Active Citizenship and Community Learning (Empowering Youth by Carol Packham

By Carol Packham

This publication explores the position of the employee in facilitating participation, studying and energetic engagement inside groups. targeting fresh projects to reinforce citizen and neighborhood engagement, it offers suggestions, frameworks and actions to aid in paintings with neighborhood contributors, both as sorts of volunteers or as a part of self-help teams. environment group paintings as an instructional approach, the publication additionally highlights dilemmas bobbing up from attainable interventions and offers thoughts for reflective, potent perform.

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London: TSO. qxd 19/8/08 14:10 Page 41 Chapter 3 Civil and Civic involvement Home Office (HO) (2004c) Asylum and Immigration (Treatment of Claimants) Act. London: TSO. Home Office (2005a) Together we can. Civil Renewal Unit, Home Office. London: TSO. Howard, J (2008) State/civil society relations in Bulgaria, Nicaragua, England and Wales, paper to Here the People Decide Conference, Bradford 31/1/2008. Bristol: University of the West of England. Jochum, V, Pratten, B and Wilding, K (2005) Civil Renewal and active citizenship: a guide to the debate.

2 Types of capital Social Capital Human Capital State Capital Negative consequences Bonding – tight group identity excluding others Individualized – focus on self development – employability Punitive – support and funding used to control and monitor Positive consequences Bridging – outward looking, neighbourly. Engaged – working with others to bring about change Generative – involvement assists in community development, self help. 2 above shows, all types of capital can have positive and negative consequences.

An amalgamation of one to three above. The differing relationships between the civil and civic spheres has been explored in research by the University of Bristol (Howard, 2008) with communities in Bulgaria, Nicaragua and Britain. Their work has shown that there is an often an interdependence between the civic and civil sectors within societies. In Bulgaria and former communist countries there had been a very controlling state or civic sector, with little room for other organizations in the civil sector.

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