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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. Breakfasts keep friendships in shape
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2003
    Profile of a fitness group that has a fifteen year standing breakfast date, and has become a support group and circle of friends.
  3. Bringing the Economy Home from the Market
    Resource Type: Book
  4. The Canadian Environmental Education Catalogue
    A Guide to Selected Resources

    Resource Type: Article
  5. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Pilot Copy, February 1976

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1976
    The first issue of the Canadian Information Sharing Service publication. The name of the publication was later changed to Connexions and then to Connexions Digest.
  6. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 1, Number 2 - July 1976

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1976
  7. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 1, Number 5 - January 1977

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

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  9. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 3, Number 2 - April 1978

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1978
  10. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 3, Number 3 - June 1978

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1978
  11. Das Capital, Volume 3
    The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1971
  12. The City in History
    Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1961
    Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.
  13. Coming Back to Life
    Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
    A guidebook for dealing with the despair that stands in the way our our changing the world.
  14. Commons - Community: Ulli Diemer - Selected snippets & quotes from Radical Digressions
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2018
  15. The Communistic Societies of the United States
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1965
    Describes a dozen Utopian societies.
  16. Communitas
    Means of Livelihood and Ways of Life

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1960
    Visions of urban life.
  17. Community Dreams
    Ideas for Enriching Neighbourhood and Community Life

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1984
    A compilation of vignettes, fragments and thought starters that provides stimulating ideas for practical community transformation.
  18. Community is my family's support system
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1995
  19. Community Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
    Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources

    Resource Type: Website
    A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to community issues in the Sources directory for the media.
  20. Commuto Inc.
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  21. Connexions
    Volume 3, Number 6 - December 1978 - Unemployment/Chomage

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1978
  22. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 1 - February 1979 - National Security/Securite Nationale

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  23. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 2 - March 1979 - Native Rights/Les Droits des Autochtones

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  24. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 4 - September 1979 - Food/La Nourriture

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1979
  25. Connexions
    Volume 5, Number 2 - May 1980 - Women/Femmes

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1980
  26. Connexions
    Volume 5, Number 5 - January 1981 - Militarism/Militarisme

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1981
  27. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 1 - February 1981 - Lesbians/Gay Men/Lesbiennes/Hommes Gais

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1981
  28. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 2 - April 1981 - Urban Core/Milieu Urbain

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1981
  29. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 3 - September 1981 - Atlantic Development/Le Developpement Atlantique

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1981
  30. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 4 - November 1981 - Unorganized Workers/Travailleurs Non-Organises

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1981
  31. Connexions
    Volume 7, Number 3 - July 1982 - Prairie Region/Region des Prairies

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  32. Connexions
    Volume 7, Number 4 - December 1982 - Housing

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1982
  33. Connexions
    Volume 8, Number 2 - Summer 1983 - Toward a New Economy

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1983
  34. Connexions
    Volume 9, Number 1 - Spring 1984 - Energy - A Digest of Resources and Groups for Social Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1984
  35. Connexions
    Volume 10, Number 1 - Spring 1986 - The Arts and Social Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1986
  36. Connexions
    Volume 11, Number 1 - Spring 1987 - A Digest of Resources and Groups for Social Change

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1987
  37. Connexions
    Volume 11, Number 2 - Winter 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1988
  38. Connexions Annual 1989
    A Social Change Sourcebook: Information and ideas about social and environmental alternatives

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    The Connexions Annual is simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives.
  39. Connexions Annual 1994
    A Sourcebook of Social and Environmental Alternatives

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1994
    Simultaneously a reference book and an introduction to the world of social and environmental alternatives. The bulk of the Annual is devoted to listings of grassroots groups. It also contains a series of introductory articles surveying a wide range of social and environmental issues and possibile alternatives.
  40. Connexions Annual Overview: Community, Urban, Housing
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1994
  41. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 1 - Fall 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1988
  42. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 2 - Issue 48 - Winter 1988-89 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  43. Connexions Digest
    Issue 50 - December 1989 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1989
  44. Connexions Digest
    Issue 51 - May 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  45. Connexions Digest
    Issue 52 - August 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  46. Connexions Digest
    Issue 54 - February 1992- A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1992
  47. Connexions Library: Community & Urban Focus
    Resource Type: Website
    Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on community and urban issues.
  48. Dark Age Ahead
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
    A dark age is a culture's dead end. Jacobs argues that our society is facing the coming of a dark age.
  49. Exploring Your Neighbourhood
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1984
    A guide for children to learn more about their neighbourhoods.
  50. Family Service Toronto
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  51. Fighting for Hope
    Organizing to Realize Our Dreams

