Canadian perspectives on community development / edited by Sarah Todd and Sébastien Savard.

  • [Ottawa, Ontario] : University of Ottawa Press, [2020]
  • ©2020
356 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm


Summary note
"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, arts based community work with the elderly."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
  • (Re)creating recreation and sport activities in Indigenous communities: a health-promotion approach for social work / Lynn Frances Lavallee
  • Supporting community connections in later life:the role of community-engaged arts / Elaine Moody and Alison Phinney
  • Organizing within communities that have experienced collective trauma: tensions, contradictions, and possibilities / Bill Lee, Mirna Caranza, Susan McGrath, and Ken Moffatt
  • Community development in Atlantic Canada: Case studies in three sectors of activity in Acadian communities in New Brunswick / Omer Chouinard, André Leclerc, Julie Guillemot, Maurice Beaudin, Majella Simard, and Gilles Martin
  • Queering and querying : hope for critical queer theory in community practice / Dillon Black
  • Collective action and interventions in Quebec / André-Anne Parent and Denis Bourque
  • Poverty, inequalities, and collective intervention strategies / Yvan Comeau
  • Feminist organizing in Canada / Claudia Lahaie, Sarah Todd, and Alicia Kalmanovitch
  • Community development and francophone-minority communities:study based on a social-capital model / Sébastien Savard and Dominique Charbonneau
  • Immigrant organizing and the community / Jane Ku
  • Community organizing with immigrants and refugees / David Este and Christa Sato
  • Fostering effective public policy for climate change and a renewable-energy economy: policy influencing and capacity building as community practice / Mishka Lysack
  • Nothing about us without us":(dis)ability community development in Nova Scotia / Judy MacDonald, Sarah Cooper, and Melissa Myers
  • Critical perspectives on community work with youth / Katherine Occhiuto and Sarah Todd
  • Conclusion: Canadian context of community work / Sarah Todd and Sébastien Savard
  • Contributors.
Other format(s)
Issued also in electronic format.
  • 9780776628646 ((softcover))
  • 077662864X ((softcover))
  • 9780776628851 ((hardcover))
  • 0776628852 ((hardcover))
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