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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 UPDATED A 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$ 94.99
This text is an ethnographic study of the Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship group at McMaster University, who espouse fundamentalist interpretations of the Bible and the necessity of a personal relationship with Christ. more...
- 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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 49.95
Community is a key concept in sociology. This book discusses the rationale for community, the varieties of communities, the effect of social change on communities and many other factors of connectedness as the costs for losing it. more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 239.00
Many of our current social problems have been attributed to the breakdown or loss of community as a place and to the fragmentation of connections due to an extreme value of individualism in the Western world, particularly in the United States. Not all scholars and researchers agree that individualism and technology are the primary culprits in the loss... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
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...