ERIC Number: EJ598841
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Reframing a House of Mirrors: Empowering Community in a Grassroots Leadership Program.
Novek, Eleanor M.
New Jersey Journal of Communication, v7 n1 p23-43 Spr 1999
Uses a communication perspective to explore the development of a community leadership program in an economically troubled resort city. Traces how the communication practices are used in the first year of a grassroots empowerment initiative. Illustrates how meaning making and reframing enabled some group members to construct visions of a renewed city and imagine themselves as public leaders. (SC)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Community Change, Community Involvement, Community Leaders, Higher Education, Leadership Training, Low Income
New Jersey Communication Association, Department of Communication, The William Paterson University of New Jersey, Wayne, NJ 07470.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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