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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


Community Development and Place-Based Neighborhood Change

Larry M. Gant

in A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Abstract: This chapter describes the model of community development used by the University of Michigan School of Social Work’s Technical Assistance Center (UMSSW/TAC). The chapter presents a ... More


A Twenty-First Century Approach to Community Change: Partnering to Improve Life Outcomes for Youth and Families in Under-Served Neighborhoods

Paula Allen-Meares, Tina R. Shanks, Larry M. Gant, Leslie Hollingsworth, and Patricia L. Miller

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190463311
eISBN:
9780190463342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190463311.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Urban renewal has been the dominant approach to revitalizing industrialized communities that fall into decline. Detroit, with its vast majority Black population and struggling auto industry, ... More


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