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    Detailed information and advice on how to organize a group for social change.
  52. For the Common Good
    Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    The authors argue that America's growth-oriented, industrial economy has led to environmental problems and propose an alternative economic paradigm.
  53. The Great Turning
    From Empire to Earth Community

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
  54. Healing the Wounds
    The Promise of Ecofeminism

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
    An anthology of writings on ecofeminism.
  55. Home!
    A Bioregional Reader

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1990
    A guide to the vision and strategy of bioregionalism.
  56. Land and Community
    Crisis in Canada's Countryside

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1988
    Sim's thesis is that rural society is overlooked due to urban dependence upon "great associations," economies of scale, and other socio-cultural institutions of unmanageable size.
  57. Less Than 2 Dollars a Day
    A Christian View of World Poverty and Free Markets

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
  58. Men's Work
    How to Stop the Violence that Tears Our Lives Apart

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1992
    Helps men understand the spectrum of male violence and contains helpful exercises so they can make alternatives to violence.
  59. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 18, 2014
    The Commons

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 2014
    From its beginnings, one of capitalism's prime imperatives has been an all-out and never-ceasing assault on the Commons in all its manifestations. Common land, common water, public ownership -- anything rooted in the ancient human traditions of sharing and cooperation is anathema to an economic system that seeks to turn everything that exists into private property that can be exploited for profit. This issue of the Connexions Newsletter focuses on the Commons.
  60. The Psychic Grid
    How We Create the World We Know

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1983
  61. Remaking Society
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1989
  62. Resource Manual for A Living Revolution
    A Handbook of Skills & Tools for Social Change Activists

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1985
    A manual for people who are concerned or angered by the deterioration of our society and who, because they have some sense that their efforts can have an effect on change, are looking for tools to transform it. It is a working reference for those who are prepared to act to create a better life for themselves and others.
  63. Seven News
    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1970
    Seven News (7 News) was a community newspaper published in the area of Toronto east of downtown which at the time was known as Ward 7. Seven News was published from 1970 to 1985. Seven News is no longer publishing, but all issues of the paper have been scanned and are available on the Connexions website.
    Ward 7 covered the area of Toronto east of downtown, from Sherbourne Street to Logan Avenue, south of Bloor-Danforth, including Don Vale, Cabbagetown, Regent Park, Riverdale, St. Jamestown.
  64. Sex-Pol
    Essays 1929-1934

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1972
    Wilhelm Reich's writings from his Marxist period, outlining his thoughts about sexual and political liberation.
  65. Sources welcomes Commuto Inc.
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2008
    Commuto is an online social bartering network where members trade in person with other members in their cities, schools, workplaces or any other communities they create.
  66. Surviving America's Depression Epidemic
    How to Find Morale, Energy, and Community in a World Gone Crazy

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2007
    The rate of depression in the United States has increased more than tenfold in the last fifty years, and American mental health institutions have become part of the problem rather than the solution. The good news is that age-old wisdom and legitimate science -- uncorrupted by the profit-margin pressures of pharmaceutical and insurance companies -- have much to inform us about revitalizing depressed people and a depressing culture.
  67. Taking Action
    Working Together for Positive Change in Your Community

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1993
    Taking Action is a guide for people who do not think of themselves as activists, yet want to make positive changes in their community.
  68. Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2012
    Richard Sennett contends that "living with people who differ -- racially, ethnically, religiously, or economically -- is the most urgent challenge facing civil society today. We tend socially to avoid engaging with people unlike ourselves, and modern politics encourages the politics of the tribe rather than of the city."
  69. Wildness
    Resource Type: Film/Video
    Published: 2012
    The creativity and conflict that arises when queer avant-garde performance artists intersect with a community of transgender immigrant women at historic Los Angeles bar Silver Platter.

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