This article presents two case studies highlighting the role of community conflict in the process of community empowerment.
A graduate program for community health nurses (CHNs) in a large Midwestern city formed a partnership with a diverse, integrated neighborhood for the dual purposes of enhancing the community's capacity to improve its own health and teaching CHNs community organizing as a means to improve health.
Central to the partnership are a broad definition of health, trust developed through long-term involvement, a commitment to reciprocity, social justice, and Freire's model of adult learning.
Two initiatives that gave rise to major conflicts between community groups are analyzed.
Mots-clés Pascal : Education sanitaire, Collectivité, Homme, Motivation, Participation, Conflit social, Coopération, Université
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health education, Collectivity, Human, Motivation, Participation, Social conflict, Cooperation, University
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0607768
Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 09/06/1995.