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Blessed Unrest

Author : Paul Hawken
ISBN : 9781101202326
Genre : Nature
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The New York Times bestselling examination of the worldwide movement for social and environmental change Paul Hawken has spent more than a decade researching organizations dedicated to restoring the environment and fostering social justice. From billion-dollar nonprofits to single-person dot.causes, these groups collectively comprise the largest movement on earth, a movement that has no name, leader, or location and that has gone largely ignored by politicians and the media. Blessed Unrest explores the diversity of the movement, its brilliant ideas, innovative strategies, and centuries of hidden history. A culmination of Hawken?s many years of leadership in the environmental and social justice fields, it will inspire all who despair of the world?s fate, and its conclusions will surprise even those within the movement itself.

Summary Blessed Unrest

Author : BusinessNews Publishing
ISBN : 9782511000236
Genre : Nature
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The must-read summary of Paul Hawken's book: “Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World Came into Being and Why No One Saw it Coming”. This complete summary of "Blessed Unrest" by Paul Hawken, a renowned author and activist, gives an overview of his account of the worldwide movement towards protecting the planet and correcting the mistakes made by humanity. It gives an optimistic view of humanity's future and the work done to promote environmental and social justice issues. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand the movement working on correcting the mistakes made by humanity • Expand your knowledge of environmental and social justice issues To learn more, read "Blessed Unrest" and discover the worldwide movement working for social justice and ecology.

Sara Bareilles The Blessed Unrest Songbook

Author : Sara Bareilles
ISBN : 9781480365230
Genre : Music
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(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook). "Brave" and 14 more songs comprise this matching piano/vocal/guitar folio to the 2013 album by California native singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles. Other songs on this, her fourth studio album, include: Cassiopeia * Chasing the Sun * December * Eden * Hercules * I Choose You * Islands * Little Black Dress * Manhattan * 1000 Times * Parking Lot * Root Down * Satellite Call * Wanna Be like Me.

The People S Bible

Author : Joseph Parker
Genre : Bible
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The Emerging Church

Author : Bruce Sanguin
ISBN : 9781770642997
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Realizing the importance of creating a practical guide for both ministers and congregations seeking to shift their congregational culture towards a progressive form of Christianity, Bruce Sanguin grounds The Emerging Church in the experience of his own congregation, Canadian Memorial United, as way to establish context and to share real-life examples. At the same time, he peppers the book with insights from leading edge science, including the science of emergence, chaos theory, quantum physics, field theory, spiral dynamics, and evolutionary science. Download the spiral dynamics charts Spiral Dynamics Chart and Spiral Dynamics by Don Beck. Written in language lay people can understand, The Emerging Church is filled with no-nonsense, realistic advice on the pitfalls and possibilities of following the vision of the emerging Christian way. Nudged by an evolutionary Spirit and drawn by the love of Christ into an emerging future, the church of the loving and living Christ may be the "best kept secret of our day." In The Emerging Church, Bruce Sanguin shares "the secret" with anyone and everyone willing to listen.

The Life Of Blessed Alphonsus Rodriguez

Author : Henry Foley
ISBN : OXFORD:600013742
Genre : Christian saints
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Urban Homesteading

Author : Rachel Kaplan
ISBN : 9781616080549
Genre : Gardening
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Teaches self-reliance, sustainability, and green living in urban areas, from growing food with limited space and making solar cookers to raising chickens.

Collaborative Commitments

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Cultivating An Ecological Conscience

Author : Frederick L. Kirschenmann
ISBN : 9780813139586
Genre : Nature
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Theologian, academic, and third-generation organic farmer Frederick L. Kirschenmann is a celebrated agricultural thinker. In the last thirty years he has tirelessly promoted the principles of sustainability and has become a legend in his own right. Cultivating an Ecological Conscience: Essays from a Farmer Philosopher documents Kirschenmann's evolution and his lifelong contributions to the new agrarianism in a collection of his greatest writings on farming, philosophy, and sustainability. Working closely with agricultural economist and editor Constance L. Falk, Kirschenmann recounts his intellectual and spiritual journey. In a unique blend of personal history, philosophical discourse, spiritual ruminations, and practical advice, Kirschenmann interweaves his insights with discussion of contemporary agrarian topics. This collection serves as an invaluable resource to agrarian scholars and introduces readers to an agricultural pioneer whose work has profoundly influenced modern thinking about food.

