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Sharing the City: Community Participation in Urban Management

By: John Abbott

247 pages, Figs

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #49682 | ISBN: 1853833282
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Hardback | Dec 1996 | #49685 | ISBN: 1853833231
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About this book

The first book to give an account, in both theory and practice, of urban community participation.


Contents

The paradigm of participation; project-based community participation; the crisis of government; community development; empowerment; negotiated development; the wider context; a practical model; the role of professionals; community organizations; community participation and NGOs; interventions; participation and development.

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Biography

John Abbott is Professor of Urban Engineering at the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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