Towards Understanding Community: People and Places by C. ClayTowards Understanding Community: People and Places by C. Clay

Towards Understanding Community: People and Places

byC. ClayEditorM. Madden, L. Potts

Hardcover | November 9, 2007

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Written in the temporal and political context of the British New Labour Government's ongoing reliance on the word community, academics and activists critically engage here with the range of ways in which contemporary ideas of community are being used and contested. The key focus is on understanding community from action into theory and vice versa.
STUART BILLINGHAM Professor of Lifelong and Pro Vice Chancellor, York St John University, UK GERALDINE BRADY Research Fellow in the Centre for Social Justice, Coventry University, UK GERALDINE BROWN Senior Research Assistant in the Centre for Social Justice, Coventry University, UK STEVE CINDERBY Geographer and former Deputy Director o...
Title:Towards Understanding Community: People and PlacesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:250 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.63 inPublished:November 9, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230542646

ISBN - 13:9780230542648

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors Towards Understanding Community - an introduction; C.J.Clay, M.Madden & L.Potts The Signature Quilt; R.Walsh PART 1: LOCATING COMMUNITY Locating Community: An Introduction; C.J.Clay The Politics of Community: New Labour and the Eclipse of Society; S.Parker Learning Communities and Tertiary Education; S.Billingham 'For All the Women Out There': Community and the Ethics of Care in the Marketing of a Breast Cancer Fundraising Event; J.D'Aloisio Contingent Communities: British Social Policy and the Invention of Refugee Communities; L.Kelly PART 2: JUSTICE WITHIN AND BETWEEN COMMUNITIES Justice Within and Between Communities: An Introduction; M.Madden Globalisation, Multiple Threats and the Weakness of International Institutions: A Community-Centred Response; S.Sweeney The Ideal of a Sustainable Community, 2006; K.Peat Community Informatics: Building Civil Society in the Information Age?; L.Keeble Working with the Community: Research and Action; G.Letherby i mpet us , a Movement Towards Shared Ethical Values and Human Rights; A.Short PART 3: BUILDING HEALTHY COMMUNITIES Building Healthy Communities: An Introduction; L.Potts How Communities Can Use Geographical Information Systems; S.Cinderby Community Capacity Building, Community Development and Health: A Case Study of 'Health Issues in the Community'; R.Phillips A Community of Expertise: Positioning the UK Environmental Breast Cancer Movement; L.Potts Promoting Participatory Working; P.Turton Bibliography Index