n Journal of Public Administration - Community development. Breaking the cycle of poverty (fourth edition), H. Swanepoel and F. De Beer : book reviews

Volume 42, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0036-0767



This book, by two well-known community development experts, has an interesting evolution. In 1989, was published, followed in 1992 by the second edition and the third in 1997. Over many years this book was an accepted reference on the topic, with each edition adding more substance to the general framework. The publication was widely prescribed at universities and former technicons. The authors' work was acknowledged in government documents by the previous regime as well as the current in the motivation for the Community Development Workers' Programme.

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