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Community Development Research and Practice Series

Series Editor: Rhonda G Phillips

This series serves community developers, planners, public administrators and others involved in practice and policy making in the realm of community development. Building on a 40 year history of publishing the journal, Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society, the book series seeks to contribute to the growing and rapidly changing knowledge base as a resource for practitioners and researchers alike.

To find out more about the Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society please visit: www.tandfonline.com/rcod.

For more information about the Community Development Society please visit: http://www.comm-dev.org/publications/research-a-practice-series

Series Editor:

Rhonda G. Phillips

Purdue University, USA

Editorial Board:

Mark Brennan

Pennsylvania State University, USA

Jan Flora

Iowa State University, USA

Gary P. Green

University of Wisconsin, USA

Brian McGrath

National University of Ireland

Norman Walzer

Northern Illinois University, USA

New and Published Books

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  1. Schools and Urban Revitalization

    Rethinking Institutions and Community Development

    Edited by Kelly L. Patterson, Robert Mark Silverman

    Series: Community Development Research and Practice Series

    New research in community development shows that institutions matter. Where the private sector disinvests from the inner city, public and nonprofit institutions step in and provide engines to economic revitalization and promote greater equity in society. Schools and Urban Revitalization collects...

    Published September 30th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Theory, Practice, and Community Development

    Edited by Mark Brennan, Jeffrey Birdger, Theodore R. Alter

    Series: Community Development Research and Practice Series

    For many scholars, the study of community and community development is at a crossroads. Previously dynamic theories appear not to have kept pace with the major social changes of our day. Given our constantly shifting social reality we need new ideas and research that pushes the boundaries of...

    Published May 29th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Catalysts for Change

    21st Century Philanthropy and Community Development

    By Maria Martinez-Cosio, Mirle Rabinowitz Bussell

    Series: Community Development Research and Practice Series

    Winner of the Community Development Society's 2014 Current Research Award! 21st Century Philanthropy and Community fills a gap in the literature on philanthropic organizations and how they intertwine with community development. Drawing first on the history of philanthropic funding, Maria...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Community Visioning Programs

    Processes and Outcomes

    Edited by Norman Walzer, Gisele F. Hamm

    Series: Community Development Research and Practice Series

    Community visioning is key in helping local public officials and community leaders create a flourishing future for their cities, and is essential for the effective planning and implementation of these strategies. Visioning involves collaborative goal setting to motivate actions – of planners,...

    Published January 18th 2012 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Knowledge Partnering for Community Development
    By Robyn Eversole
    To Be Published October 23rd 2014
  2. Social Capital at the Community Level
    Edited by John Halstead, Steven C. Deller
    To Be Published April 30th 2015
  3. Arts and Community Change: Exploring Cultural Development Policies, Practices and Dilemmas
    Edited by Max Stephenson, Scott Tate
    To Be Published September 14th 2015

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