More Precious Than Light

Author: Margreet van den Brink
Publisher: Hawthorn Press
ISBN: 9781869890834
Size: 36.40 MB
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More Precious Than Light from the Author: Margreet van den Brink. Profound changes are taking place as people awaken to the experience of the Christ in themselves, and through significant human encounter. As tradition fades, true individuation emerges through personal and social growth. One practical way is to build relationships through helping conversations, through dialogue, through exploring heartfelt questions which can lead to transforming personal insights.

Schools And Communities

Author: John West-Burnham
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 185539233X
Size: 45.50 MB
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Schools And Communities from the Author: John West-Burnham. This is very important book that is a must read-for anyone involded in the implementation of the Children's Act, Children's Centres and extended schools and in developing community based strategies to support educational improvement

The Little Book Of Transformative Community Conferencing

Author: David Anderson Hooker
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1680991671
Size: 63.59 MB
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The Little Book Of Transformative Community Conferencing from the Author: David Anderson Hooker. When conflicts become ingrained in communities, people lose hope. Dialogue is necessary but never sufficient, and often actions prove inadequate to produce substantial change. Even worse, chosen actions create more conflict because people have different lived experiences, priorities, and approaches to transformation. So what’s the story? In The Little Book of Transformative Community Conferencing, David Anderson Hooker offers a hopeful, accessible approach to dialogue that: Integrates several practice approaches including restorative justice, peacebuilding, and arts Creates welcoming, non-divisive spaces for dialogue Names and maps complex conflicts, such as racial tensions, religious divisions, environmental issues, and community development as it narrates simple stories Builds relationships and foundations for trust needed to support long-term community transformation projects And results in the crafting of hopeful, future-oriented visions of community that can transform relationships, resource allocation, and structures in service of communities’ preferred narratives. The Little Book Transformative Community Conferencing will prove valuable and timely to mediators, restorative justice practitioners, community organizers, as well as leaders of peacebuilding and change efforts. It presents an important, stand-alone process, an excellent addition to the study and practice of strategic peacebuilding, restorative justice, conflict transformation, trauma healing, and community organizing. This book recognizes the complexity of conflict, choosing long-term solutions over inadequate quick fixes. The Transformative Community Conferencing model emerges from the author’s thirty years of practice in contexts as diverse as South Sudan; Mississippi; Greensboro, North Carolina; Oakland, California; and Nassau, Bahamas.

Building Safer Communities

Author: Urbano Fra Paleo
Publisher: IOS Press
ISBN: 1607500469
Size: 33.46 MB
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Building Safer Communities from the Author: Urbano Fra Paleo. This book is a collection of essays, bringing together seventeen contributions from different disciplines, with various but complementary points of view, to discuss the directions and key components of risk governance. Some of the many issues of interest to risk scholars addressed in this work include: the analysis of proactive approaches to the governance of risk from natural hazards; approaches to broaden the scope of public policies related to the management of risks from natural hazards, including emergency and environmental management, community development and spatial planning. The texts further explore how spatial planning can contribute to risk governance by influencing the occupation of hazard-prone areas, and review the central role of emergency management in risk policy. This work will contribute significantly to the augmentation of the conceptual framework of risk governance and increase the awareness of practitioners and decision-makers to the need to adopt proactive policies, leading to a more integrated, participative, and adaptive governance that can respond more efficiently to the increasing uncertainty resulting from escalating risk exposure and global environmental change.

Participatory Dialogue

Author: Minu Hemmati
Publisher: United Nations Publications
ISBN: 9789211302592
Size: 59.35 MB
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Participatory Dialogue from the Author: Minu Hemmati. Social integration was identified as one of three main objectives of development at the World Summit for Social Development in 1995, together with poverty eradication and employment creation. This publication explores the goal of social integration and related concepts, the role and principles of participatory dialogue in creating more socially cohesive societies, and provides practical examples of participatory dialogue use and practices. It also considers the global trends that are influencing social integration dynamics and examines the key elements essential to creating societies that are resilient to social tension and disintegration.

The Magic Of Dialogue

Author: Daniel Yankelovich
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684865661
Size: 79.76 MB
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The Magic Of Dialogue from the Author: Daniel Yankelovich. An exploration of the benefits of effective dialogue for leadership within contemporary business structures, containing a less hierarchical structure, offers fifteen strategies for developing the disciplined communication that can tighten focus, overcome mistrust, and solve problems. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.