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- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00
Community is the dark shadow of sociology - an issue around which sociologists always duck and dive. This book examines the reasons for this reticence through an exegesis of contemporary debates. Additionally it utilizes the work of Hannah Arendt to propose an alternative anti-mechanistic and anti-essentialist approach to community and sociality; an... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 60.00
Miranda Joseph explores sites where the ideal of community relentlessly recurs, from debates over art and culture in the popular media, to the discourses and practices of nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations. She shows how community legitimates the social hierarchies of gender, race, nation, and sexuality that capitalism implicitly requires.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95
Culture now has a prominent place on the urban policy and re-profiling agendas of cities around the world. City-based cultural planning emphasising creativity in all its guises has emerged as a significant local policy initiative, while the notion of the ?creative city? has become an urban imaging cliché. The proliferation of local blueprints for... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 20.98
Die vorgelegte Arbeit liefert den ersten wissenschaftlichen Beitrag zur empirischen Validierung der modelltheoretischen Strukturen des Modells moderner Organisationsentwicklung (MOEW), welches 2001 an der Hochschule Harz erstmalig postuliert wurde. Die Forschungsergebnisse stellen nicht nur einen wichtigen Schritt zur Etablierung des zukunftsträchtigen... 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 60.00 US$ 52.00
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...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
In many places around the globe, relations between ethnic and religious groups that once coexisted more or less amicably are now fraught with aggression and violence. This troubling trend has profound international implications, threatening efforts to protect the Earth?s ecosystem and narrow the gap between rich and poor. Underscoring the need for... more...