Community Development

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Common Threads

Weaving Community through Collaborative Eco-Art

Common Threads is a unique guide to engaging community members in communal handwork for the greater good. Author Sharon Kallis provides a wealth of ideas for: * Working with unwanted natural … 283 View

Conflict Is Not Abuse

Overstating Harm, Community Responsibility, and the Duty of Repair

From intimate relationships to global politics, Sarah Schulman observes a continuum: that inflated accusations of harm are used to avoid accountability. Illuminating the difference between … 304 View

Think Like a Commoner

A Short Introduction to the Life of the Commons

The biggest "tragedy of the commons" is the misconception that commons are failures – relics from another era rendered unnecessary by the Market and State. Think Like a Commoner … 211 View

Toward Sustainable Communities

Solutions for Citizens and Their Governments - Fourth Edition

The need to make our communities sustainable is more urgent than ever before. Toward Sustainable Communities remains the single most useful resource for creating vibrant, healthy, equitable, … 257 View
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A Reparative Manifesto

From: Conflict Is Not Abuse

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A brief introduction about events in recent history and nature of Abuse. The author talks about Normative Conflict and Resistance, and how reasonable stances of difference can be misrepresented … 22 $0.44 Add
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Introduction

From: Common Threads

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By recognizing that human culture is a part of the ecosystem — not separate — and by creatively reimagining what symbiotic relationships of local production and consumption might look … 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

From: Learning to Leave

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Introduction

From: Think Like a Commoner

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The point of this book is to gently dispel such prejudices and provide a short introduction to the commons. After encountering so much confusion about the commons over the years — and … 8 $0.80 Add
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Introduction

From: In The Business of Change

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Social entrepreneurs, innovative men and women who focus their creative energy and business-minded skillset and savvy toward social change. Finding new and empowering ways to tackle social … 4 $0.40 Add
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Campus Parking and the Car as a Third Place

Asphalt Grievances and Commuter Sociability

From: Degrees of Failure

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Using the examples of three Canadian schools, this chapter demonstrates how issues concerning the automobile, especially both the lack and expansion of on-campus parking, have become major policy … 13 $1.30 Add
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In Love

Conflict Is Not Abuse

From: Conflict Is Not Abuse

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The author talks about fundamental differences between Conflict and Abuse in the realm of the heart, the intimate: the flirt, relationships, households, and surrounding friendship circles. Here … 24 $0.48 Add
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Part 1: Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Planet

Toward Sustainable Communties

From: Toward Sustainable Communities

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This chapter examines sustainability at the community level. It begins with a look at communities in developed and developing parts of the world, proceeds to investigate some of the reasons why … 14 $1.40 Add
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Reconceptualizing Resistance

Habitus, Discourse and Place

From: Learning to Leave

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Abandoning the Personal

The State and the Production of Abuse

From: Conflict Is Not Abuse

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The state, learning from the work of anti-violence advocate Catherine Hodes to understand the difference between Conflict and Abuse in relationship to social service providers. 29 $0.58 Add
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Part 1: Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Planet

Making Community Policy

From: Toward Sustainable Communities

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For communities to move effectively toward sustainability, citizens and their governments should understand the range of policy instruments available to them and the wider context of how … 12 $1.20 Add
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Who Stays, Who Goes and Where

Education and Migration on Digby Neck, 1963-1998

From: Learning to Leave

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