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  • Membership Based Organizations of the Poorby Martha Chen; Renana Jhabvala; Ravi Kanbur; Carol Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...

  • Deepening Communityby Paul Born

    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...

  • Smart Communitiesby Suzanne W. Morse

    Wiley 2014; US$ 50.00

    The new edition of the acclaimed guide to strategic decision-making in community planning, development, and collaboration Based on the results of more than a decade of research by the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, Smart Communities provides directions for strategic decision-making and outlines the key strategies used by thousands of leaders... more...

  • The Common Goodby Amitai Etzioni

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95

    In this book, Amitai Etzioni, public intellectual and leading proponent of communitarian values, defends the view that no society can flourish without a shared obligation to "the common good." Rejecting claims made by some liberal thinkers that it is not possible to balance individual rights with uncoerced civic responsibility, Etzioni explores a number... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95

    This accessible and comprehensive book 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 of settings. Containing many assignments and exercises that combine new technology with progressive ideas about integrating... more...

  • Das Modell moderner Organisationsentwicklungby Ariane-Sissy Wagner

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.99

    Die vorgelegte Arbeit liefert den ersten wissenschaftlichen Beitrag zur empirischen Validierung der modelltheoretischen Strukturen des Modells moderner Organisationsentwicklung (MOEW), welches 2001 an der Hochschule Harz erstmalig postuliert wurde. Die Forschungsergebnisse stellen nicht nur einen wichtigen Schritt zur Etablierung des zukunftstrachtigen... more...

  • Cities of Cultureby Deborah Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    With reference to examples drawn from Europe, Australia, Asia and North America, and utilizing an innovative framework that combines the methods and insights of sociology, geography and cultural policy studies, this book critically examines creative city initiatives in a range of national and international contexts to develop a novel and challenging... more...

  • Progressive Community Organizingby Loretta Pyles

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    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...

  • Communities and Networksby Katherine Giuffre

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • Community without Community in Digital Cultureby Charlie Gere

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00

    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...