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- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 15.13
Anna Walentynowicz war eine der legendären Oppositionellen in der Volksrepublik Polen. Ihre Entlassung aus der Gdansker Werft am 14. August 1980 war Auslöser jener Streiks, die zur Gründung der Gewerkschaft Solidarnosc führten.Erstmals in die deutsche Sprache übersetzt und sorgfältig ediert, vermitteln Walentynowicz? autobiographische Erinnerungen... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95
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...
- 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.95
Read Peter Lovenheim's posts on the Penguin Blog. Based on a popular New York Times Op-Ed piece, this is the quirky, heartfelt account of one man's quest to meet his neighbors-and find a sense of community. Journalist and author Peter Lovenheim has lived on the same street in suburban Rochester, NY, most of his life. But it was only after... more...
- Long Haul Press 2007; US$ 15.95
Intended for individuals who want to start, strengthen, or revitalize a group to address a community issue, this indispensable guide includes a series of practical steps that help build a successful community orgranization and offers sample cases that more clearly illustrate each step. In addition to addressing common problems that are often encountered,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
? The second edition of Progressive Community Organizing offers a concise intellectual history of community organizing and social movements while also providing practical tools geared toward practitioner skill building. Drawing from social-constructionist, feminist and critical traditions, Progressive Community Organizing affirms the practice... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
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...