Community Development in an Uncertain World (2nd Edition)

Vision, Analysis and Practice

Community Development in an Uncertain World (2nd Edition)
Jim Ife
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Paperback
h247 x 174mm - 456pg
15 Oct 2016 UK
Massey University
International import eta 7-19 days
9781107543362
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In Community Development in an Uncertain World, Jim Ife draws on the principles of social justice, ecological responsibility and post-Enlightenment and Indigenous perspectives to advance new holistic approaches to community development. The book explores the concept of community development on a local and international scale in the context of globalisation and postcolonial theory. Students will gain the essential skills and practical understanding required to navigate the existing managerial environment and cultivate new community practices. This new edition incorporates current research into community development and includes important new work on 'alternative visions' for a sustainable and just future. It introduces the foundational theories of community development and explains their importance in shaping solutions to uniquely modern issues. Readers are encouraged to critically engage with the material through the accompanying discussion questions. Written in an accessible, engaging style, this text is an essential resource for students and professionals in the human services.

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