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Community Resilience, Universities and Engaged Research for Today's World

The increasing development of partnerships between universities and communities allows the research of academics to become engaged with those around them. This book highlights several case studies from a range of disciplines, such as psychology, social work and education to explore how these mutually beneficial relationships function.
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Foreword; Pierre Viljoen Introduction; Wendy Madsen 1. Weaving Together the Strands of Engaged Research and Community Resilience; Wendy Madsen and Madonna Chesham 2. Engaged Research in Action: Informing Sexual and Domestic Violence Practice and Prevention; Kathy Prentice and Tania Signal 3. Engaging with the Past: Reflecting on Resilience from Community Oral History Projects; Wendy Madsen, Sarah McNicol and Cathy O'Mullan 4. Keeping Afloat after the Floods: Engaged Evaluation of a School-Based Project to Promote Recovery; Wendy Madsen, Madonna Chesham and Shelly Pisani 5. Making Space for Community Learning: Engaged Research with Teacher Aides in Disadvantaged Schools; Kerry Aprile and Helen Huntly 6. Trail Blazing and Extending Emergency Service Education: A Journey of Engaged Research and Partnership Building; Helen Keen-Dyer, Wendy Madsen and Andrew Short 7. Resilience of the Horticultural Community: Engaged Researchers Promoting Productivity and Profitability; Phil Brown and Talitha Best

About the Author

Wendy Madsen, Central Queensland University, Australia Madonna Chesham, Central Queensland University, Australia Kathy Prentice, Phoenix House, Australia Tania Signal, Central Queensland University, Australia Sarah McNicol, Central Queensland University, Australia Cathy O'Mullan, Central Queensland University, Australia Shelley Pisani, Central Queensland University, Australia Kerry Aprile, Central Queensland University, Australia Helen Huntly, Central Queensland University, Australia Helen Keen-Dyer, Central Queensland University, Australia Andrew Short, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services, Australia Phil Brown, Central Queensland University, Australia Talitha Best, Central Queensland University, Australia Pierre Viljoen, Central Queensland University, Australia

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