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Has there been any change in the perception of community development in recent years?

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Nicholas Chan
13 May 2021
Has there been any change in the perception of community development in recent years?

Has there been any change in the perception of community development in recent years?

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Josephine
13 May 2021

No problem

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Nicholas Chan
13 May 2021

Got it, thank you.

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Josephine
13 May 2021

Some scholars hold the view that community development should focus on community “improvement” and “self-help” rather than redressing structural disadvantage and claims community development as a strategy for the promotion of community health. This version of community development aims to: “Involve community groups in identifying their health issues, planning and acting of their strategies for social action/ social change and gaining increased self-reliance and decision-making power as a result of their activities.”

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