BOOK REVIEW: DIY Community Action: Neighbourhood problems and community self-help (by Liz Richardson)

Jenny Wills

Abstract


This book explores collaborative community engagement for local well-being initiatives, and is substantially based on the experiences and perspectives of activist groups in low-income neighbourhoods across the United Kingdom. It gives a voice to people in precarious communities and “helps to explain the strong desire that people feel to organize themselves at a level below that of official structures, no matter how low or lowly.”

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5130/cjlg.v0i2.1003