Social ecology & change
21st Century Garden Cities of To-MorrowA ManifestoPhilip Ross and Yves Cabannes
In 1898, Garden Cities of To-morrow – the peaceful path to reform was published. The movement it sparked led to the first-ever Garden City, Letchworth (UK). More recently, a former mayor of Letchworth, Philip Ross, joined the urban planner Yves Cabannes to write this book, a 21st-century update of the original.
Adam CurleRadical PeacemakerTom Woodhouse and John Paul Lederach£9.99
This book captures Adam Curle’s core contributions in an accessible, edited form so that the breadth of his work can be introduced to a broader audience. It offers unique insights into the spiritual and external dimensions of making peace, and includes some striking personal poems from Adam himself.
Breathing with the Climate CrisisLin Bautze, Ueli Hurter & Johannes Kronenberg£5.00
A hopeful narrative about the climate crisis, a new, different perspective that could unleash the courage to act.
Common Wealthfor a free, equal, mutual and sustainable societyMartin Large
Just when ‘the market’ nearly took over all areas of life, the credit, climate and democratic crunches came along, challenging us to rebuild a society that works well for all. Common Wealth asks, ‘How can we build a more free, equal, mutual and sustainable society?’
Commons SenseCo-operative place making and the capturing of land value for 21st century Garden CitiesPat Conaty and Martin Large
How Garden City and Community Land Trust methods enable ‘associative democracy’ vision to be put into practice through the development of social-public partnerships.
Creative Place-Based Environmental EducationChildren and Schools as Ecopreneurs for ChangeJorunn Barane, Aksel Hugo, Morten Clemetsen£19.99
How can schools become creative hubs for enriching the community, for caring for nature, the landscape and place? This book presents the why, what and how of creative place-based education as action researched successfully by educators in Norway.
Free, Equal and MutualRebalancing Society for the Common Good£15.00
A centenary anthology that draws on Rudolf Steiner’s vision for a free, equal and mutual society, a threefold commonwealth. Twenty cutting edge articles by 13 contributors show how the social threefold social order offers practical alternatives to the prevailing neo-liberal social order.
Gardening for LifeThe Biodynamic WayMaria Thun£14.99
Biodynamic techniques recognise that plant life is intimately bound up with the life of the soil; that the soil itself is alive and that the degree of vitality influences the health of the crops. You will soon be able to grow quality produce which possesses vitality and has the highest flavour, through the nurture of the soil.
In Place of the SelfHow Drugs WorkRon Dunselman
Ron Dunselman sheds important light on addiction, so that both individuals and professionals can make more informed choices. Drawing on extensive research with drug users and his rehabilitation work as a psychologist, he offers remarkable insights.
Organisations with SoulA social path of schooling in the language of the human soulAdriaan Bekman
How can we connect more deeply with others at work? And connect more wholeheartedly with our work tasks, so as to create mutual support, respect, meaning and growth?
Peace JournalismJake Lynch and Annabel McGoldrick
Peace Journalism explains how most coverage of conflict unwittingly fuels further violence, and proposes workable options to give peace a chance.
Re-Imagining AmericaFinding Hope in Difficult TimesChristopher Schaefer Ph.D
Re-Imagining America analyses the ‘long emergency’ that is destroying the earth and human wellbeing. It suggests a practical vision of social change and personal growth for finding hope in difficult times.
Social EcologyApplying Ecological Understanding to Our Lives and Our Planet
Social Ecology addresses the burning question of how to apply ecological understanding to every aspect of our lives. The 27 contributors, all of whom have directly or indirectly contributed to the teaching of social ecology in Australia and beyond, share their experiences in this ‘coming of age’ anthology of keynote articles.