A Coalition Model for Community Action

Frances Butterfoss and Michelle Kegler

A Chapter in "Community Organizing and Community Building for Health and Welfare," Ed. Minkler, Rutgers University Press, 2012. Butterfoss and Kegler propose a framework for understanding coalitions through a theory of community coalitions. This includes how coalitions and collaboration is defined, types of coalitions, benefits of coalitions, as well as the stages of coalition development.


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