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Managing the Boundaries of an “Open” Project

Fabrizio Ferraro and Siobhán O’Mahony

in The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter examines the emergence of Debian, a community software project, from 1997 to 2002, showing how select, skilled programmers emerged as the custodians who guided Debian in the context of ... More


The New Health Musicians

Even Ruud

in Music, Health, and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199586974
eISBN:
9780191738357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586974.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Health Psychology

A general shift in emphasis toward more community-based musicking practices, coupled with an interest in health-promoting rather than curative activities within the field of music and health, gives ... More


Illustrations of Practice

Lee Higgins

in Community Music: In Theory and In Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199777839
eISBN:
9780199950218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777839.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Psychology of Music

Through concise descriptions of fourteen projects from nine countries, Chapter 6 offers both a portrait and celebration of community music projects worldwide. As a collection, these illustrations are ... More


Welfare Recipients Talk Back: with the assistance of Lorraine Higgins

Lisa D. Brush

in Poverty, Battered Women, and Work in U.S. Public Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195398502
eISBN:
9780199897483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398502.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter presents stories and causal analyses written by eight current and former welfare recipients who participated in a community literacy project. As they tell their stories of toil and ... More


Citizen involvement in neighbourhood health – a case study

Jane South, Judy White, and Mark Gamsu

in People-centred public health

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9781447305316
eISBN:
9781447307808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305316.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A case study of a neighbourhood health project based within a disadvantaged housing estate is presented in this chapter. Small scale community projects are part of the landscape of UK health ... More


A Model for Collaborative Research

Corey S. Shdaimah, Roland W. Stahl, and Sanford F. Schram

in Change Research: A Case Study on Collaborative Methods for Social Workers and Advocates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151795
eISBN:
9780231525367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151795.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter presents a model for collaborative social work research in agency and community settings. It argues that all good collaborative social work research involves adapting to the environment ... More


Community development: historical overview

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/9781847422590.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter provides an overview of community development over the period of 40 years to provide a ‘backcloth’ for the changing practice of community development. The chapter begins with the 1960s ... More


Can we do more? Assessing the purpose and role of community development

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/9781847422590.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on the fundamentals of community development. It seeks to answer what practitioners are trying to do, how, and why? The chapter begins by discussing the different aims of the ... More


Challenges of municipal community work

Witold Mandrysz, Marek Perlinski, and Lars Evertsson

in Social and Caring Professions in European Welfare States: Policies, Services and Professional Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447327196
eISBN:
9781447327202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447327196.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter focuses on the pros and cons of involving professional social workers, employed in municipal social services, as animators of local community organising projects in urban, socially and ... More


Exploring the Meanings of Death

David Clark

in Transforming the Culture of Dying: The Work of the Project on Death in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199311613
eISBN:
9780199344925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311613.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine and Older People, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter examines the PDIA-funded work that emerged from the arts and humanities program. It considers activities exploring the meaning of death that were supported from generic grants and ... More


Programmatic Pilgrimage

Aaron Ansell

in Zero Hunger: Political Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469613970
eISBN:
9781469613994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469613970.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter considers another of Zero Hunger’s component projects, an Afro-Brazilian development project that sought to organize and assist dark-skinned villagers on the basis of their shared racial ... More


Between work and tradition: minority ethnic women in North West England

Stuart Speeden

in Beyond the workfare state: Labour markets, equalities and human rights

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348739
eISBN:
9781447301547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348739.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter determines how voluntary and community organisations facilitate access to the labour market for minority ethnic women at high risk of exclusion. Its central is the relationship between ... More


Introducing our Collaborative Research Case Study: Working with the Women’s Community Revitalization Project

Corey S. Shdaimah, Roland W. Stahl, and Sanford F. Schram

in Change Research: A Case Study on Collaborative Methods for Social Workers and Advocates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151795
eISBN:
9780231525367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151795.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter introduces the partners in the collaborative, community-based effort to research the state of low-income housing in Philadelphia: the Women's Community Revitalization Project (WCRP). It ... More


Rhetoric and Reality: The Real Impact of Music Education

Stephanie E. Pitts

in Chances and Choices: Exploring the Impact of Music Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199838752
eISBN:
9780199950065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838752.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This chapter draws together the preceding discussion in an evaluation of the historical and contemporary claims made for the effects of music education, and speculates about how the impact of current ... More


When technocracy met Marxism: community development projects in Britain

Akwugo Emejulu

in Community development as micropolitics: Comparing theories, policies and politics in America and Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781447313175
eISBN:
9781447313205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313175.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter analyses the competing discourses and identities within the Urban Programme’s Community Development Projects (CDPs) in Britain from 1968 to 1975. It explores community and development in ... More


Introducing Rotherham

Kate Pahl and Miles Crompton

in Re-Imagining Contested Communities: Connecting Rotherham through Research

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447333302
eISBN:
9781447333357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333302.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter aims to sketch out Rotherham as a remembered place, where people hold knowledge and experiences. Rotherham is also a place in the future. The chapter explores ways in which communities ... More


Induced Nostalgia

Aaron Ansell

in Zero Hunger: Political Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469613970
eISBN:
9781469613994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469613970.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines a technique called “induced nostalgia,” which refers to practices by which state officials linked romantic notions of collective labor to idealized visions of the rural past, ... More


The Challenges of Doing Collaborative Research

Corey S. Shdaimah, Roland W. Stahl, and Sanford F. Schram

in Change Research: A Case Study on Collaborative Methods for Social Workers and Advocates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151795
eISBN:
9780231525367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151795.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter focuses on the tensions and challenges faced by social work researchers involved in the Women's Community Revitalization Project (WCRP), noting that the success of the collaboration was ... More


From Research to Recommendations: The Politics of Presentation

Corey S. Shdaimah, Roland W. Stahl, and Sanford F. Schram

in Change Research: A Case Study on Collaborative Methods for Social Workers and Advocates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151795
eISBN:
9780231525367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151795.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter shows how recommendations that were developed from the collaborative research efforts of the social workers involved in the Women's Community Revitalization Project (WCRP) were presented ... More


“Everyday World Policy Analysis” and Low-Income Home Repair in Philadelphia: Walking Through Programs from the Client Perspective

Corey S. Shdaimah, Roland W. Stahl, and Sanford F. Schram

in Change Research: A Case Study on Collaborative Methods for Social Workers and Advocates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151795
eISBN:
9780231525367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151795.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

This chapter describes the low-income home-repair policy in Philadelphia from the applicant's point of view and presents in-depth profiles of three homeowners who sought assistance for their ... More


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