people, groups and communities

Reality, resources, resilience: regeneration in a recession

Paper that looks at how the recession is impacting upon disadvantaged communities in Scotland; summarises experience and practical initiatives in two contrasting case study neighbourhoods; explores how communities and partner agencies are responding; and asks what opportunities are presented by the distinct Scottish policy context.

Community cohesion: the views of white working-class communities

Report that discusses white working-class perspectives on community cohesion and the impact of social change.

Digital Fife

Website which offers access to online learning resources for community groups in Fife. It is an initiative of Fife Council in partnership with the voluntary sector.

Community engagement: a discussion paper

One of a suite of discussion papers, which focuses on one element of community support brokerage and its links to the New Script for Social Work. It aims to explore and support the development of community organisations and support services as an intrinsic element of the community model of support.