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Citizen Involvement By Peter Beresford

Citizen Involvement
by Peter Beresford

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This book offers the first introduction and practical guide to increasing people's say and involvement in their lives, neighbourhood and services. It explores a wide range of schemes across a variety of policies and services, including housing, health care, education, community development, social work and social services.
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Citizen Involvement: A Practical Guide for Change by Peter Beresford

This book offers the first introduction and practical guide to increasing people's say and involvement in their lives, neighbourhood and services. It draws on a major study of initiatives to involve and empower people. It explores a wide range of schemes across a variety of policies and services, including housing, health care, education, community development, social work and social services. It also examines the underlying principles, politics and philosophy of participation. It offers guidelines for participatory policy and practice and a checklist for evaluating and auditing citizen involvement.

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'As a practical guide, this book is helpfully written...' - Brian McGinnis, Mencapnews

Table of Contents


Acknowledgements.- Introduction.- Making Sense of Citizen-Involvement.- First Steps To Involvement: Information Gathering and Consultation From More Responsive Services to a Direct Say in Decision-making.- Key Components for Effective Involvement.- Guidelines for Involvement: The Agency Perspective Getting Involved with Other People: Moving from Individual to Collective Action.- Guidelines for Involvement: Empowering Ourselves.- Guidelines for Involvement: Developing an Empowering Practice as Workers.- Towards a Policy for Citizen-Involvement.- Further Reading.- Index.

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GOR001742702
Citizen Involvement: A Practical Guide for Change by Peter Beresford
Peter Beresford
Practical Social Work Series
Used - Good
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
1993-01-14
258
0333483014
9780333483015
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Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.