Practices and Perspectives on Forging Change
The ideologies, assumptions, and practices of diverse models of change that engage citizens, organizational and institutional stakeholders for social benefit will be explored. Introduces a range of models, their strengths, limits and applications with particular focus on governance, power, influence and socioeconomic innovation. Challenges students to analyze and assess the relevance and value to their fields of interest, whether community economic development, co-operatives or non-profits. Uses a range of readings, case studies and practice experience drawing upon Canadian and international settings.
Graduate course in the Community Development program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.