Working with Communities: Critical Perspectives

By Margot Rawsthorne and Amanda Howard.

Published by Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, a book imprint by Common Ground Publishing

Format Price
Book: Print $US40.00
Book: Electronic $US15.00

This book responds to an urgent need to reinvigorate collective community action for just change in Australia. At a crucial point in its evolution this book gives a critical perspective to working with communities. It argues that working collectively with communities is vital in this time of rampant individualism and rapid social change.

This book explores many ongoing debates about work with communities:

The book offers promising ideas for practice and growth in this field for the future. It provides critical questions for practice useful for those involved in community action including: community members, paid community workers and policy makers.

Keywords: Communities, Community Action, Social Change, Community development, Civic improvement, Australia

Book: Print (Paperback). Book: Electronic (PDF File; 1.100MB). Published by Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, a book imprint by Common Ground Publishing.

Margot Rawsthorne

Dr. Margot Rawsthorne, Senior Lecturer, Community Development, Social Work & Policy Studies, University of Sydney.

Amanda Howard

Dr. Amanda Howard, Associate Lecturer, Social Work, University of Newcastle.

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