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  • Community without Community in Digital Cultureby Charlie Gere

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00

    Community Without Community in Digital Culture presents the view that our digital culture is determined not by greater connection, but by the separation and gap that is a necessary concomitant of our fundamental technicity. more...

  • Membership Based Organizations of the Poorby Martha Chen; Renana Jhabvala; Ravi Kanbur; Carol Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    This highly topical volume, with contributions from leading experts in the field, explores a variety of questions about membership based organizations of the poor. Analyzing their success and failure and the internal and external factors that play a part, it uses studies from both developed and developing countries. Put together by a group of prestigious... more...

  • Solidarnosc - eine persönliche Geschichteby Anna Walentynowicz; Tytus Jaskulowski

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 18.45

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • The Common Goodby Amitai Etzioni

    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...

  • Conceptualising Communityby Dr David Studdert

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 115.00

    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...

  • Against the Romance of Communityby Miranda Joseph

    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...

  • The Troublemaker's Teapartyby Charles Dobson

    New Society Publishers 2003; US$ 17.95

    A wholesome manual for raising hell! more...

  • In the Neighborhoodby Peter Lovenheim

    Penguin Group US 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... more...

  • Building Powerful Community Organizationsby Michael Jacoby Brown

    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...

  • From Command to Communityby Nicholas V. Longo; Cynthia M. Gibson

    Tufts University Press 2011; US$ 24.99

    Diverse essays create a new definition of leadership education based in colleges and universities more...