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Rethinking community practice - Developing transformative neighbourhoods (Hardcover, New) Loot Price: R1,504
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Rethinking community practice - Developing transformative neighbourhoods (Hardcover, New): Gabriel Chanan, Colin Miller
Rethinking community practice - Developing transformative neighbourhoods (Hardcover, New): Gabriel Chanan, Colin Miller

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Rethinking community practice - Developing transformative neighbourhoods (Hardcover, New)

Gabriel Chanan, Colin Miller

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As local communities and public services reel under the impact of global economic turmoil, it is vital to find more creative ways for the services to work together with those who depend on them and who also, as citizens, ultimately govern them. Community practice is the name for that growing part of the relationship by which service providers and local residents collaborate flexibly and economically to meet needs, boost community strengths and service effectiveness, and link participative and representative democracy. Combining re-examination of theory with practical tools and approaches, Chanan and Miller provide a new framework for local involvement strategy, for policy-makers and practitioners alike. They show how this innovative but still amorphous movement can become more coherent, both on the ground and in public policy: reforming community development, building new kinds of neighbourhood partnership, measuring outcomes objectively, and combining the best innovations of the past three decades into a new synthesis. This is an important new perspective for all local public service agencies, all practitioners working in communities, and academics and students concerned with these fields.

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Imprint: Policy Press
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: February 2013
First published: April 2013
Authors: Gabriel Chanan • Colin Miller
Dimensions: 240 x 172 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 200
Edition: New
ISBN-13: 978-1-4473-0010-6
Barcode: 9781447300106
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Sociology, social studies > Social groups & communities
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LSN: 1-4473-0010-6

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