Brotherhood of St Laurence

Creative community planning : transformative engagement methods for working at the edge /

By: Sarkissian, Wendy
Contributor(s): Hurford, Dianna | Wenman, Christine
Series: Tools for community planningPublisher: London, U.K. Earthscan 2010Description: xxiii, 310 p. : ill. ; 22 cmISBN: 1844077039; ; 9781844077038Subject(s): Community Development Citizen Participation | City Planning | Social Participation | Creative Ability | Arts And Society | Community Building | Community Arts | Films | InnovationDDC classification: 307.1216 SAR
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Foreword by John Forester Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-288) and index

This book provides clear access to emerging innovations in artistic, narrative, embodied and technological methods. Reflecting on the wide continuum of participatory practice, the authors explore the frontiers of community engagement within a fresh sustainability framework. Leading planning theorists, researchers and practitioners in the field reflect with the authors on the many successes and challenges in engaging with a diversity of people in rural and urban communities. These conversations reveal creativity as key to enhancing existing engagement practices. Concepts and practical applications thread through the book, including community visioning, participatory research and reporting, conflict resolution, poetry and planning language, theatre, photography, film and websites ; Contents: pt. 1. Traversing the edge -- pt. 2. Inhabiting the edge : dreaming, imagining and embodiment -- pt. 3. Stories from the edge : pushing professional practice -- pt. 4. The growing edge : creative engagement processes for children and young people -- pt. 5. Blurring the edges : a call for an integration of transformative processes. ; Contents: pt. 1. Traversing the edge -- pt. 2. Inhabiting the edge : dreaming, imagining and embodiment -- pt. 3. Stories from the edge : pushing professional practice -- pt. 4. The growing edge : creative engagement processes for children and young people -- pt. 5. Blurring the edges : a call for an integration of transformative processes

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