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Researching the local politics and practices of radical Community Development Projects in 1970s Britain

Repository entry 1 March 2017

This article re-evaluates the British Community Development Project (CDP) of the 1970s. It sets the national Community Development Project in context, as an experimental programme of action-research in twelve ‘deprived’ areas, set up in response to the rediscovery of poverty in the late 1960s. It explains the rationale for revisit…


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