Community Development

A Critical Approach

av Margaret Ledwith  (häftad, 2011)

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  • Häftad (paperback)
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 248
  • Utg.datum: 2011-04-27
  • Upplaga: New ed
  • Förlag: Policy Press
  • Illustrationer: illustrations
  • Dimensioner: 234 x 165 x 12 mm
  • Vikt: 430 g
  • Antal komponenter: 1
  • ISBN: 9781847426468

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"..Ledwith..makes a powerful case for recognising the potential of community strategies contributing to a moe just and sustainable world." Steve Rogowski in Professional Social Work "In the space of a mere 200 pages a tremendous amount of ground is covered ... Ledwith demonstrates that it is possible to retain faith in a radical past whilst, simultaneously dazzling us with the power and future potential of community development." Studies in the Education of Adults "This is a very accessible and readable book that is based on a detailed knowledge of statistical research, critical theory and community development experience" Concept

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Övrig information

Margaret Ledwith lives in Lancaster where she is Emeritus Professor of Community Development and Social Justice at the University of Cumbria. She is also a coordinator of the international Collaborative Action Research Network. For many years, she was a grassroots community worker, and it was this experience of working with marginalised communities that forged the foundation of a lifetime commitment to social justice. She has written three books: Participating in Transformation: Towards a working model of community empowerment (1997), Community Development: A critical approach (2005) and, with Jane Springett, Participatory Practice: Community-based action for transformative change (2009).

Innehållsförteckning

Opening thoughts: unprecedented political times; Why empower?; The story of a community; Doing community development; Organising in the community; Collective action for change; The power of ideas; Critiques of Freire and Gramsci; Towards a Freirean-feminist-anti-racist pedagogy; Organising for social transformation.