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  • Cities of Cultureby Deborah Stevenson

    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...

  • Innovative Approaches for Teaching Community Organization Skills in the Classroomby Donna Hardina

    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...

  • Smart Communitiesby Suzanne W. Morse

    Wiley 2014; US$ 55.00

    Completely revised and updated, the second edition of Smart Communities: How Citizens and Local Leaders Can Use Strategic Thinking to Build a Brighter Future further examines the seven “leverage points” for decision making introduced by Suzanne Morse in the widely acclaimed first edition, originally published in 2004. Advances in technology,... more...

  • Realizing Communityby Vered Amit

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    'Community' is so overused both in everyday language as well as in scholarly work that it could easily be dismissed as a truism. However, the persistence of the term itself shows that the idea continues to resonate powerfully in our daily lives, ethnographic accounts as well as theoretical analyses. This book returns a timely and concerted anthropological... more...

  • Community, Solidarity and Belongingby Andrew Mason

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 40.00

    This book, first published in 2000, systematically explores the relationship between the state, and different levels of community. more...

  • Community and Everyday Lifeby Graham Day

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 53.95

    'Community' continues to be a persistent theme in political, philosophical and policy debates. The idea of community poses fundamental questions about social inclusion and exclusion, particular versus general interests, identity and belonging. As well as extensive theoretical literature in the social sciences, there is a rich body of social research... more...

  • Organizing Urban Americaby Heidi J. Swarts

    University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 75.00

    Heidi J. Swarts explores activist groupsÕ cultural, organizational, and political strategies. Focusing on ACORN chapters and church federations, Swarts demonstrates how congregation-based organizing has developed an innovative cultural strategy, and how ACORNÕs national structure allows it to coordinate campaigns quickly. By making these... more...

  • Assets in Actionby Deborah Fisher

    Search Institute Press 2003; US$ 26.95

    One of the most challenging tasks we face in our communities is making positive, long-lasting change. This book focuses on establishing change, from the very first steps to the later stages. Accessible and engaging, the book weaves together change theory, research findings from the Search Institute's National Case Study project, and interviews with... more...

  • Creative Community Organizingby Si Kahn; Angela Davis

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2010; US$ 17.95

    A unique approach -- uses stories, lyrics, and poems to inspire and energize both new and experienced organizers Offers sage insights into aspects of community organizing not addressed by more conventional manuals Written by a veteran activist and musician with over forty-five years of experience working for progressive causes This latest work by... more...

  • The Competent Public Sphereby John Michael Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00

    Suggesting that an expressive ideology has arisen within the workplace public sphere around the theme of 'competence', this book explores the hegemony of global finance and the fetishism of the new economy, exposing the dilemmas of the competence agenda, and illustrating how competence is played out in the workplace public sphere. more...