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Community

  • 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...

  • Beyond Individualismby George Rupp

    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...

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

    Wiley 2004; US$ 40.00 US$ 34.67

    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...

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

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 104.99 US$ 94.49

    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...

  • Cities of Cultureby Deborah Stevenson

    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...

  • The Common Goodby Amitai Etzioni

    Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.96

    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...

  • Communities and Networksby Katherine Giuffre

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    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...

  • 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...

  • Community, Solidarity and Belongingby Andrew Mason

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 37.00

    This book systematically explores the relationship between the state, and different levels of community. more...