Measuring community empowerment: a fresh look at organizational domains.

  title={Measuring community empowerment: a fresh look at organizational domains.},
  author={Glenn Laverack and Nina Wallerstein},
  journal={Health promotion international},
  volume={16 2},
In 1986, the Ottawa Charter identified community empowerment as being a central theme of health promotion discourse. Community empowerment became a topical issue in the health promotion literature soon afterwards, though its roots also come from earlier literature in community psychology, community organizing and liberation education. Subsequent international conferences to address health promotion in Sundsvall, Adelaide and Jakarta have acted to reinforce this concept. It is as relevant today… CONTINUE READING

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