McKenzie_Ch_09 - Community Organizing and Community...

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Community Organizing and Community Building Chapter 9
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A Community (Israel et al., 1994) Membership-- a sense of belonging Common symbol systems - language, rituals Mutual influence Shared needs & commitment to meeting them Shared emotional connection A locale or domain that is characterized by the following elements…
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Community Organizing Defined - “a process through which communities are helped to identify common problems or goals, mobilize resources, and in other ways develop and implement strategies for reaching their goals they have collectively set” (Minkler, 1997, p. 5).
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Terms Associated With Community Organizing Citizen participation Community capacity Community development Community participation Empowered community Grass-roots participation Macro practice
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Assumptions of Community Organizing (Ross, 1967, p. 86-92) 1. Communities can develop the capacity to deal with their problems 2.
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