UWP

Community Development in South Wales

Editor(s): Steve Clarke Martin Hoban Antonina Mendola Derith J. Powell

Language: English

Genre(s): Social Policy and Law Literary Criticism Welsh Interest

  • May 2002 · 288pages · 216x138mm

  • ·Paperback - 9780708317341
  • · eBook - pdf - 9781417514939

About The Book

This volume provides a comprehensive overview setting community development work in south Wales in its historical context, as well as offering definitions of community development, the role of the practitioner, and values and issues in community development work.

Endorsements

'A timely publication that will be useful to the growing band of workers in Wales who are concerned to influence both Welsh policy - making and community regeneration practice'. John Rose, Wales Youth Agency 'This is an important book. With refreshing honesty, the four contributing editors and six other contributors share their wealth of community development experience in south Wales and in doing so impress the reader with their commitment and compassion...This volume should be required reading for Assembly Members, local councillors and local authority professionals.' www .gwales.com

About the Editor(s)

Steve Clarke

Steve Clarke is a Research Fellow at Swansea University, Wales, and has over fifty years of international field work, consultancy and teaching experience in community development to health professionals and social workers.

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Martin Hoban

Martin Hoban is a community development practitioner working in the South Wales area.

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Antonina Mendola

Antonina Mendola is a community development practitioner working in the South Wales area.

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Derith J. Powell

Derith Powell is a community development practitioner working in the South Wales area.

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