Community Development: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

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Juta and Company Ltd, 2006 - Social Science - 317 pages
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Based on foundations of participation and empowerment, this entry-level study covers every aspect necessary to mobilize a community to fight poverty. Chapters address issues such as the principles of community development, starting and maintaining community projects and workshops, recruiting and motivating members, and decision-making and problem-solving management.
 

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Contents

PREFACE xii
SECTION A THE DEVELOPMENT CONTEXT
THE DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT 10
CUAIMTK THE FEATURES AND OUTCOME
THE PLACE AND ROLE OF COMMUNITY
PARTICIPATORY DECISIONMAKING
COMMUNICATION SKILLS 74
CONFLICT RESOLUTION MEDIATION
THE START OF A PROJECT 172
PLANNING AND IMPLEMENTATION 185
EVALUATION AND CONTROL 201
THE TRAINING DIALOGUE 218
PLANNING AND PRESENTING
CASE STUDIES 200
THE PARSON WHO BECAME A PAINTER 266
THE PROJECT THAT WAS TAKEN OVER 272

MOBILISATION AND MOTIVATION 102
OPERATIONAL WRITING 115
MEETINGS 124
PUBLIC SPEAKING 137
THE LIFE OF A PROJECT
PARTICIPATORY RESEARCH
THE INSPECTOR WHOSE HELP WAS DUMPED 278
FOOD GARDEN IN MAPAYENI 286
BIBLIOGRAPHY 293
ADDENDUM 300
INDEX
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