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Title: Write An essay COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS A JOURNEY NOT A DESTINATION The essay introduction a conclusion

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IS A JOURNEY NOT A DESTINATION.
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Title: Case study and analysis of a particular approach or example of community development in practice

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Essay Instructions: Case study and analysis of a particular approach or example of community development in practice.

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*Down below is a SOME USEFUL BOOKS & RESOURCES and USEFUL WEBSITES

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FACILITATION TOOLS & METHODS USED IN THE UNIT WORKSHOPS

Energisers (adapted from a wide range of sources including)

International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2002, 100 Ways to Energise Groups

Boal, Auigusto 2002 Games for Actors and Non-Actors

McCarthy, Julie 2004 Enacting Participatory Development: Theatre-based techniques

Conversation Cafes

http://www.theworldcafe.com/

Participatory Workshops

Chambers, Robert 2002 Participatory workshops : a sourcebook of 21 sets of ideas and activities. London: Earthscan.

Pretty, Jules N. et al. 1995 Trainer's guide for participatory learning and action, London: IIED.

International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2001 A Facilitators’ Guide to Participatory Workshops with NGOs/CBOs Responding to HIV/AIDS.


Facilitation skills

Eitington, J 1996 (or most recent edition) The Winning Trainer: Winning Ways to Involve People in Learning, 3rd ed., Gulf.

Vella, Jane 2002 Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach: The power of Dialogue in Educating Adults, Revised Ed., San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Kaner, S. et al. 2007 Facilitators guide to participatory decision-making, 2nd ed., John Wiley & Sons.

Lydia Braakman & Karen Edwards 2002, The Art of Building Facilitation Capacities A Training Manual, RECOFTC, Bangkok.

International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2002, 100 Ways to Energise Groups: Games to use in workshops, meetings and the community, available as PDF from
http://www.aidsalliance.org/sw7452.asp

---- 2001, A Facilitators Guide to Participatory Workshops with NGOs/CBOs Responding to HIV/AIDS, available as PDF from http://www.aidsalliance.org/

Salas, M A et al. 2007 VIPP Visualisation in Participatory Programmes, UNICEF & Southbound. [An earlier version of this wonderful manual is available from http://www.jhuccp.org/sites/all/files/VIPPmanual.pdf]

Svendsen, Dian S. et al. 1998 Facilitation Skills: An Introductory Guide, Lusaka: Project Concern & Social Impact.


Community assets audit

ABCD Institute 2005 Discovering Community Power: A Guide to Mobilizing Local Assets and Your Organizations Capacity, available from Asset-Based Community Development Institute http://www.northwestern.edu/ipr/abcd.html


PRA and PLA (a wide range of sources, but some of the best are)

Kumar, Somesh 2002 Methods for Community Participation: A Complete Guide for Practitioners, London: ITDG.

Pretty, Jules N. et al. 1995 Trainer's guide for participatory learning and action, London: IIED.

International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2006 Tools Together Now: 100 Participatory Tools to Mobilise Communities for HIV/AIDS, available from http://www.aidsalliance.org/sw36326.asp

Narayanasamy, N. 2009 PRA Principles, Methods and Application, SAGE.

Slocum, Rachel et al. (eds.) 1995 Power, Process and Participation


Community Organising toolkits

Barefoot Collective 2009 Barefoot Guide to Working with Organisations and Social Change [just google it].

Gubbels, Peter & Koss, Catherine 2000 From the Roots Up.

Capacity building for local NGOs: A guidance manual for good practice
http://www.progressio.org.uk/

Gender toolkits

Slocum, Rachel et al. (eds.) 1995 Power, Process and Participation

Williams, Suzanne 1994 Oxfam Gender Training Manual

Theatre of the Oppressed drama techniques

Boal, Auigusto 2002 Games for Actors and Non-Actors

McCarthy, Julie 2004 Enacting Participatory Development: Theatre-based techniques, London: Earthscan.

Networking

International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2008 Network Capacity Analysis, Workshop Facilitation Guide and Rapid Assessment Guide.

International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2001 Pathways to Partnerships toolkit. Available from http://www.aidsalliance.org/sw26281.asp

McArdle, Jeremy 1998 Resource manual for facilitators in community development, Volume I & II, Melbourne: Vista (see section on networking).



Other Useful Resources

SOME USEFUL JOURNALS
Community development journal (Full text available online through Monash library)

Community development : journal of the Community Development Society, USA (Full text available online through Monash library)

Development in Practice (Full text available online through Monash library)

Participatory Learning and Action,
available at: http://www.iied.org/pla

Environment & Urbanization, (Full text available online through Monash library) Excellent source of articles on urban CD & community organising in urban centres of developing world.

