Canadian Perspectives on Community Development (Politics and Public Policy) (Paperback)

Canadian Perspectives on Community Development (Politics and Public Policy) By Sarah Todd (Editor), Sébastien Savard (Editor), Maurice Beaudin (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Sarah Todd (Editor), Sébastien Savard (Editor), Maurice Beaudin (Contribution by)
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Founded in a perspective that speaks to the diversity of contexts and processes used across Canada, this work is nevertheless firmly grounded in theory, offering an in-depth analysis geared toward advanced study in community practice.

This depth is further strengthened by the diversity of topics represented in this collective work: community work in various regions of the country exploring issues of poverty and environmental activism; community work with immigrants and refugees, and with trans communities; feminist community organizing as well as organizing with persons with disabilities and with members of linguistic communities; and, finally, artsbased community work with the elderly.

This book is published in English.

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S'il refl te une diversit de contextes et de processus mis en oeuvre partout au Canada, cet ouvrage est toutefois fermement ancr dans la th orie, convenant aux tudes avanc es en pratique communautaire.

La diversit des sujets que propose cet ouvrage collectif est d'un int r t particulier, qu'il s'agisse du travail communautaire dans diverses r gions du pays explorant les questions de la pauvret et de l'activisme environnemental; le travail communautaire aupr's des immigrants et des r fugi's et avec les communaut's de personnes trans; l'organisation de la communaut f ministe ainsi que celle des personnes handicap es ou celle des membres de communaut's linguistiques, et enfin, le travail communautaire ax sur les arts aupr's des personnes g es.

Ce livre est publi en anglais.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780776628646
ISBN-10: 077662864X
Publisher: University of Ottawa Press
Publication Date: February 11th, 2020
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Politics and Public Policy