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- 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...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012; US$ 22.95
NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATEDA much-needed revised edition of the only book that presents a multicultural leadership model integrating eight practices from African-American, American Indian, and Latino communities?an alternative to the heavily or exclusively Anglo-American based concepts of leadership presented by most leadership books. The first... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 18.95
People in all areas of society hunger for community. Tamarack director Paul Born shows how people can move from no community, shallow community, or bogus community (?community of fear?) to deep community in their relationships with others. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 104.99
Academics and non-academics alike have been intrigued by conservative Protestant groups that thrive in secular social and institutional contexts. This book offers an ethnographic study of one such group, the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) at McMaster University. These conservative Protestants espuse fundamentalist interpretations of the... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 184.41
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...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 43.88
Community is a key concept in sociology. In the last decade, especially with the explosion of electronic communication, the definition of community has changed. There is now a need to define the concept of community and tie it to the various levels of human interaction, from the global to the individual. Currently there are many books that address... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; 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...
- 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...