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Participation in Community Work free pdf Participation is a key community work method and this text critically engages with its theoretical and conceptual underpinnings before drawing on international examples and perspectives. Including real-life case studies of participatory practice, this book will challenge and inspire all those involved in community work practice and research. Divided into four parts, it begins by exploring theoretical aspects of participation and the co-construction of knowledge, including the ethics of participation. The second part focuses on the potential of participatory learning and action research, with a chapter presenting key techniques followed by case studies. The third part looks at power and participation, addressing issues of inclusivity, capacity and democracy-building and giving examples from a range of research and field projects. Finally, the fourth part begins the discussion of new and emerging challenges for community work globally. This unique book is suitable for students, researchers and practitioners interested in participation and community development from a range of disciplines, including community work itself through social work and youth work to health promotion.

About Anne Karin Larsen

Anne Karin Larsen is Associate Professor in Social Work Education at Bergen University College, Norway. Grete Oline Hole is Associate Professor in the Centre for Evidence Based Practice at Bergen University College, Norway. Vishanthie Sewpaul is Senior Professor of Social Work at University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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Author : Anne Karin Larsen
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 12 September 2014
ISBN : 041565842X
EAN : 9780415658423
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 280 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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