Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I. Thinking about Community Development: 1. Community development: definitions and imperatives; 2. Community development: principles and dimensions; Part II. Thinking about Human Rights: 3. Human rights: definitions and imperatives; 4. Human rights: principles and dimensions; Part III. Bringing Human Rights and Community Development Together: 5. Principles of human rights from below; Part IV. Enacting Human Rights from Below: 6. Seven arenas of human rights from below; 7. Practising human rights from below; Appendix 1. The human rights matrix; References.
This book encompasses human rights and community development, arguing that each is necessary for both understanding and practising the other.
Jim Ife holds adjunct positions at the Centre for Human Rights Education at Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, and at the Centre for Citizenship and Human Rights at Deakin University, Victoria.