The Community Development Reader

2nd Edition

James DeFilippis, Susan Saegert

Published February 15, 2012
Textbook - 400 Pages
ISBN 9780415507769 - CAT# Y133961

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The Community Development Reader is the first comprehensive reader in the past thirty years that brings together practice, theory and critique concerning communities as sites of social change. With chapters written by some of the leading scholars and practitioners in the field, the book presents a diverse set of perspectives on community development. These selections inform the reader about established and emerging community development institutions and practices as well as the main debates in the field. The second edition is significantly updated and expanded to include a section on globalization as well as new chapters on the foreclosure crisis, and emerging forms of community .


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