Half Title Page.
1: The Context of Community Practice.
2: Introduction: Contexts and Challenges for 21st Century Communities.
3: History and Context for Community Practice in North America.
4: Community Practice Challenges in the Global Economy.
5: Social Justice, Human Rights, Values, and Community Practice.
6: Theories of Community.
7: Applying Practice Theories in Community Work.
8: Major Approaches to Community Practice: Development, Organizing, Social Planning, and Social Change.
9: Evolution, Models, and the Changing Context of Community Practice.
10: Development Theories and Community Development Practice: Trajectory of Changes.
11: Sustainable Community Development.
12: The Practice of Community Organizing: Comparing and Contrasting Conflict and Consensus Approaches.
13: New Theory for New Constituencies: Contemporary Organizing in Communities of Color.
14: Community-Based Social Planning: Theory and Practice.
15: Larger-Scale Social Planning: Planning for Services and Communities.
16: Participatory Methods in Community Practice.
17: Political, Social, and Legislative Action.
18: Radical Community Organizing.
19: Coalitions, Collaborations, and Partnerships: Interorganizational Approaches to Social Change.
20: Eight Models of Policy Practice: Local, State, National, and International Arenas.
21: Issues, Areas, and Fields of Community Practice.
22: Cultural Competency: Organizations and Diverse Populations.
23: Principles, Skills, and Practice Strategies for Promoting Multicultural Communication and Collaboration.
24: Rural Community Practice: Organizing, Planning, and Development.
25: Renewing Social Work's Commitment to Workplace Justice.
26: Community, Economic, and Social Development in a Changing World.
27: Comprehensive Community Building at a Crossroads in Civil Society.
28: Creating a Model Children's Service System: Lessons Learned from San Francisco.
29: Youth-Led Organizing, Community Engagement, and Opportunity Creation.
30: Restorative Justice and Youth Offending.
31: Global Issues and Approaches.
32: Global Change and Indicators of Social Development.
33: Confronting Global Poverty: Building Economic Opportunity and Social Inclusion.
34: International Community Practice: Local–Global Issues and Strategies.
35: Women and Leadership in Development, Planning, Organizing, and Social Change.
36: Community-Based Organizations, Community Building, Service Coordination, Program Design, and Resource Development.
37: The Role of Human Service Nonprofits in Promoting Community Building.
38: Building Local Capacity for Rural Development: Experiences from World Neighbors.
39: Developing Cultural Competence and Youth- and Family-Driven Services in Systems of Care.
40: In Search of the System: Adult Mental Health.
41: Program Planning and Implementation: Designing Responses to Address Community Needs.
42: Fundraising and Community Practice: A Stakeholder Model.
43: Research, Evaluation, and the Use of Technology in Community Practice.
44: Community-Based Research: Rationale, Methods, Roles, and Considerations for Community Practice.
45: Community Practice in the Digital Age.
46: GIS Applications and Administrative Data to Support Community Change.
Appendix A: Macro Practice Concentrations in Schools of Social Work in the United States.
Appendix B: ACOSA Competencies.
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.