Interdisciplinary Community Development: International Perspectives is a unique look at the innovations in interdisciplinary community development around the world. International leaders in geography, public policy, administration, social work, education, and public health explore the latest research, programs, and approaches to promote strategies that foster social justice, health, peace building, and others.
This book clearly defines the ambiguous concept of community development, and examines successful strategies and approaches for the betterment of society. Projects highlighting cooperation, collaboration, and the sharing of thoughts and creative ideas are discussed in detail. The volume also offers extensive references, tables, and figures to effectively illustrate ideas and concepts.
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Interdisciplinary Community Development: International Perspectives is a valuable resource for social workers, organizers, planners, policymakers, and activists.
Preface: Defining Community and Its Development. Interdisciplinary Community Development from International Perspectives: An Introduction. DEFINING INTERDISCIPLINARY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. Towards Interdisciplinary Community Collaboration and Development: Knowledge and Experience from Israel and the USA. The Contribution of Law and Social Work to Interdisciplinary Community Development and Peace Building in the Middle East. Adult Literacy Education and Community Development. UNIVERSITIES AND INTERDISCIPLINARY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. Reconceptualizing Community Organization in India: A Transdisciplinary Perspective. Transcending Boundaries: An International, Interdisciplinary Community Partnership to Address Domestic Violence. From Disciplinary to Interdisciplinary Community Development: The Jos-McMaster Drought and Rural Water Use Project in Nigeria. INTERDISCIPLINARY PRACTICE BY NGOs. NGO Development in Croatia: De Facto Interdisciplinary Practice. Pentru Voi Fundatia: Interdisciplinary Community Development Using Social Enterprise in Romania. Measuring Wellness Through Interdisciplinary Community Development: Linking the Physical, Economic and Social Environment. AFTERWORD. Interdisciplinary Community Development: Setting the Future Course. Index. References.