A. Taket and T. Edmans
International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, vol.5, 2003, p.81-95
The Community Health Project (CHP) is a community development project based in a deprived area of London and set up to tackle health inequalities. It is a partnership with the local Housing Action Trust, the Health Authority and local residents and was set up in 1994. Paper describes the work of the project, identifying the influence it has been able to exert at local, regional, national and international levels.
M. Rowe and C. Devanney
Critical Social Policy, vol.23, 2003, p.275-397
Article describes the work of the Partnership Council in Nottingham in developing an approach to community regeneration that brings together residents, voluntary groups, businesses and public servants in a way that recognises different agendas, capacity and aspirations. It recognises that simply seating people around a table will not necessarily lead to partnership working, but that vested interests and conflict must be anticipated and pre-empted.
Community Development Journal, vol.37, 2003, p.284-299
Paper begins by exploring the contradictory expectations of community development practitioners today. Then draws on research into the "operating frameworks" that set the stage for much community development activity. Discusses four key operating frameworks:
and how each framework can affect community development practice.