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  1. Bowling Alone
    The Collapse and Revival of American Community

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2000
    Bowling Alone documents the rise and fall of community activity in the twentieth century in the United States and the social changes this reflects. It offers all the evidence, the confirmatory and the contradictory, to give a complete look at trends of community involvement and how increased social capital can benefit everybody.
  2. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 2, Number 1 - May 1977

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  3. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 2, Number 4 - November 1977

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  4. Citizens Participate - An Action Guide for Public Issues.
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  5. Community Workshops for the Environment
    An Organizer's Manual

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    A guide to organizing ecology workshops.
  6. The History of Democracy
    A Marxist Interpretation

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2013
    Roper traces the history of democracy from ancient Athens to the emergence of liberal representative and socialist participatory democracy. He argues that democracy cannot be understood separately from the social and economic contexts in which democratic states operate.
  7. Peasant, Citizen and Slave
    The Foundations of Athenian Democracy

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1997
    Wood argues that, despite the importance of slavery in Athenian society, the most distinctive characteristic of Athenian democracy was the unprecedented prominence it gave to free labour. Wood argues that the emergence of the peasant as citizen, juridically and politically independent, accounts for much that is remarkable in Athenian political institutions and culture.
  8. Planning As Learning: The Education of Citizen Activists
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Phd thesis focusing on the learning undertaken by members of citizens' groups involved in land use planning.
  9. The Politics of Urban Liberation
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
    A broad-ranging study which covers the political economy of the urban question and the importance of the city in the history of social revolution. Schechter's evaluation of libertarian insurgency highlights the importance of movements from below dealing with housing, transportation and other issues of daily life.
  10. Pragmatics of Community Organization
    First Edition

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1986
    Information on how to plan action, how to organize meetings, how to train participants for action, how to negotiate, and how to end a particular exercise in community organization.
  11. Urban Citizen Movements
    Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia

    Resource Type: Article
    Community groups that are often organized around concerns about land use and the way planning decisions are made in local government.

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