[COMM-ORG] Community Empowerment Publication

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  Community Empowerment Publication
From: Akwugo Emejulu <akwugo.emejulu at ed.ac.uk>

The Glasgow Papers
Community Empowerment: Critical Perspectives from Scotland
Edited by Akwugo Emejulu and Mae Shaw

The theme that unites this publication is a concern about the meaning, 
politics, possibilities and practices of empowerment. As our 
contributors demonstrate, community empowerment is neither an 
unproblematic idea nor necessarily an unmitigated social good. The 
challenge for those working in communities--especially as the state 
begins to withdraw support--is redefining what we want community 
empowerment to be and what practices we should undertake to achieve this 

You can download a .pdf version of this publication here: 

Dr. Akwugo Emejulu
Moray House School of Education
University of Edinburgh
Holyrood Road, Edinburgh EH8 8AQ
T: 0131 651 4167
E: akwugo.emejulu at ed.ac.uk

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