Chapter 11. Empowering Communities

  1. Jim Orford Professor Emeritus Head

Published Online: 17 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773154.ch11

Community Psychology: Challenges, Controversies and Emerging Consensus

Community Psychology: Challenges, Controversies and Emerging Consensus

How to Cite

Orford, J. (2008) Empowering Communities, in Community Psychology: Challenges, Controversies and Emerging Consensus, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773154.ch11

Author Information

  1. School of Psychology, The University of Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 11 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470855935

Online ISBN: 9780470773154

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Keywords:

  • Pacific Institute for Community Organizations (PICO);
  • myths, ideology, and controlled information;
  • collaborative betterment and collaborative empowerment;
  • member capacity;
  • relational capacity;
  • New Deal for Communities (NDC) urban regeneration scheme;
  • PICO network

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The theory of community coalitions

  • Collaborations, consortia and coalitions: examples of projects

  • Young people and collective action