Community Development Journal, vol. 38, 2003, p. 1-73
Special issue focuses on the role of government in community development and the role of community development in combating racism, promoting diversity and facilitating citizen participation.
E. Tonkens and J. W. Duyvendak
Community Development Journal, vol. 38, 2003, p. 6-15
Argues that there is a resurgence of paternalism in community work which is discernable both in Anglo-Saxon countries and in continental Europe. Distinguishes between neo-liberal paternalism which intervenes only when people are causing a nuisance and caring paternalism which spontaneously reaches out to neglected individuals.
Local Economy, vol. 17, 2002, p. 289-302
Over the past 30 years, neighbourhood-targeted programmes have emerged as the US government's preferred approach to economic and community development. Unfortunately the end result of successful economic development is the departure of those who benefited from such initiatives for greener pastures. With the flight of those who obtain jobs and security, the net result is a higher concentration of poverty.