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- 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...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
In many places around the globe, relations between ethnic and religious groups that once coexisted more or less amicably are now fraught with aggression and violence. This troubling trend has profound international implications, threatening efforts to protect the Earth?s ecosystem and narrow the gap between rich and poor. Underscoring the need for... 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...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 18.95
Community shapes our identity, quenches our thirst for belonging, and bolsters our physical, mental, emotional, and economic health. But in the chaos of modern life, community ties have become unraveled, leaving many feeling afraid or alone in the crowd, grasping at shallow substitutes for true community. In this thoughtful and moving book, Paul... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 19.46
Mitmachen, gestalten, sich für andere einsetzen - zivilgesellschaftliches Engagement hat viele Facetten. Und sie sind alle wichtig, denn die Beteiligung an der Bürgergesellschaft ist nicht zuletzt Beteiligung an der res publica. Die Form der Bürgergesellschaft hat sich in den letzten Jahren allerdings gewandelt: Informelle und flexible Aktivitäten... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 60.00
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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Bring your students the latest developments in community organization! Innovative Approaches for Teaching Community Organization Skills in the Classroom 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... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 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 zukunftsträchtigen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Culture now has a prominent place on the urban policy and re-profiling agendas of cities around the world. City-based cultural planning emphasising creativity in all its guises has emerged as a significant local policy initiative, while the notion of the ?creative city? has become an urban imaging cliché. The proliferation of local blueprints for... more...