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Community Work: British Models

KEYWORDS. Community practice models, United Kingdom community practice, community work

Community work comprises both theory and practice, and although they are inextricably linked, for our own purposes it is more productive initially to consider each of them separately. The focus of this article is to reflect upon the theoretical understandings already developed by analysing the models which constitute contemporary community work practice. This in tum helps to distinguish community work from other forms of intervention.