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Community economic development and social work

Author: Sherraden,-Margaret-S., ed.; Ninacs,-William-A., ed.
Author Background:
Date 1/1/98
Type Journal
Journal Title: Journal-of-Community-Practice
Volume/Pages 5:1-154 nos 1/2 1998
Subject Matter Community Development
Abstract Examines the role of social work in promoting community economic development, micro-enterprises for self-employment, role of women in development, low-income home ownership programs, and the role of intermediary organizations; international perspective; 8 articles. Topics include a micro-enterprise in Calcutta, India, the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, sustainable development projects in southeastern US, and community economic development corporations in Montreal, Canada.