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Form of Social Urbansim By Cody Rapai
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William McDonough brought up in his book, Cradle to Cradle the idea to design for the “safety and well being of all children of all species for all time.” In the book, McDonough and his... More > co-author, Michael Braungart, focus mainly on chemical engineering and architectural practices. In order to obtain any kind of environmental sustainability this world must also strive for social and economic sustainability. These forms of sustainability create positive feedback loops that ensure economical solutions for health and happiness of all people. The solution to these flawed design decisions cannot be solved entirely through the change in components or materials. Through insights and design principles from people like Jane Jacobs, Wendell Berry and Andres Duany, a form-based design focused around agriculture in devastated post-industrial cities can create vibrant dense neighborhoods with employment and food security.< Less
Practical Living By Matthew Haynes
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In "Practical Living", the author goes over an essential guideline to life. He covers everything from sex to hell, to drugs and back again. Politics and current affairs with their all... More > important power struggles were also well covered. All that your parents were too busy to teach is in this book. People tend to be attracted to what they don't know. Power breeds greed, and ultimately violence for those who stand uneducated on the subject. It possesses some mighty handsome qualities for those unaware of the end result. Not only is it a parental responsibility to educate but a social one as well. Community leaders and activists need to show the way to a better life. In our future, we hope this book does all its meant to with enlightening the public. Readers need to keep in mind the healthy concepts written. A good read for all ages and a healthy guideline to life itself.< Less
Practical Living By Matthew Haynes
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In "Practical Living", the author goes over an essential guideline to life. He covers everything from sex to hell, to drugs and back again. Politics and current affairs with their all... More > important power struggles were also well covered. All that your parents were too busy to teach is in this book. People tend to be attracted to what they don't know. Power breeds greed, and ultimately violence for those who stand uneducated on the subject. It possesses some mighty handsome qualities for those unaware of the end result. Not only is it a parental responsibility to educate but a social one as well. Community leaders and activists need to show the way to a better life. In our future, we hope this book does all its meant to with enlightening the public. Readers need to keep in mind the healthy concepts written. A good read for all ages and a healthy guideline to life itself.< Less
Social Practice Zines: Forms / Approaches / Strategies, Craft, Tips for Effectiveness, and Frequent Systems and Topics By Ellen Mueller
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This PDF is meant to be printed double-sided on 8.5"x11" paper to create four folded quarter-page zines. These zines discuss the forms, approaches, and strategies; intersection of craft;... More > tips for effectiveness; and frequently used systems and topics related to social practice. These zines are all licensed with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License. This license lets others remix, tweak, and build upon this work non-commercially, as long as they credit me and license their new creations under the identical terms.< Less
Writing Your First Book: A Practical Guide for New Authors In Management, Business or Social Sciences By David Clutterbuck
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A practical guide for new authors in management, business or social sciences
Perspectives and Practice in Widening Participation in the Social Sciences (C-SAP Monograph 3) By David Jary & Rob Jones
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The aim of the present volume is especially to inform the widening participation practice of social science departments. As well as providing an overview of national Widening Participation policies... More > and practice, it seeks to deploy the analytical perspectives of social science in critically appraising aspects of these policies. Although primarily aimed at social scientists as teachers and researchers, the hope is that the volume should also interest those outside the social sciences who are concerned with widening participation.< Less
Perspectives and Practice in Widening Participation in the Social Sciences (C-SAP Monograph 3) By David Jary & Rob Jones
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The aim of the present volume is especially to inform the widening participation practice of social science departments. As well as providing an overview of national Widening Participation policies... More > and practice, it seeks to deploy the analytical perspectives of social science in critically appraising aspects of these policies. Although primarily aimed at social scientists as teachers and researchers, the hope is that the volume should also interest those outside the social sciences who are concerned with widening participation.< Less
Developmental Social Work in Disability Issues: Research and Practice for Promoting Participation in Rural Sri Lanka By Masateru Higashida
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In this ambitious book composed of the author’s published articles, he develops practical and theoretical frameworks for social work in disability issues. He explores practical strategies for... More > promoting social and economic participation of disabled people from the perspective of developmental social work, whilst examining the situation of their socioeconomic participation in rural Sri Lanka. Based on these theoretical and practical frameworks, together with policy analysis of community-based rehabilitation (CBR), the field research was undertaken collaboratively with local stakeholders in three districts. The findings suggest that developmental social work practices, including an indigenous approach, social investment, and a multi-sectoral approach, could address the vicious cycle of inadequate education, poverty, and marginalisation. This book also explores the implications of these findings for policy and practice in other contexts.< Less
Developmental Social Work in Disability Issues: Research and Practice for Promoting Participation in Rural Sri Lanka By Masateru Higashida
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In this ambitious book composed of the author’s published articles, he develops practical and theoretical frameworks for social work in disability issues. He explores practical strategies for... More > promoting social and economic participation of disabled people from the perspective of developmental social work, whilst examining the situation of their socioeconomic participation in rural Sri Lanka. Based on these theoretical and practical frameworks, together with policy analysis of community-based rehabilitation (CBR), the field research was undertaken collaboratively with local stakeholders in three districts. The findings suggest that developmental social work practices, including an indigenous approach, social investment, and a multi-sectoral approach, could address the vicious cycle of inadequate education, poverty, and marginalisation. This book also explores the implications of these findings for policy and practice in other contexts.< Less
People in Social Organisations and Enterprises. Motivation, Knowledge Transfer and Situated Learning in Their Communities of Practice By Christopher Whitworth & Zbigniew Zontek
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This book functions as a research monograph about people. Specifically why and how do people help others? What do they do, how and why do they get involved, who do they learn from, and teach, also... More > what do they learn and share? Restating this research question in academic English: What motivates individuals to join and take part in social enterprise’s and other organizations, what behaviours do they exhibit, do they join or form groups that can be labelled as “communities of practice”, and do they undertake and deliver situated learning, as part of their knowledge transfer processes? The topic has been studied qualitatively via interpretative phenomenological analysis and related methodologies. Over 30 interviews, from disparate groups in the UK and Poland have been analysed in depth. The outcome has been to identify common factors in individuals behaviours, motivations and interactions.< Less

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