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  1. Alternate Societies
    A brief survey on intentional community in European history

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1993
    A brief outline of the history of attempts in western society to create living arrangements which would complement, and in some cases further, efforts to become economically independent.
  2. Artscape
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  3. Brandon University
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  4. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 1, Number 3

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

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  6. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 1, Number 6 - March 1977

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  7. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 2, Number 2

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  8. Canadian Information Sharing Service
    Volume 2, Number 5 - December 1977

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1977
  9. Catch your dreams - utopia is possible!
    While Marinaleda has its flaws, it reminds us that alternative economic models are not only possible, they already exist.

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2014
    Amid Spain's general depression, Marinaleda - an Andalucian town sometimes dubbed the 'communist utopia' - is bucking the moribund trend with a heady mixture of direct action, community-level democracy, cooperation and mutual aid.
  10. Citizens Participate - An Action Guide for Public Issues.
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1974
  11. Citizenship and Immigration cuts to racialized organizations are unconscionable
    Sources News Release

    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2011
    NARCC condemns the cuts to community organizations by Citizenship and
    Immigration Canada. The cuts to organizations that specifically serve racialized newcomers to Canada in Toronto, Ontario are unwarranted.
  12. Communitas
    Means of Livelihood and Ways of Life

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1960
    Visions of urban life.
  13. Community Development Corporations: An Information Kit
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1978
  14. Community development curriculum
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1990
  15. 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.
  16. Connexions
    Volume 4, Number 2 - March 1979 - Native Rights/Les Droits des Autochtones

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

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

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1980
  19. Connexions
    Volume 6, Number 3 - September 1981 - Atlantic Development/Le Developpement Atlantique

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

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

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1983
  22. Connexions
    Volume 10, Number 1 - Spring 1986 - The Arts and Social Change

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

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

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1988
  25. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 1 - Fall 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1988
  26. Connexions Digest
    Issue 51 - May 1990 - A Social Change Sourcebook

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

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    Published: 1990
  28. Exploring Your Neighbourhood
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1984
    A guide for children to learn more about their neighbourhoods.
  29. Family Service Toronto
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  30. First Person Plural
    A Community Development Approach to Social Change

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1994
    Smith provides an account of his experiences and addresses the ways of building an effective and democratic orgranization to bring about social transformation. Useful for those interested in adult education, community development and political action.
  31. From The Roots Up: Economic Development As If Community Mattered
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1987
  32. 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.
  33. Learning from our History
    Community Development by Immigrant Women in Ontario 1958 - 1986

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1986
  34. Learning from our History
    Community Development By Immigrant Women in Ontario 1958- 1986

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1986
  35. The Lichen Factor
    The Quest for Community Development in Canada

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
  36. Making Change
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1977
    How to effect community change as an individual or as a member of a support group, a neighborhood organization, a board of directors, or other political group. Organizing skills, conflict diagnosis and resolution, communication skills, and running meetings are a few of the skills described in the context of neighbourhood/community change.
  37. MiningWatch Canada
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization
  38. Naming the Moment: Book Review
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 1990
    A review of Naming the Moment: Political Analysis for Action: A Manual for Community Groups.
  39. New Age Business
    Community Corporations That Work

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1986
  40. 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.
  41. Relentless Persistence
    Nonviolent Action in Latin America

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1991
    There is in Latin America a tradition of "firmeza permanente," relentless persistence, which has enabled the people to preserve parts of their culture during five centuries of conquest and oppression.
  42. A Self-management Approach to Housing
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2002
    Community land trusts (CLTs) have been formed in a number of communities in the USA in response to either disinvestment or gentrification. The CLT acquires land to take it permanently off the market and make it available for the use of the community. As a democratic organization, the CLT is intended to empower the community in determining what is done with land in that area. The CLT may rehab existing buildings, build new houses or apartment buildings, or do other types of development work.
  43. 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."
  44. Toward Sustainable Communities
    Resources for Citizens and their Governments

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1998
    The way our urban communities develop will largely determine our success or failure in overcoming environmental challenges and achieving sustainable development. Toward Sustainable Communities offer practical suggestions and innovative solutions to a wide range of municipal and community problems.
  45. Understanding Your Community
    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 1969
  46. Yonge Street Mission
    Media Profile in Sources

    Resource Type: Organization

Experts on Community Development in the Sources Directory

  1. Community of Sahelo-Saharan States
  2. East African Community
  3. Family Service Toronto
  4. World Bank

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