to outline an approach to librarianship, librarians, and libraries based on knowledge, learning, and community engagement. The first part of the book covers the mission, skills, ... More


Community as policy: reflections on community engagement, empowerment and social action in a changing policy context

Angus McCabe (ed.)

in Community Groups in Context: Local Activities and Actions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327776
eISBN:
9781447327806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327776.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

This chapter explores the debates about 'below the radar' (BTR) community groups and their assumed role in delivering a range of policy agendas from democratic renewal through to community cohesion ... More


Theories of ‘neighbourhood’ in urban policy

Helen Sullivan and Marilyn Taylor

in Disadvantaged by where you live?: Neighbourhood governance in contemporary urban policy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348951
eISBN:
9781447302100
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348951.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the different theories of ‘neighbourhood’ that have informed the development of public policy. It considers also the shift in academic focus over time from an emphasis on ... More


Service—and Scholarship—Bound to Action

Ann Marie Wilson

in Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

Ann Marie Wilson has continued to pursue an unconventional academic path since receiving the Prelinger Award in 2007. In this chapter she addresses the importance of interweaving academic study with ... 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


Cast Your Net Wide: Reflections on Activism and Community Engagement When Black Lives Matter: Conversations with Ariana E. Alexander, E. Frances White, and Jennifer D. Williams

Patricia A. Matthew

in Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.003.0013
Subject:
Education, History of Education

E. France White’s reflection as a dean and vice provost are juxtaposed against the questions and aspirations of two junior scholars (Ariana Alexander and Jennifer Williams) who are developing ... More


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