Third World Quarterly (Full text available online through Monash library)

Search Indexes & Databases such as Scopus, ProQuest, IngentaConnect (all available through our library website)


USEFUL WEBSITES
International Association for Community Development
http://www.iacdglobal.org/

Eldis Gateway to Development Information (International Development)
http://www.eldis.org

ProventionWeb (Disaster Reduction Community)
http://www.preventionweb.net/english/

the encyclopaedia of informal education
www.infed.org

Empowering Communities Participatory Techniques For Community-Based Programme Development
http://pcs.aed.org/empowering.htm

FAO
Overview of Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA)
http://www.fao.org/participation/tools/PRA.html
PRA Tool Box
http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/003/X5996E/x5996e06.htm#6. PRA Tool Box

Seattle Community Network Handbook for Mobilizers, http://www.scn.org/cmp/hbmob.htm

Actionaid’s Reflect adult learning and social change site
http://www.reflect-action.org/

UNDP
Empowering People: A Guidebook to Participation
http://www.fao.org/Participation/english_web_new/content_en/linked_Pages/UNDP_Guide_to_Participation.htm

Popular Education News
http://www.popednews.org

SOME USEFUL BOOKS & RESOURCES

ABCD Institute 2005 Discovering Community Power: A Guide to Mobilizing Local Assets and Your Organizations Capacity, available from Asset-Based Community Development Institute http://www.northwestern.edu/ipr/abcd.html
ActionAid International 1996 REFLECT Mother manual, London: ActionAid. Available at http://www.reflect-action.org/
ActionAid International 1996 REFLECT Mother manual, London: ActionAid. Available at http://www.reflect-action.org/
Afshar, Helen (ed.) 1998 Women and empowerment: Illustrations from the Third World, Hampshire: Macmillan.
Apentiik, C.R.A. & J. Parpart 2006 Working in Different Cultures: Issues of Race, Ethnicity and Identity, in Vandana Desai & Robert B Potter (eds.) Doing Development Research, SAGE.
Arevalo, M. & Guijt, I. 1998 Participatory monitoring and evaluation, London: IIED.
Arnold, Rick et al. 1991 Educating for a change, Ontario: Between the Lines & Doris Marshall Institute.
Begley, P. 2006 Sojourner adaptation, in Intercultural communication: A reader, Thomson/Wadsworth, pp. 387-393.
Bill Cooke & Uma Kothari 2001 Participation : the new tyranny?
Boal, Auigusto 2002 Games for Actors and Non-Actors
CARE 1999 Embracing Participation In Development: Wisdom From The Field, available from http://pdf.dec.org/pdf_docs/PNACK787.pdf
Carr, Anna 2002 Grassroots and Green Tape: Principles and Practices of Environmental Stewardship, Annandale, N.S.W: Federation Press.
Coover, Virginia et al. 1985 Resource manual for a living revolution, Philadelphia: New Society Publishers.
Core Initiative 2005 CBO/CFO Capacity Analysis: A Tool for Assessing and Building Capacities for High Quality Responses to HIV/AIDS.
Core Initiative 2006 Participatory monitoring and evaluation of community and faith-based programs, pdf.
Cousins, Tessa (1998) Giving space to conflict in training, in The Myth of Community, pp. 58-70.
Darder, Antonia et al. 2003 Critical pedagogy reader.
David Werner & Bill Bower (1982) Helping Health Workers Learn: A Book of Methods, aids, and ideas for instructors at the village level, Hesperian Foundation, Palo Alto.
DFID 2004 Facilitating Networks - a good practice guide, available from www.livelihoods.org/info/tools/Networks.pdf
DFID Sustainable Livelihoods Guidance Sheets, www.livelihoods.org
Estrella, M. et al. 2000 Learning from change : issues and experiences in participatory monitoring and evaluation, London : Intermediate Technology Publications, 2000.
FAO & RECOFTC 2002 Community-based forest resource conflict management: A training Package.
FAO 2005 Negotiation and mediation techniques for natural resource management, available as a pdf from FAO website.
Feuerstein, M.T. 1986 Partners in Evaluation: Evaluating development and community programmes with participants, London: TALC.
Fisher, Julie 1998 Nongovernments: NGOs and the Political Development of the Third World. West Hartford, Connecticut: Kumarian Press.
Freire, Paulo. Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Gary J. Martin 1995 Ethnobotany: a methods manual
Gilchrist, Alison 2004 Well-connected community: A networking approach to community development, Bristol: Policy Press.
Gosling, L. & Edwards, M. 2003 Toolkits: A practical guide to assessment, monitoring, review and evaluation, London: Save the Children.
Gubbels, Peter & Koss, Catherine 2000 From the Roots Up [PRA of organisational capacities]
Gubbels, Peter & Koss, Catherine 2000 From the Roots Up.
Gubbels, Peter & Koss, Catherine 2000 From the Roots Up: Strengthening Organizational Capacity through Guided Self-Assessment, World Neighbors Field Guide, World Neighbors, Oklahoma.
Holcombe, Susan 1995 Managing to Empower: The Grameen Bank’s Experience of Poverty Alleviation, Zed, London.
International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2001 A facilitators guide to participatory workshops with NGOs/CBOs responding to HIV/AIDS, available at http://www.aidsalliance.org
