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  1. Cooperatives and Community Development

    Edited by Vanna Gonzales, Rhonda G. Phillips

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    In celebration of cooperatives’ contributions to community development processes and outcomes worldwide, the United Nations designated 2012 as the Year of the Cooperative. Today, as in the past, cooperatives have proved effective in bringing people and organizations together to accomplish a broad...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Remaking Cities (Routledge Revivals)

    Contradictions of the Recent Urban Environment

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, published in 1980, is an iconoclastic account of one of the pillars of the welfare state, British town and country planning, between 1945 and 1975. Always a fine balance between central control and market forces, it was challenged by strains within and between the environmental...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Developing Sustainable Agriculture and Community

    Edited by Lionel J. "Bo" Beaulieu, Jeffrey L. Jordan

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    This book illustrates the ways in which communities can strengthen the links and set the stage for long-term partnerships between sustainable agriculture and sustainable rural community development initiatives. It provides lessons learned, first, from the community development literature that can...

    Published April 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Theory and Practice of Dialogical Community Development

    International Perspectives

    By Peter Westoby, Gerard Dowling

    This book proposes that community development has been increasingly influenced and co-opted by a modernist, soulless, rational philosophy - reducing it to a shallow technique for ‘solving community problems’. In contrast, this dialogical approach re-maps the ground of community development practice...

    Published April 8th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Leisure and the Changing City 1870 - 1914 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Helen Meller

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    By the late nineteenth century, the city had become the dominant social environment of Britain, with the majority of the population living in large cities, often with over 100, 000 inhabitants. The central concern of this book, first published in 1976, is to assess how successful the late...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Local Food and Community Development

    Edited by Gary Paul Green, Rhonda G. Phillips

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    Food has become an essential component in community development practice. Whether in reference to building a local or regional food system or addressing food insecurity, food has become a focus in community development approaches in many localities. Farmers markets, community gardens,...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Community Leadership Development

    A Compendium of Theory, Research, and Application

    Edited by Mark A. Brennan

    Series: Community Development – Current Issues Series

    The development of leadership capacities addresses a vital and continuing need in communities and organizations as they attempt to adapt to a wide range of social, economic, environmental, and political changes. Leadership development activities that focus on building new skills and ...

    Published February 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Emergency Planning Guide for Utilities, Second Edition

    By Samuel Mullen

    An increase in major natural disasters—and the growing number of damaging events involving gas, electric, water, and other utilities—has led to heightened concerns about utility operations and public safety. Due to today's complex, compliance-based environment, utility managers and planners often...

    Published January 21st 2013 by CRC Press

  9. The No-Growth Imperative

    Creating Sustainable Communities under Ecological Limits to Growth

    By Gabor Zovanyi

    More than two decades of mounting evidence confirms that the existing scale of the human enterprise has surpassed global ecological limits to growth. Based on such limits, The No-Growth Imperative discounts current efforts to maintain growth through eco-efficiency initiatives and smart-growth...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Building Inclusive Cities

    Women’s Safety and the Right to the City

    Edited by Carolyn Whitzman, Crystal Legacy, Caroline Andrew, Fran Klodawsky, Margaret Shaw, Kalpana Viswanath

    Building on a growing movement within developing countries in Latin America, Africa, and Asia-Pacific, as well as Europe and North America, this book documents cutting edge practice and builds theory around a rights based approach to women’s safety in the context of poverty reduction and social...

    Published August 29th 2012 by Routledge