This series serves community developers, planners, public administrators and others involved in practice and policy making in the realm of community development. Building on a 40 year history of publishing the journal, Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society, the book series seeks to contribute to the growing and rapidly changing knowledge base as a resource for practitioners and researchers alike.
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Rhonda G. Phillips
Purdue University, USA
Pennsylvania State University, USA
Iowa State University, USA
Gary P. Green
University of Wisconsin, USA
National University of Ireland
Northern Illinois University, USA
Patricia A. Wilson
University of Texas, Austin, USA
Community Owned Businesses International Entrepreneurship, Finance, and Economic Development
50 Years of Community Development Vol II A History of its Evolution and Application in North America
Culture, Community, and Development
Arts and Community Change Exploring Cultural Development Policies, Practices and Dilemmas
Knowledge Partnering for Community Development
Edited By Norman Walzer
May 30, 2021
This book analyses community owned businesses in countries around the world to show successful approaches and important strategies to improve access to essential services in vastly different economic contexts. Through eleven chapters, authors from various countries use case studies and analyse ...
Edited By Norman Walzer, Rhonda Phillips, Robert Blair
October 30, 2020
This 50th anniversary publication provides a comprehensive history of community development. Beginning in 1970 with the advent of the Community Development Society and its journal shortly thereafter, Community Development, the editors have placed the chapters in major themed areas or issues ...
Edited By Paul R. Lachapelle, Isabel Gutierrez-Montes, Cornelia Butler Flora
July 09, 2020
Community Capacity and Resilience in Latin America addresses the role of communities in building their capacity to increase resiliency and carry out rural development strategies in Latin America. Resiliency in a community sense is associated with an ability to address stress and respond to shock ...
Edited By Rhonda Phillips, Mark A. Brennan, Tingxuan Li
February 17, 2020
Culture is a living thing. In social settings, it is often used to represent entire ways of life, including rules, values, and expected behavior. Varying from nation to nation, neighborhood to neighborhood and beyond, even in the smallest localities, culture is a motivating factor in the creation ...
By Patricia A. Wilson
July 02, 2019
Drawing on first-hand accounts of action research in the Americas, Africa, and Asia, The Heart of Community Engagement illustrates the transformative learning journeys of exemplary catalysts for community-based change. Practitioners’ stories of community engagement for social justice in the Global ...
Edited By Paul R. Lachapelle, Don E. Albrecht
December 13, 2018
The concept of community, in all its diverse definitions and manifestations, provides a unique approach to learn more about how groups of individuals and organizations are addressing the challenges posed by climate change. This new volume highlights specific cases of communities developing ...
Edited By Norman Walzer, Liz Weaver
July 04, 2018
Collective Impact as a tool to bring about community change has seen remarkable growth in usage since 2011. Collective Impact has been used successfully with a variety of local issues and has raised the consciousness of how community groups interact as well as the approaches that can lead to ...
Edited By Katherine Melcher, Barry Stiefel, Kristin Faurest
December 09, 2016
Throughout history and around the world, community members have come together to build places, be it settlers constructing log cabins in nineteenth-century Canada, an artist group creating a waterfront gathering place along the Danube in Budapest, or residents helping revive small-town main streets...
Edited By Max O. Stephenson Jr., Scott Tate
May 05, 2015
Arts and Community Change: Exploring Cultural Development Policies, Practices and Dilemmas addresses the growing number of communities adopting arts and culture-based development methods to influence social change. Providing community workers and planners with strategies to develop arts policy ...
Edited By John M. Halstead, Steven C. Deller
April 28, 2015
In Social Capital at the Community Level, John Halstead and Steven Deller examine social capital formation beyond the individual level through a variety of disciplines: planning, economics, regional development, sociology, as well as non-traditional approaches like engineering and built ...
By Robyn Eversole
October 28, 2014
Effective community development means that many different stakeholders have to work together: governments, development organizations and NGOs, and most importantly, the people they serve. Knowledge Partnering for Community Development teaches community development professionals how to mediate ...
Edited By Kelly L. Patterson, Robert Mark Silverman
October 01, 2013
New research in community development shows that institutions matter. Where the private sector disinvests from the inner city, public and nonprofit institutions step in and provide engines to economic revitalization and promote greater equity in society. Schools and Urban Revitalization collects ...