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Towards Unsettling Community Development

Community Development Journal article by Sue Kenny, December 2010. The article argues that we need more than a settled form of community development based around social maintenance and defensive active citizenship.

An unsettled and edgy community development is also needed that requires critical, proactive, visionary, cosmopolitan and active citizens who are prepared to challenge the existing power relations.

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