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Asset Building and Community Development - 2nd edition

Asset Building and Community Development (ISBN10: 1412951348; ISBN13: 9781412951340)
ISBN13: 978-1412951340
ISBN10: 1412951348

Summary: The Second Edition of Asset Building and Community Development examines the promise and limits of community development. Authors Gary Paul Green and Anna Haines provide an engaging, thought-provoking, and comprehensive approach to asset building by focusing on the role of different forms of community capital in the development process. Updated throughout, this edition explores how communities are building on their key assetsphysical, human, social, financial, enviro ...show morenmental, political, and cultural capital. New to the Second Edition Provides a more in-depth discussion of the role of assets in local development: Students are able to make stronger connections between the theory and practice of community development. Presents a broader treatment of the community development field: Community-based organizations are explored, including faith-based organizations, youth-oriented organizations, and neighborhood associations. Traces the history of community development: Chapters on cultural and political capital have been added. Offers updated resources for students and practitioners: In addition to exercises and questions, each chapter concludes with case studies, additional references, Web sites, and videos. Intended Audience This is an ideal core textbook for undergraduate courses such as Community Development, Community Planning, and Urban Sociology in departments of sociology, urban and regional planning, political science, economics, urban studies, and geography. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 08
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Year Published: 2008
International: No

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