Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society

Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society is a magazine specializing in Politics topics.

Articles from Vol. 39, No. 4, Winter

Community Coaching: Answering the Call for Innovative Approaches to Community-Based Development Initiatives
This research examines the emergence, nature, and potential of community coaching-based strategies. Through a case study approach, and associated methods, community coaching purposes, activities and practices are identified and a definition of community...
Community Resiliency to BRAC Recommendations: A Case Study of Two Mississippi Communities
This paper highlights the importance of community resiliency in understanding how communities will fare after the realignment or closure of a local military facility. Two Mississippi communities, Pascagoula and Meridian, in the early stages of the...
Corporate Social Responsibility to the Community: A Process-Oriented Model for Contractual Relations
Corporate social responsibility for the community is a developing phenomenon, which has expanded considerably throughout the world in recent years. Collaboration between corporate and social organizations generates new opportunities but at the same...
Economic Development in the Nonmetropolitan West: The Influence of Built, Natural, and Social Capital
An increasing amount of research has been dedicated to studying economic development at the community level. Although several scholars have examined the effect of one or more community capitals on economic development, few studies examine the full...
Editor's Comments
This issue of Volume 39 closes another exciting year for Community Development: Journal of the Community Development Society. Commencing with Volume 40, we will begin our partnership with Routledge/Taylor & Francis journals to publish JCDS. I would...
Feehan, David, and Marvin Feit (Eds.). Making Business Districts Work: Leadership and Management of Downtown, Main Street, Business District, and Community Development Organizations
FEEHAN, DAVID, and MARVIN FEIT (eds.). Making Business Districts Work: Leadership and Management of Downtown, Main Street, Business District, and Community Development Organizations. (New York: The Haworth Press, 2006, 435 pp.). Worldwide, the image...
"Growing Wellness": The Possibility of Promoting Collective Wellness through Community Garden Education Programs
The Community Garden Education Program was created as a way to combat obesity in a low-income eastern North Carolina community. Observations were conducted throughout and two focus groups were held at the end of the first phase of the program to reveal...
Inequality in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties: Factors Related to Variation and Change
This manuscript attempts to improve social science understanding of inequality by utilizing data for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan counties from the 1990 and 2000 Census. It was found that a set of social conditions were stronger predictors of inequality...
Regional Cooperation in Employment and Training Policy: A Matter of Collective Action or Intergovernmental Relations?
This article provides empirical evidence that factors derived from the collective action theories resonated with employment and training policy implementers as the most influential for achieving regional cooperation for community development. Findings...