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  • Salsa, Soul, and Spiritby Juana Bordas

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012; US$ 22.95

    NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED One of America's historic strengths is the ability to incorporate aspects from many different cultures to create a stronger whole. Our music, literature, sports, architecture, food, and fashion have all benefitted. But current leadership approaches are overwhelmingly written by White males and remain distressingly... more...

  • Telling Stories to Change the Worldby Rickie Solinger; Madeline Fox; Kayhan Irani

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95

    Telling Stories to Change the World is a powerful collection of essays about community-based and interest-based projects where storytelling is used as a strategy for speaking out for justice. Contributors from locations across the globe?including Uganda, Darfur, China, Afghanistan, South Africa, New Orleans, and Chicago?describe grassroots projects... more...

  • Maintaining Community in the Information Ageby Dr Karen F. Evans

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 125.00

    By exploring the experiences of community activists and organizations working with information and communication technology (ICT) to build communities, this book offers a grounded and informed study of the role ICT plays in people's lives. The author emphasizes the importance of networks built around trust, shared spaces and local knowledge bases in... more...

  • The Unheard Voicesby Randy Stoecker; Elizabeth A. Tryon

    Temple University Press 2009; US$ 30.95

    Service learning has become an institutionalized practice in higher education. Students are sent out to disadvantaged communities to paint, tutor, feed, and help organize communities. But while the students gain from their experiences, the contributors to  The Unheard Voices  ask, "Does the community?" This volume explores the impact of... more...

  • Communityby Gerard Delanty

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    The increasing individualism of modern Western society has been accompanied by an enduring nostalgia for the idea of community as a source of security and belonging and, in recent years, as an alternative to the state as a basis for politics. Gerard Delanty begins this stimulating introduction to the concept with an analysis of the origins of the... more...

  • Walk Out Walk Onby Margaret J. Wheatley; Deborah Frieze

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2011; US$ 24.95

    In this era of increasingly complex problems and shrinking resources, can we find meaningful and enduring solutions to the challenges we face today as individuals, communities, and nations? In Walk Out Walk On , we invite you on a learning journey to seven communities around the world to meet people who have walked out of limiting beliefs... more...

  • The Sociology of Community Connectionsby John G. Bruhn

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 181.15

    People exist in groups and connections are vital to their existence and in the daily performance of activities. This book identifies and helps readers understand community connectedness in the present and future. more...

  • Community Visioning Programsby Norman Walzer; Gisele F. Hamm

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    Community visioning is key in helping local public officials and community leaders create a flourishing future for their cities, and is essential for the effective planning and implementation of these strategies.  Visioning involves collaborative goal setting to motivate actions ? of planners, citizens, and officials ? in order to design and carry... more...

  • Consensus Organizingby Michael (Mike) P. Eichler

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 58.00 US$ 53.50

    The first new form of community organizing since Saul Alinsky, this book connects the poor to the rest of society. Written in a logical, teachable, and pragmatic style, Consensus Organizing: Building Communities of Mutual Self Interest is a model of social change for the 21st century. Through real examples, author Mike Eichler illustrates how anyone... more...

  • Community without Community in Digital Cultureby Charlie Gere

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    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...