9780840031952

Promoting Community Change Making it Happen in the Real World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780840031952

  • ISBN10:

    0840031955

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/24/2010
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

PROMOTING COMMUNITY CHANGE, Fifth Edition addresses the real world issues facing professionals in social work, human services, and community health and gives readers the skills and information they need to be effective agents of change at the community level. By emphasizing the role a strengthened community can play in preventing and solving the problems that individuals and families commonly experience, the author gives readers the tools they need to improve the lives of not just individual clients, but of entire communities.

Table of Contents

Responding to the Need for Community Change
Understanding the Challenge to Change
Theoretical Frameworks for Community Change
Relating Community Change to Professional Practice
Putting Yourself in the Picture
Putting the Pieces Together
Knowing Your Community
Power
Powerful Planning
People--The Most Valuable Resource
Raising Other Resources
Getting the Word Out
Building the Organized Effort
Taking Action--Strategies and Tactics
A Closer Look At Typical Change Contexts
Enhancing the Quality of Neighborhoods
Increasing the Effectiveness of Established, Formal Organizations
Lobbying for Change
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