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  • Contesting Communityby James DeFilippis; Robert Fisher; Eric Shragge

    Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 31.95

    What do community organizations and organizers do, and what should they do? Contesting Community addresses one of the vital issues of our day-the role and meaning of community in people's lives and in the larger political economy.It paints a more critical picture of community work which, according to the authors-in both theory and practice-has... more...

  • Communities and Networksby Katherine Giuffre

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    In Communities and Networks , Katherine Giuffre takes the science of social network analysis and applies it to key issues of living in communities, especially in urban areas, exploring questions such as: How do communities shape our lives and identities? How do they foster either conformity or innovation? What holds communities together and... more...

  • Progressive Community Organizingby Loretta Pyles

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95

    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 of... more...

  • The Neighborhood in the Internetby John M. Carroll

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Today, "community" seems to be everywhere. At home, at work, and online, the vague but comforting idea of the community pervades every area of life. But have we lost the ability truly to understand what it means? The Neighborhood in the Internet investigates social and civic effects of community networks on local community, and how community network... more...

  • Rekindling Communityby Alastair McIntosh

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.82

    Climate change, species extinction, war and alienation. These are just some of the threats that imperil a world that gives us life. There is no single solution, but one thing is certain. Unless humanity learns how to rekindle community, all other efforts will wither on the vine. This timely new Schumacher Briefing explores three integrated pillars... more...

  • Boards That Love Fundraisingby Robert M. Zimmerman; Ann W. Lehman

    Wiley 2004; US$ 40.00 US$ 34.67

    Written by Robert Zimmerman and Ann Lehman--leading experts in the field of fundraising and board development-- Boards That Love Fundraising not only shows that all board members (no matter the level of experience) can learn to raise funds but also provides effective tips to the more experienced fundraisers. This workbook explains your fundraising... more...

  • Communitarian Politics in Asiaby Beng Huat Chua

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    With the collapse of European socialism in the late 1980s, ascendancy of the liberal capitalist democracy and individual self-interest became prevalent in the West. In contrast, many polities in Asia, both by tradition and choice, have explicitly adopted communitarianism as a national ideology, for example Confucianism in Korea, Hong Kong and Japan,... more...

  • Cultures, Communities, Identitiesby Marjorie Mayo; Jo Campling

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 174.00

    Cultures, Communities, Identities explores a wide range of cultural strategies to promote participation and empowerment in both First and Third World settings. The book starts by analysing contemporary debates on cultures, communities and identities, in the context of globalization. This sets the framework for the discussion of cultural strategies... more...

  • Habermasby Pauline Johnson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    If we are to believe what many sociologists are telling us, the public sphere is in a near terminal state. Our ability to build solidarities with strangers and to agree on the general significance of needs and problems seems to be collapsing. These cultural potentials appear endangered by a newly aggressive attempt to universalize and extend the norms... more...

  • Tools for Radical Democracyby Joan Minieri; Paul Getsos; Kim Klein

    Wiley 2007; US$ 29.95 US$ 20.96

    Tools for Radical Democracy is an essential resource for grassroots organizers and leaders, students of activism and advocacy, and anyone trying to increase the civic participation of ordinary people. Authors Joan Minieri and Paul Getsos share stories and tools from their nationally recognized and award-winning work of building a community-led organization,... more...