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Welfare Reform on the Web (March 2001): Community Regeneration - Overseas

BUILDING COMMUNITY CAPACITY: A DEFINITIONAL FRAMEWORK AND CASE STUDIES FROM A COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY INITIATIVE

R.J. Chaskin

Urban Affairs Review, vol.36, 2001, p.291-323

Author suggests a definition of community capacity and a systematic framework for understanding how it can be built and the mechanisms through which it operates. Then uses two case studies to explore the possible application of this framework to empirical practice.