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Community Organizing and Community Building for Health and Welfare

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Description for Community Organizing and Community Building for Health and Welfare Paperback. Editor(s): Minkler, Meredith. Num Pages: 512 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: MBN; MBP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 156 x 77. Weight in Grams: 706.

The third edition of Community Organizing and Community Building for Health and Welfare provides new and more established ways to approach community building and organizing, from collaborating with communities on assessment and issue selection to using the power of coalition building, media advocacy, and social media to enhance the effectiveness of such work.

With a strong emphasis on cultural relevance and humility, this collection offers a wealth of case studies in areas ranging from childhood obesity to immigrant worker rights to health care reform. A "tool kit" of appendixes includes guidelines for assessing coalition effectiveness, exercises for critical reflection on ... Read more

Dr. Minkler's course syllabus: Although Dr. Minkler has changed the order of some chapters in the syllabus to accommodate guest speakers and help students prep for the midterm assignment she uses, she arranged the actual book layout in a way that should flow quite naturally if instructors wish to use it in the order in which chapters appear. Show Less

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Rutgers University Press United States
Number of pages
496
Condition
New
Number of Pages
512
Place of Publication
New Brunswick NJ, United States
ISBN
9780813553009
SKU
V9780813553009
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-1

About
MEREDITH MINKLER, DrPH, MPH, is a professor of health and behavior at the School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, and the founding director of the university’s Center on Aging. She is the coauthor or editor of numerous books, including Community-Based Participatory Research: From Processes to Outcomes (with Nina Wallerstein).

Reviews for Community Organizing and Community Building for Health and Welfare
"Minkler has created a volume useful to practitioners and academics interested in working together to produce positive community change. This is a must-read for anyone interested in making a difference in their communities in socially just and equitable ways."
Marc Zimmerman
professor at University of Michigan School of Public Health
“This is an important resource of great ... Read more

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