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  • Community Leadership Development

    A Compendium of Theory, Research, and Application, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Brennan

    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 …

    Paperback – 2015-07-18
    Routledge
    Community Development – Current Issues Series

  • Building Communities (Routledge Revivals)

    The Co-operative Way, 1st Edition

    By Johnston Birchall

    Building Communities: The Co-Operative Way, first published in 1988, sets the flourishing of housing co-operatives throughout the 1980s in a theoretical and historical framework that suggests that tenant control is the best way out of the still-problematic issue of housing policy. Before the First…

    Paperback – 2015-07-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Coming of Age of the Green Community

    My neighbourhood, my planet, 1st Edition

    By Erik Bichard

    People organising to protect their environment is not a new phenomenon, but the groups that have been pushing for environmental change since the 1970s have not convinced sufficient numbers make sustainable decisions or to lead sustainable lives. Governments have serially failed to do the job at the…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Arts and Community Change

    Exploring Cultural Development Policies, Practices and Dilemmas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Max O. Stephenson Jr., Scott Tate

    Arts and Community Change: Exploring Cultural Development Policies, Practices and Dilemmas addresses the growing number of communities adopting arts and culture-based development methods to influence social change.  Providing community workers and planners with strategies to develop arts policy…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Social Capital at the Community Level

    An Applied Interdisciplinary Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by John M. Halstead, Steven C. Deller

    In Social Capital at the Community Level, John Halstead and Steven Deller examine social capital formation beyond the individual level through a variety of disciplines: planning, economics, regional development, sociology, as well as non-traditional approaches like engineering and built…

    Paperback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • Altruism by Design

    How To Effect Social Change as an Architect, 1st Edition

    By Adam R. Wilmes

    Altruism by Design: How to Effect Social Change as an Architect is meant to prepare the individual designer – whether a student or practicing professional – for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and construction. It will help you understand the complexities,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge

  • Planning and LGBTQ Communities

    The Need for Inclusive Queer Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Petra L. Doan

    Although the last decade has seen steady progress towards wider acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and queer (LGBTQ) individuals, LGBTQ residential and commercial areas have come under increasing pressure from gentrification and redevelopment initiatives. As a result many of these…

    Paperback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge

  • The Craft of Collaborative Planning

    People working together to shape creative and sustainable places, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Bishop

    Unlike books that focus solely on methods, The Craft of Collaborative Planning provides a detailed guide to designing and managing all aspects of the collaborative process, advocating for making collaborative work the norm. Beginning with a discussion of the political and legal context of…

    Paperback – 2015-03-13
    Routledge
    RTPI Library Series

  • One Idea, Many Plans

    An American City Design Concept in Independent India, 1st Edition

    By Sanjeev Vidyarthi

    Planners tend to promote formal plans as the only game in town while diverse efforts of urban actors shape our cities. Tracking the development of American "neighborhood unit" concept in independent India’s planning practice and literature—from the national level policies to on-the-ground…

    Paperback – 2015-02-10
    Routledge

  • What Happened to Planning? (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Peter Ambrose

    This title was first published in 1986 during a recession much like that faced in recent years, which placed immense pressure on the British planning system and led to social unrest in the inner cities and in many disadvantaged areas. Within this context, Peter Ambrose outlines the features of land…

    Paperback – 2015-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Invisible Houses

    Rethinking and designing low-cost housing in developing countries, 1st Edition

    By Gonzalo Lizarralde

    Winner of the ACSA/AIA Housing Design Education Award! There is an increased interest among architects, urban specialists and design professionals to contribute to solve "the housing problem" in developing countries. The Invisible Houses takes us on a journey through the slums and informal…

    Paperback – 2014-12-15
    Routledge

  • Community Architecture (Routledge Revivals)

    How People Are Creating Their Own Environment, 1st Edition

    By Nick Wates, Charles Knevitt

    First published in 1987, this title was one of the first to explore the emerging popular movement of Community Architecture, championed by Prince Charles, which gained momentum throughout Britain in the 1970s and 1980s. The conceptual framework rests fundamentally on the principle that the built…

    Paperback – 2014-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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