With inequality continuing to be an incredibly salient political and social issue this book on the part it plays in community development could not be more timely. Class inequality and community development is quite simply a wonderful book about the challenge of rethinking what community development can become in the twenty first century written in an accessible and lively way it offers a space for critical ideas to meet the challenges faced by practitioners. Inequality has become a matter of increasing concern worldwide and across a range of interests and actors even the powerful world economic forum in davos in 2015 warned of the inherent dangers of neglecting inequality including weakening social cohesion and security world economic forum 2015. It argues for the centrality of class analysis and its associated divisions of power to any discussion of the potential benefits of community development it proposes that without such an analysis community development can simply mask the underlying causes of structural inequality. Get this from a library class inequality and community development mae shaw this book the second title in the rethinking community development series starts from concern about increasing inequality worldwide and the re emergence of community development in public policy
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