Dr Colm O’Doherty is a lecturer in IT Tralee, with many years’ experience as a social work practitioner in Ireland, England and Wales. He has written and published widely on topics such as family support and social capital, which are directly applicable to positive community development practice.
Co-editor, Dr Ashling Jackson is a senior lecturer in AIT, lecturing in the areas of community development, sociology and research methods. She has worked extensively with disadvantaged groups in community settings, most notably the Traveller community.
Community Development: Theory, Policy and Practice is published by Gill & Macmillan and is priced at €29.99.
Dr. Tom Farrelly, IT Tralee lecturer and one of
the chapter contributors
pictured with Dr. Colm O'Doherty