Asset Building and Community Development, Fourth Edition examines the promise and limits of community development by showing students and practitioners how asset-based developments can improve the sustainability and quality of life. Authors Gary Paul Green and Anna Haines provide an engaging, thought-provoking, and comprehensive approach to asset building by focusing on the role of different forms of community capital in the development process. Updated throughout, this text explores how communities are building on their key assets—physical, human, social, financial, environmental, political, and cultural capital— to generate positive change. With a focus on community outcomes, the authors illustrate how development controlled by community-based organizations provides a better match between assets and the needs of the community.
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- Exam questions created by Gary Paul Green include three exams with essay questions and, for each chapter, additional multiple-choice questions. This resource provides you with pre-written options as well as the opportunity for editing any question and/or inserting your own personalized questions to effectively assess students’ progress and understanding.
- A Respondus electronic test bank created by Gary Paul Green is available and can be used on PCs. The test bank contains several multiple choice questions for each chapter, as well as the three essay-based exams, and the opportunity for editing any question and/or inserting your own personalized questions to effectively assess students’ progress and understanding. Respondus is also compatible with many popular learning management systems so you can easily get your test questions into your online course.
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- Lecture notes summarize key concepts on a chapter-by-chapter basis to help with preparation for lectures and class discussions.
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- Chapter-specific discussion questions help launch classroom interaction by prompting students to engage with the material and by reinforcing important content.
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