Power Inequality: A health and social justice issue

A short web-based animation on ‘Power as a health and social justice issue’ has been developed through a collaboration between Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH) and NHS Health Scotland. This builds on NHS Health Scotland’s work on the theory and evidence relating to power as a fundamental cause of health inequalities and GCPH’s work … Continue reading Power Inequality: A health and social justice issue

The contribution of research to community development

In this article I consider the relationship between different types and methods of conducting research in the context of community development. In particular I will consider the degree to which different approaches contribute to core objectives of community development to empower communities and promote social justice by engaging the most excluded. The contents will draw … Continue reading The contribution of research to community development

A social justice approach to community development

The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland (CFNI) has been in existence since 1979 and over the past 30 years has worked with communities within Northern Ireland by using grant-making and fund development to drive social change (CFNI, 2012). Their work has promoted community development whilst supporting a context for peace and aiming to reduce poverty … Continue reading A social justice approach to community development

Book: Community Development in an uncertain world

"Community Development in an Uncertain World provides a comprehensive and lively introduction to modern community development. The book explores the interrelated frameworks of social justice, ecological responsibility and post-Enlightenment thinking, drawing on various sources including the wisdom of Indigenous peoples. Recognising the increasing complexity and uncertainty of the times in which we live, Jim Ife … Continue reading Book: Community Development in an uncertain world