Community Practice: Models in Action
Community Practice: Models in Action stresses the value of using research to examine, develop, and update community practice models. By raising questions about traditional models and identifying contextual and environmental issues that are vital to the study of community practice, this book helps you understand the relationship between theory and action. Your understanding, in turn, will lead to improvements in your practice in the areas of leadership, creativity, and the ability to affect change.
Focused strongly on community organization and community development, Community Practice: Models in Action provides you with research-based examinations of emerging issues grounded in the realities of contemporary contexts and challenges. It illustrates actual practice with major models and helps you by:
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