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Community Planning Priorities

  • Marko D. PetrovićEmail author
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Considering there is no uniform and complete definition of the specific term “community planning priorities,” this chapter will provide separate clarifications of the phrases “community planning,” “community development,” “prioritization,” and “community” in order to accomplish the mission of making the meaning of the full syntagma. The UNESCO made one of the first and most holistic definitions of community development or community organization development, by explaining this phrase as “a generic term used to describe the processes by which local communities can raise their own standards of living. These processes include the organization or establishment of services, e.g. for social welfare, health protection, education, improvement of agriculture, development of small-scale industries” (UNESCO 1956). In addition,...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Social Geography Department, Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić”SASA (Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts)BelgradeSerbia
  2. 2.Institute of Sport, Tourism and ServiceSouth Ural State UniversityChelyabinskRussian Federation

Section editors and affiliations

  • Dragan Nonic
    • 1
  1. 1.Chair of Forestry Economics and OrganisationUniversity of Belgrade - Faculty of ForestryBelgradeSerbia