International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2001 Pathways to Partnerships toolkit. Available from http://www.aidsalliance.org
International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2002 100 ways to energise groups: games to use in workshops, meetings and the community, available at http://www.aidsalliance.org/sw7452.asp
International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2006 All together now! Community mobilisation for HIV/AIDS, available at http://www.aidsalliance.org/sw37144.asp
International HIV/AIDS Alliance 2006 Tools Together Now: 100 Participatory Tools to Mobilise Communities for HIV/AIDS, PDF available at www.aidsalliance.org
Ira Shor ed. (1987) Freire for the Classroom, Heinemann.
Johnson, Susan & Ben Rogaly 1997 Microfinance and poverty reduction, Oxfam.
Kaner, Sam 1996 Facilitator's Guide to Participatory Decision-Making, New Society Publishers.
Kretzmann, John & McKnight, John 1993 Building Communities from the Inside Out: A path towards finding and mobilizing a community’s assets, Asset-Based Community Development Institute, Evanston IL.
Ledgerwood, Joanna 1999 Microfinance handbook : an institutional and financial perspective, World Bank.
Mackenzie, Liz 1993 On our feet, Supplement to Adult Education and Development, 41.
McArdle, Jeremy 1998 Resource manual for facilitators in community development, Volume I & II, Melbourne: Vista.
McCarthy, Julie 2004 Enacting Participatory Development: Theatre-based techniques, London: Earthscan.
Meredith Minkler & Nina Wallerstein ed (2005) Community organizing and community building for health, 2nd ed., Rutgers Uni Press, New Brunswick.
Mikkelsen, Britha 2005 Methods for development work and research : a new guide for practitioners, Thousand Oaks, Calif.: SAGE.
Mukherjee, Neela. 2002 Participatory learning and action : with 100 field methods, New Delhi : Concept Pub.
Nelson, N. & S. Wright (eds.) 1995 Power and participatory development.
Nicholson, Rosemary et al. (eds.) 2002 Common Ground and Common Sense: Community-based environmental health planning. An action handbook, Canberra: Commonwealth Department of Health and Aging. [available to download through Monash Library]
Participatory Methods Toolkit: A Practitioners’ Manual, Vlaams Instituut voor Wetenschappelijk en Technologisch Aspectenonderzoek, 2005.
Peace Corp (1989) Nonformal Education Manual.
Radcliffe, S.A. (ed.) 2006 Culture & Development in a Globalizing World, Routledge, London.
Rubin, Herbert J. & Rubin, Irene S. 2001 (or most reent edition) Community Organizing and Development, 3rd ed., Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Samuel Hickey & Giles Mohan 2004 Participation, from tyranny to transformation? : exploring new approaches to participation in development.
Schech, S. & Haggis, J. 2000 Culture and Development: A Critical Introduction, Blackwell.
Selener, David et al 1999 PRA and Planning Workbook, Quito: Equador: IIRR. [good case studies and examples]
Slocum, Rachel et al. (eds.) 1995 Power, Process and Participation: Tools for Change, London: Intermediate Technology Publications.
Special issue on sustainable livelihoods, Community Development Journal, 38 (3), 2003.
Srinivasan, Lyra 1990 Tools for community participation: A manual for training trainers in participatory techniques, PROWESS/UNDP.
The Partnering Toolbook, 2003. available from http://thepartneringinitiative.org/
UNDP 1997 Empowering People: A Guidebook to Participation
UNIFEM 2005 Strategic Gender Interventions and Poverty Reduction: Principles and Practice, available as PDF.
Vella, Jane 2002 Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach: The power of Dialogue in Educating Adults, Revised Ed., San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Veneklasen, Lisa & Valerie Miller 2007 A new weave of power, people and politics : the action guide for advocacy and citizen participation, 2nd Ed., Practical Action.
Verhelst, T. & W. Tyndale 2002 Cultures, spirituality and development, in D. Eade (ed) Development and Culture: Selected essays from Development in Practice, Oxfam, Oxford, pp. 1-24.
Verhelst, Thierry G. 1990 No life without roots: culture and development, Zed Books.
Williams, Suzanne 1994 Oxfam Gender Training Manual, Oxford: Oxfam.
World Bank 1998 Participation and Social Assessment Tools and Techniques, compiled by J. Rietbergen-McCracken & D. Narayan, Washington, World Bank. [Available to download from WB website. Very useful sourcebook of techniques]

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Title: Module 11 Intro to Community Social Work

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Essay Instructions: Discuss the future of community development. Explore the emerging trends
and models that are arising from the postmodern, Aboriginal, Feminist, or other
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Title: Module 7 Intro to Community

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Essay Instructions: What are the similarities and differences between Aboriginal Principles (Brown
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