Just and Lasting Change When Communities Own Their Futures

ISBN-10: 0801868254
ISBN-13: 9780801868252
Edition: 2002
List price: $29.00
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Description: This guide shows how to transform communities rapidly in locally appropriate ways. The authors have been present at key events and worked with key thinkers in dealing with the forces of inequity, environmental change and globalisation.

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Book details

List price: $29.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 2/27/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 368
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

This guide shows how to transform communities rapidly in locally appropriate ways. The authors have been present at key events and worked with key thinkers in dealing with the forces of inequity, environmental change and globalisation.

Mark Allen Zabawa is a counselor and patient monitor for a large hospital. He suffers from bipolar disorder and has led dozens of support groups for those with mental health problems. He is the author of Living with Chronic Pain One Day at a Time and A Restful Mind: Daily Mediatations for Enhancing Mental Health. Zabawa lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Foreword
Prologue
Introduction
The Claim: A Just and Lasting Future Is Achievable
Getting Started: Positive Change Is Possible
Synopsis of SEED-SCALE
Making a Large and Lasting Impact
Our Maturing Understanding of Community Change
Assuring Accountability through Better Paperwork
A Crisis Can Become an Opportunity
Historical Demonstrations
Ding Xian: The First Example of Community-Based Development
Kerala: Development without Wealth
The Adirondacks: An Evolving Balance between People and Nature
Narangwal: The Role of Conceptual and Cultural Breakthroughs
Evidence from the Community Level
Curitiba, Brazil: A Better Pattern for Cities
Jamkhed, India: The Evolution of a World Training Center
Gadchiroli, India: Addiction as a Barrier to Development
Kakamega, Kenya: A Promising Start Derailed
The White Mountain Apache, United States: Reclaiming Self-Determination
Large-Scale Applications
Urban Agriculture: A Powerful Engine for Sustainable Cities
Peru: Communities and Government Learning to Work Together
Tibet, China: Integrating Conservation with Development
China's Model Counties: Going to Scale with Health Care
SEED-SCALE Handbooks
SEED-SCALE Principles and Criteria
Community-Based Action through SEED
How to Go to SCALE
Conclusion: Patterns for Action
Notes
Acknowledgments
Authors and Contributors
Index

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