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  • Community development and beyond
  • De Beer F, Swanepoel H
  • ISBN: 9780627023507
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  • 128 Pages | Published: 1998

The authors argue that the more recently evolved concepts such as participatory development empowerment can be traced to a "community development" origin. They conclude that community development, in the hands of powerful people, became a tool of marginalisation and disempowerment. Key issues on community development are introduced and explained by way of annotated case studies. 

1. The history of community development

2. Community development and community participation

3. Institutions for community development

4. Community development project management

5. Coordination of community development

6. Community development evaluation

7. Community development training

8. Conclusion

Addendum 1: Works consulted but not cited

Addendum 2: Annotated list of case studies

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