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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...