1. Crisis, transition and community; 2. Alternatives and transitions; 3. Foundations of community development: ecological and social justice perspectives; 4. Foundations of community development: post-Enlightenment and Indigenous perspectives; 5. A vision for community development; 6. Change from below; 7. The process of community development; 8. The global and the local; 9. Colonialism, colonialist practice and working internationally; 10. Community development: social, economic and political; 11. Community development: cultural, environmental, spiritual, personal and survival; 12. Principles of community development and their application to practice; 13. Roles and skills 1: facilitative and educational; 14. Roles and skills 2: representational and technical; 15. The organisational context; 16. Practice issues.
Community Development in an Uncertain World is an essential resource for students and professionals in the human services.