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  • Against the Romance of Communityby Miranda Joseph

    University of Minnesota Press 2002; US$ 60.00

    Miranda Joseph explores sites where the ideal of community relentlessly recurs, from debates over art and culture in the popular media, to the discourses and practices of nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations. She shows how community legitimates the social hierarchies of gender, race, nation, and sexuality that capitalism implicitly requires.... more...

  • Assets in Actionby Deborah Fisher

    Search Institute Press 2003; US$ 26.95

    One of the most challenging tasks we face in our communities is making positive, long-lasting change. This book focuses on establishing change, from the very first steps to the later stages. Accessible and engaging, the book weaves together change theory, research findings from the Search Institute's National Case Study project, and interviews with... more...

  • Boards That Love Fundraisingby Robert M. Zimmerman; Ann W. Lehman

    Wiley 2004; US$ 37.00

    Written by Robert Zimmerman and Ann Lehman--leading experts in the field of fundraising and board development-- Boards That Love Fundraising not only shows that all board members (no matter the level of experience) can learn to raise funds but also provides effective tips to the more experienced fundraisers. This workbook explains your fundraising... more...

  • Building Powerful Community Organizationsby Michael Jacoby Brown

    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...

  • 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...

  • Celebrating the Third Placeby Ray Oldenburg

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 16.95

    Nationwide, more and more entrepreneurs are committing themselves to creating and running “third places,? also known as “great good places.? In his landmark work, The Great Good Place, Ray Oldenburg identified, portrayed, and promoted those third places. Now, more than ten years after the original publication of that book, the time has come to celebrate... more...

  • The Church on the World's Turfby Paul A. Bramadat

    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...

  • Cities of Cultureby Deborah Stevenson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Communitarian Politics in Asiaby Beng Huat Chua

    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...