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The Community Development Reader free pdf 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 .

About James DeFilippis

James DeFilippis is an Associate Professor in the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. He is the author of Unmaking Goliath: Community Control in the Face of Global Capital, and co-author (with Robert Fisher and Eric Shragge) of Contesting Community: The Limits and Potential of Local Organizing.a Susan Saegert is Professor of Environmental Psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center, where she was also the first director of the Center for the Study of Women and Society. Dr. Saegert has published five books including Social Capital in Poor Communities with Phil Thompson and Mark Warren (Russell Sage, 2001), and From Abandonment to Hope: Community Households in Harlem , with Jackie Leavitt (Columbia University Press, 1990).

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Author : James DeFilippis
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 15 March 2012
ISBN : 0415507766
EAN : 9780415507769
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 416 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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