Follow this link to the online version of the Journal of Community Practice. Through this link, you can scan the tables of content of selected issues of the journal.
Remember, it is OK to search for material by browsing through table of content. However, you will locate much more literature if you use a database for a subject search.
This is a chapter from the Encyclopedia of Social Work by Mondros & Staples on community development.
There are other chapters in the encyclopedia on community organization, community violence, and community needs assessments. Access the Encyclopedia of Social Work online to view these chapters.