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Strategies of Community Intervention

Edited by

Jack Rothman
University of California, Los Angeles


John L. Erlich
California State University, Sacramento


John E. Tropman
University of Michigan


562 pages
7 x 9
Paperback
©2008


$72.95

ISBN 978-1-57879-071-5

 

¤ Table of Contents ¤

Preface to the Seventh Edition

Acknowledgements

PART I:  PARAMETERS OF INTERVENTION
Chapter  1     Political Economy and Public Life: The Context for Community

                    Robert Fisher and Scott Harding
Chapter  2     Task Groups: Specialized Methods

                           Ronald Toseland and Robert Rivas
Chapter  3     Organizations, Agencies, and Community Practice

                    John Tropman

Chapter  4     Diversity in Community Life

                    John Longress

Chapter  5     Practitioner Competency in Communities of Color

                    Teiahsha Bankhead and John Erlich

Chapter  6     Phases of Helping

                    John Tropman


PART II:  INTRODUCTION TO STRATEGIES
Chapter  7     Multi Modes of Community Intervention

                    Jack Rothman

Section 1 - Planning/Policy
Chapter  8     Planning and Policy Practice

                    Jack Rothman and Mayer N. Zald

Chapter  9     Accountability and the Grassroots: The Evolution of a Local HIV/AIDS
                           Service System

                           Wolfgang Bielefeld, Alicia Schortgen, and Richard K. Scotch

Chapter 10    Planning and Democracy on the Ground

                    Jon Simon Sager

Chapter 11    Environmental Justice on the Streets: Advocacy Planning as a Tool to Contest Environmental Racism

                           Stacy Anne Harwood

Section 2 - Capacity Development

Chapter 12    Capacity Development and the Building of Community

                    Ram A. Cnaan and Jack Rothman

Chapter 13    Using Internet Technology for Capacity Development in Communities: The Case of the Community Tool Box

Stephen B. Fawcett, Jerry A. Schultz, Vincent T. Francisco, Bill Berkowitz, Tom Wolff,

Philip W. Rabinowitz, and Rachel Wydeven Oliverius

Chapter 14    From Clients to Citizens: Asset-based Community Development as a Strategy for Community-driven Development

                           Alison Mathie and Gord Cunningham

Chapter 15    Community Organizing with the Elderly Poor in San Franciscos Tenderloin District

                    Meredith Minkler

Section 3 - Social Advocacy

Chapter 16    Social Advocacy: The Persistence and Prospects of Social Action

                           Roger Fisher with Steve Burghardt

Chapter 17    Using the Big Box Living Wage Ordinance to Keep Wal-Mart Out
                    of the Cities

                    Madeline Talbott with Michael Doby

Chapter 18    Advocacy Research: A Potent Tool for Social Reform

                           Tony Dutzik

Chapter 19    The Farm Workers Union and La Causa

A.     Philosophy of the Farm Workers Union

Cesar Chavez

B.      Early Organizing Methods

Fred Ross

C.    Continuing Challenges to Organizing Farm Workers

Susan Ferriss and Ricardo Sandoval

 

PART III:  LEADING AND MANAGING IN COMMUNITY INTERVENTION
Chapter 20    The Human Service Executive

                    David M. Austin
Chapter 21    Executive Leadership and Group Decision Building in Community

                    Intervention

                    John Tropman

Chapter 22    Managing Oneself

                    Peter M. Drucker

Chapter 23    Sources of Power

                    Jon Simon Sager

Chapter 24    Nonprofit Stewardship: A Better Way to Lead Your Mission-based
                           Organization

                           Peter Brinckerhoff

Chapter 25    Leadership and Management Practice Standards

                    The National Network for Social Work Managers

PART IV:  COLLABORATION AND NETWORKING IN COMMUNITY
                   PRACTICE

Chapter 26    Complexities of Coalition Building: Leaders Successes, Strategies,
                           Struggles, and 
Solutions

                           Terry Mizrahi and Beth B. Rosenthal
Chapter 27    Neighborhood Convenience Stores and Drug Paraphernalia: 
                           One Communitys 
Response

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