11/17/2010

Community Development Theory

Community Development Theory is the most practical framework for social workers seeking lasting change for individuals and the communities and societies in which they live. It focuses on the centrality of oppressed people in the process of overcoming externally imposed social problems (Allison Tan, 2009). This theory is community development work because by the meer fact of the definition it speaks for itself. The theory could adapt to other disciplines like Neighborhood Development.

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    1. http://www.nacsw.org/Publications/Proceedings2009/TanACommunity.pdf

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    2. http://www.nacsw.org/Publications/Proceedings2009/TanACommunity.pdf

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    3. This link is not working buddy

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  2. How does it accomplish these claims? Community Development is a profession in its own right so where does social work fit in?

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    1. lobbying, policy making, and overall avocation are major avenues for Social Workers to pursue.

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  3. I need to learn community development.

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  4. Get me more theories on commmunity development

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  5. Hi fellas,
    Thank you so much for this wonderful article really!
    If someone want to read more about that community improvement I think this is the right place for you!

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