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The Activists' Handbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Participatory Democracy
A guide to grassroots activism.
The Canadian City
Based on the belief that a healthy city life is possible, this volume collects articles, stories and histories about the city and its people, covering aspects such as human and social relations, art a...
Choices: A Family Global Action Handbook
Choices is aimed particularly at parents who want to instil social awareness in their children, and who are looking for ideas, activities, and ways of initiating discussion.
Critique of Nonviolent Politics: From Mahatma Gandhi to the Anti-Nuclear Movement
Ryan accepts that sometimes nonviolence can be effective, but says that sometimes it is not: "a principled insistence on nonviolence can in some circumstances be dangerous to progressive social moveme...
Great Peacemakers: True Stories from Around the World
Bellar, Ken; Chase, Heather
Profiles 20 world's most effective activists in this five-part book. Each part highlights different types of peacemakers. Part One recognizes activists who stand out for their efforts of choosing non-...
Hope in Troubled Times: A New Vision for Confronting Global Crisis
Goudwaard, B, Vander Vennen, M & Van Heemst, D
How People Get Power: Organizing Oppressed Communities for Action
A book about community organizing, written for organizers.
A Model for Nonviolent Communication
Rosenberg, Marshall B.
A description of communication skills to empower us to exchange resources and resolve differences nonviolently.
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
The most startling thing about disasters, according to Rebecca Solnit, is not merely that so many people rise to the occasion, but that they do so with joy. That joy reveals an ordinarily unmet yearni...
Peacemaking in Your Neighbourhood: Reflections on an Experiment in Community Mediation
Beer, Jennifer E.
Describes ten years of work of the Community Dispute Settlement Program, an innovative program in a suburban area near Philadelphia, founded by the Society of Friends (Quakers). The program set out to...
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