Careless Society Community and Its Counterfeits

ISBN-10: 0465091261

ISBN-13: 9780465091263

Edition: N/A

Authors: John McKnight
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List price: $23.00
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 4/2/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

John McKnightis emeritus professor of education and social policy at Northwestern University and is cofounder and codirector of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute. He is the coauthor of Building Communities from the Inside Out and the author of The Careless Society. John serves on the Board of Directors of numerous community organizations including the Gamaliel Foundation and The National Training and Information Center.Peter Blockis an author and consultant. His work is about empowerment, stewardship, chosen accountability, and the reconciliation of community. Hersquo;s the author ofFlawless Consulting,Stewardship,The Answer to How is Yes, andCommunity.The American Planning Associationis an independent, not-for-profit educational organization that provides leadesrhip in the development of vital communities.

Introduction
Professionalism
John Deere and the Bereavement Counselor
The Professional Problem
The Need for Oldness
Professionalized Service and Disabling Help
Medicine
The Medicalization of Politics
Well-Being: the New Threshold to the Old Medicine
Diagnosis and the Health of Community
Conclusions
Politicizing Health Care
Human Service Systems
A Nation of Clients?
Do No Harm
Redefining Community
A Reconsideration of the Crisis of the Welfare State
The Criminal Justice System
Thinking About Crime, Sacrifice, and Community
Rethinking Our National Incarceration Policy
On Community
Community Organizing in the Eighties: Toward a Post-Alinsky Agenda: WITH JOHN KRETZMANN
Regenerating Community
Christian Service
On the Backwardness of Prophets
Notes
Acknowledgments
Index
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