This article examines the contemporary practice of community development in New Zealand by considering its application to third sector organisational case studies. Broadly speaking community development is held up as a way of working with communities that has a ‘bottom up’ approach, an alternative to State (top down) development. Over recent years however, the New Zealand government has embraced a philosophy of social development has been championed by neo-liberal government policies.


Creator | Kaihanga
Aimers, J & Walker, P
Year of Creation | Tau
Keywords | Kupu
Community development, knowledge intersections, neoliberal
Main Language | Reo Matua
Submitter's Rights | Nga Tika o te Kaituku
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been peer reviewed by academics at a university
Bibliographic Citation | Whakapuakanga

Aimers, J & Walker, P (2009) Community development as ‘knowledge intersections’ in contemporary New Zealand, Paper presented at the Community Development Journal’s Community Development Symposium ‘Community Development in an Age of Uncertainty’, London,

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