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Welfare Reform on the Web (May 2002): Community Regeneration and Development - UK

BETWEEN RECONCILIATION AND PACIFICATION: THE BRITISH STATE AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS IN THE NORTH OF IRELAND

R. McVeigh

Community Development Journal, vol.37, 2002, p. 47-59

Article looks at the tensions between community development and community relations in Northern Ireland and at strategies for reconciliation and pacification. It discusses the emergence and function of the community paradigm is Northern Ireland in context to its relationship to the British State. It argues that state led community relations have had a destructive impact on the integrity of community development

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN TIMES OF TROUBLE: REFLECTIONS ON THE COMMUNITY WOMEN'S SECTOR IN THE NORTH OF IRELAND

E. Rooney

Community Development Journal, vol. 37, 2002, p. 33-46

This paper looks at the emergence of the community women's sector in the North of Ireland within the history of the state in conflict. It provides an introduction to the place of community development on the political map. It looks at the issues of state sponsorship of community development; local women's groups; the women's movement and the politics of women in conflict.

THE LONDON DEVELOPMENT AGENCY AND LOCAL REGENERATION ISSUES: AN OVERVIEW OF URBAN REGENERATION MANAGEMENT

E. Mutale and M. Edwards

Local Economy, vol. 17, 2002, p. 25-34

Discusses the role of the London Development Agency as the new conduit for funding SRB programmes, physical regeneration, economic regeneration, capital projects and skills development. It has a remit to work in partnership with local authorities, businesses, voluntary groups, regeneration partnerships and training institutions.

SPENDING TIME, BUILDING COMMUNITIES: EVALUATING TIME BANKS AND MUTUAL VOLUNTEERING AS A TOOL FOR TACKLING SOCIAL EXCLUSION

G. Seyfang

Voluntary Action, vol. 4, 2001, p. 29-48

Presents the findings of the first survey of time banks in the UK. A time bank is a community currency that aims to build social capital and promote self-help through mutual volunteering (both giving and receiving help in exchange for time credits), targeting socially excluded groups.

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