A Study on Changed Experience of Community Organizing Members in Community Service Center -Social Constructive Analysis Focusing Neighbourhood and Community Organizing Model-

지역사회복지관 주민조직의 참여자 변화과정 연구 - 근린지역사회조직화(Neighbourhood and Community Organizing) 모델의 사회 구성주의적 해석 -

  • Received : 2011.07.28
  • Accepted : 2011.11.15
  • Published : 2012.02.29


This study was carried out to understand the mean of neighbourhood and community organizing model on lived experiences of their organizing and members which had changed. The methods of collecting data was progressed in depth interview. According to study questions and analysis challenges based on theory, we analyzed texts. outcome of study we understood experiences of their organizing and members which had changed. In changing phases of organizational dimension, meaning of 'the discovery of the community problem' was extracted. In this time, organization's members set the goal and experience qualitative and quantitative changes of organization. On the other hand, changing phases of individual dimension were followed, which are 'escaping from locked life', 'reconstruction of self image', 'reconstructing the meaning of both family and self-concept' as well as 'reconstructing the meaning of both neighbourhood and self-concept'. Conclusively, we suggested practical implication, which might increase the effect of neighbourhood and community organizing model.


community service center;community practice;neighbourhood and community organizing;community organizing;social constructivism