This article discusses the development and contested nature of community development practice and the effects of neoliberalism on community development in Aotearoa New Zealand. We describe how community development has been constructed and influenced by the neoliberal environment since the early 1980s. In this country neoliberal policies transformed the community and voluntary sector with community … Continue reading Can community development practice survive neoliberalism in Aotearoa New Zealand?
A ten minute video on Neoliberalism, it's values of self interest and profit, and it's diminishing effect on the welfare state. A discussion on what this means for youth, low-income and minority groups and a need for 'drawing up a new map' with values of compassion, justice and equality, the need for broad-based social movements, … Continue reading Henry Giroux on Neoliberalism, Youth and Social Justice