We have a number of resources. Some of them are free for you to download and use and others are links to Books.

Participation Exercises

Over the years we have developed a range of resources which we would like to share with you. If you have resources if you would like to make available to others, please contact us at and we will add them to these pages. Stuff you can try  This document contains 19 activities that can …

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Social Action evaluation  Social action evaluation works very closely with service users and those who provide services to establish common agreement as to the focus of evaluation. Social action evaluators look to use creative and innovative methods of information collection and to find ways by which all people involved in the project can take part. Social Action evaluation …

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Youth Agenda – a good practice guide to working with young people on their home ground Youth_Agenda

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Empowerment in Action – Self-directed groupwork 15 years on from first publication, this new edition of Empowerment in Action builds on a classic groupwork model that has stood the test of time and continues to be used as a paradigm for empowerment across the world today. Through fresh examples and the latest research, the authors have …

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Centre for Social Action library

This section contains resources created by the Centre for Social Action at De Montfort University up until 2014.

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NEW URBANISMS NEW CITIZENS This Workshop Note is from a community event in January, 2012. The children, young people and adults who participated in the workshop participated in various group discussions and a community walk; this note will present the key issues and ideas made at the event. We hope this note can be used directly in future work …

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