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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: local, decision, makers, guide, communities, planning, small, environmental
Number of Pages: 165
Published: 1996-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788126482
ISBN-13: 9780788126482

Offers small community decision-makers a process for developing a community environmental plan. Covers: getting the right people involved; developing a community vision; defining your community's needs; finding feasible solutions for your community; putting the plan together; and implementation: putting the plan into action and keeping it on track. Appendixes: what environmental regulations affect your community?; assessing risks from environmental problems in your community; and where to turn for help. Illustrated.

Author: Barbara L. Kurshans
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: virtual, communities, creating, networking, guide, electronic, educator
Number of Pages: 124
Published: 1996-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788126814
ISBN-13: 9780788126819

Provides a framework for educators to help think about, choose, create, & design an electronically networking community. Helps planners & designers to answer 4 basic questions: 1. What type of networked community do I want to create? 2. What factors do I need to consider in selecting an electronic network to support this community? 3. What network projects exist already that provide the best resources to meet the community's needs? 4. How can the memebers of the community gain access to the network? Glossary. Bibliography. Charts & tables.

Author: Sharon Ramirez
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: based, policing, project, community, whittier, neighbors, evaluation, cops
Number of Pages: 86
Published: 1991-05
ISBN-10: 0788107534
ISBN-13: 9780788107535

Describes a crime fighting, community-building partnership between an urban police department and an inner-city community organization. Delineates the project's operations, successes and difficulties. Also presents an ideal community-based policing model based on lessons learned from the project.

Author: Karol L. Kumpfer Henry O. Whiteside Abraham H. Wan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: issues, tips, tools, prevention, abuse, readiness, drug, community
Number of Pages: 178
Published: 1998-11-01
ISBN-10: 0788173839
ISBN-13: 9780788173837

Introduces the concept of community readiness for substance abuse prevention programming. Defines community readiness, provides a rationale for assessing a community's readiness prior to the planning or implementation of prevention activities, identifies seven factors for assessing community readiness, and offers strategies for increasing readiness factors found to be deficient. Case study. Intended for use with the handbook "Drug Abuse Prevention: What Works" and "Drug Abuse Prevention and Community Readiness: Training Facilitator's Manual."

Author: Michelle Adato
Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
Keywords: african, public, works, programs, south, participation, politics, performance, community, power
Number of Pages: 85
Published: 2005-12-31
ISBN-10: 0896291472
ISBN-13: 9780896291478

Since 1994, public works programs with community participation have been part of South Africa's efforts to reduce poverty through increasing employment, skills, infrastructure, and local capacities. This report is an analysis of the intended and actual responsibilities of community forums and community-based committees; the value added by community participation in project selection, design, and management, and the problems introduced; the impact of community participation on project performance; and the factors that have constrained the ability of community-based committees to play the role e

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: prevention, parenting, framework, challenge, pregnancy, adolescent
Number of Pages: 159
Published: 1993-12
ISBN-10: 0788100831
ISBN-13: 9780788100833

Covers: the problem, the issues, and what can be done by: families, teens, the community, the educational system, religious organizations, the media, the medical community, social services agencies, the business community and government. Drawings and graphs. An exhaustive study by the Governor's Task Force of the State of Maine.

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: action, framework, policing, community, understanding
Number of Pages: 81
Published: 2004-10-31
ISBN-10: 0788119435
ISBN-13: 9780788119439

Describes the historical evolution of community policing & its potential for the future. Provides the basis for work with demonstration sites & law enforcement organizations as they implement community policing. Extensive bibliography.
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