Community Development In Asia And The Pacific by Manohar S. PawarCommunity Development In Asia And The Pacific by Manohar S. Pawar

Community Development In Asia And The Pacific

byManohar S. PawarEditorManohar S. Pawar

Paperback | September 25, 2012

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There is a tremendous need for community development practice in the Asia-Pacific region due to its size and prevailing diverse socio-economic, political and cultural needs and issues. Both developed and developing countries have been reemphasizing the importance of community development and have introduced several schemes or programs for overall development. Manohar Pawar familiarizes readers with the region, presents the major social, economic and political issues, looks at values and principles, and critically analyses challenges and shows opportunities for community development practice in the region. This book will allow for anyone interested in community development both at local and global levels ¿ scholars, non-government organizations (NGOs), government organisations, international aid agencies ¿ to gain a broad understating of community development trends in the Asia-Pacific region.

Dr. Manohar Pawar has more than 20 years of experience in social work education, research and practice in Australia and India. He is currently an Associate Professor in Social Work and Human Services, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, and a principal researcher of the Institute for Land Water and Society, Charles Sturt Universi...
Title:Community Development In Asia And The PacificFormat:PaperbackDimensions:248 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.68 inPublished:September 25, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415646839

ISBN - 13:9780415646833


Table of Contents

Introduction  1. Diversity and Development in Asia and the Pacific   2. Community Development Practice Trends in Developed Countries  3. Community Development Practice Trends in Developing Countries  4. Values and Principles for Community Development  5. Practice Dimensions and Dynamics of Community Development  6. The Way Ahead: Challenges and Vision for Community Development.  Appendices

Editorial Reviews

"The book is worth reading as an introductory text especially for those community study students, development workers and policy researchers who are interested in community development in Asia and the Pacific."¿  Chi Yuen Leung, China Journal of Social Work