ERIC Number: ED057302
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Community Development: The Dynamics of Planned Change.
Wileden, Arthur F.
The approach in this book focuses on the process involved in the area of concern recognized as community development. The first three chapters give background on the village community and the farmstead community. The remaining 11 chapters are given to developing an understanding of community development and its dynamics. The bibliography lists the source and reference materials quoted. This book is intended for professional workers who are interested or involved in any of the many aspects of the broad field of community development. The contents may be considered as procedural guidelines for the work of the practitioner, the community developer, or the social planner. Chapter headings are: The Community the World Over, Group Life in the Dispersed Farmstead Community, Conflicting Philosophies of Community Development, Backgrounds of Historical Experience, The Need to Motivate Communities to Action, The Need to Gather and Understand Facts, The Need for Group Decisions, The Need to Formulate Short-Range and Long-Range Plans, The Need for Agreement on Suitable Organization, The Need for Selection, Training, and Servicing of Community Leadership, Action the Goal of Community Development, Community Evaluation, and Summary: Some Principles of Community Development. (Author/CK)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Change Agents, Community Development, Community Involvement, Community Planning, Farm Occupations, Group Dynamics, Guides, Leadership Training, Motivation, Philosophy, Professional Occupations, Program Evaluation, Rural Areas, Social Change
The Bedminster Press, Incorporated, Vreeland Avenue, Totowa, New Jersey 07512 (no price quoted)
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