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- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 18.95
People in all areas of society hunger for community. Tamarack director Paul Born shows how people can move from no community, shallow community, or bogus community (?community of fear?) to deep community in their relationships with others. more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 49.95
Epinets presents a new way to think about social networks, which focuses on the knowledge that underlies our social interactions. Guiding readers through the web of beliefs that networked individuals have about each other and probing into what others think, this book illuminates the deeper character and influence of relationships among social network... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 50.00
The new edition of the acclaimed guide to strategic decision-making in community planning, development, and collaboration Based on the results of more than a decade of research by the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, Smart Communities provides directions for strategic decision-making and outlines the key strategies used by thousands of leaders... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
The Social Psychology of Behaviour in Small Groups covers theories of group behaviour and their application in organizational psychology. Topics include the structure and formation of groups and the roles that individuals play within groups, as well as more applied areas such as co-operation and conflict, teamwork, leadership and decision-making... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95
In this book, Amitai Etzioni, public intellectual and leading proponent of communitarian values, defends the view that no society can flourish without a shared obligation to "the common good." Rejecting claims made by some liberal thinkers that it is not possible to balance individual rights with uncoerced civic responsibility, Etzioni explores a number... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Bring your students the latest developments in community organization! Innovative Approaches for Teaching Community Organization Skills in the Classroom will help social work educators efficiently teach students methods of practice that they need to know in order to offer the best services to clients with a variety of different needs in a variety... more...
- Gabal Verlag 2014; US$ 19.54
Entspannter arbeiten: Das geht mit Computer, Tablets oder Smartphones - wenn man weiß, wie. Jürgen Kurz bringt leicht umsetzbare Ideen für den eigenen Arbeitsplatz und für die flüssige Zusammenarbeit mit anderen. Sie gehen sieben einfache Schritte, die im Buch anschaulich vorgestellt werden mit zahlreichen Tipps, Beispielen und Praxis-Fotos für Themen... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 44.95
How - as members, customers, voters or patients - do we deal with Organizations: public administrations; universities and schools; hospitals; prisons; political parties; or the military?The systems theory developed by sociologist Niklas Luhmann is among the twentieth centurys seminal scientific achievements, commensurate perhaps only with Einsteins... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Groups?like the people in them?come in all forms, and often they don?t fit a standard mold. Single-session, leaderless, and open groups are three of the most common kinds of nonstandard groups, but participants and facilitators of these kinds of groups have few, if any, resources at their disposal when they try to confront the unique challenges that... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 64.95
Social relations are crucial for understanding diverse economic actions and a network perspective is central to that explanation. Simple exchanges involving money, labor, and commodities combine into complexly connected systems. Economic networks span many levels of analysis, from persons (consumers, employees), to groups (households, workteams),... more...