Community work as women's work? The gendering of English neighbourhood partnerships
Author: Grimshaw, Lucy
Source: Community Development Journal, Volume 46, Number 3, 20 July 2011 , pp. 327-340(14)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Abstract:This article contributes to debates about regeneration policy by developing a gendered perspective on neighbourhood partnerships. It explores the gendered nature of partnership working within regeneration policy in England by using a case study of a New Deal for Communities Partnership. Empirical data are used to explore the experiences of women working as unpaid community activists and paid community professionals. The article seeks to place women's perspectives and their everyday lives at the heart of debates about regeneration policy and partnerships.
Document Type: Research article
Publication date: 2011-07-20
- Published four times a year and circulated in over 80 countries, the Community Development Journal provides an international forum for political, economic and social programmes, which link the activities of people with institutions and government. Dealing with the theory and practice of the policies, programmes and methods employed, the Community Development Journal covers a wide range of topics including community action, village, town, and regional planning, community studies and rural development.