Sara Bareilles

Author : Sara Bareilles
ISBN : 1480353019
Genre : Music
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For voice and piano with chord symbols and guitar chord diagrams.

Hope And Hard Times

Author : Ted Bernard
ISBN : 1550924427
Genre : Political Science
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Successes and speed bumps on the road to sustainable communities.

A Whole Which Is Greater

Author : Paul Gilk
ISBN : 9781621894988
Genre : Philosophy
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In November 2010, Republican Scott Walker was elected Governor of Wisconsin. In something of a Tea Party sweep, the iconic Russ Feingold lost his seat in the U.S. Senate and the Wisconsin legislature became Republican in both chambers. In early 2011, Governor Walker announced a "budget repair bill" that, among other things, gutted collective bargaining rights for most public sector unions. Outraged citizens occupied the state capitol for weeks in an outpouring of opposition, the likes of which had not been seen in Wisconsin since the protests against the war in Vietnam in the 1960s. Various recall elections were held in the summer of 2011 (all in regard to the state senate), with another set of elections in June 2012; among them the governor's recall was paramount. Democrats regained control of the senate, but Scott Walker defeated Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett and kept the governor's mansion. Many Democrats were stunned by the failed recall. These essays probe that failure. Every contributor has a unique perspective, but lurking near the core of that probing are two key issues: the extent to which corporations have taken over government and whether ecological crises are revealing conventional politics as complicit in disaster.


Author : Rufus Ellis
ISBN : HARVARD:32044054747340
Genre : Congregational churches
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Dream Of A Nation

Author : Tyson Miller
ISBN : 9780615482262
Genre : Social Science
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Describes ideas and solutions to some of the most important social, economic, and environmental problems facing the United States in the twenty-first century.

The People S Bible Mark Luke

Author : Joseph Parker
ISBN : UIUC:30112037574453
Genre : Bible
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The Sustainability Champion S Guidebook

Author : Bob Willard
ISBN : 9781550924275
Genre : Business & Economics
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"Canadian sustainability expert Bob Willard, whp spent 34 years with IBM, offers a punchy, practical guide to leading change in your company in The Sustainability Champion's Guidebook. He presents a seven-step model of change, seven practices that sustainability champions in companies must follow, seven paradoxes they will face, and seven "derailers" to avoid. If you're interested in becoming a champion for sustainability in your company, this would offer useful guidance." - Harvey Schachter, The Globe and Mail This practical, easy-to-follow guidebook helps sustainability champions at any level in a company lead a transformation to a smarter, more successful, and more sustainable enterprise. The Sustainability Champion’s Guidebook outlines the transformational steps to take, tips and techniques to use, and derailers to avoid. Bob Willard’s previous books provide a financially relevant, compelling business case outlining why smart business executives should embrace sustainability. An expert on leadership, culture change, and organizational development, Willard distills lessons learned about cultural transformation and provides guidance on how to embed sustainability into corporate cultures. This guidebook is exceptionally easy to use, read, and consult. Each tip is self-contained within two facing pages. A change tip is presented on one page with a supporting sidebar or figure on its opposite, facing page. It is organized around four frameworks for easy reference: A seven-step sustainability change process Seven leadership practices to use during the change process Seven paradoxes that compliment the seven leadership practices Seven derailers to avoid This book is an indispensable tool for sustainability champions who are transforming their companies into more sustainable enterprises. Bob Willard uses his senior management experience from his thirty-four-year career at IBM to create a business case for corporate sustainability strategies. He has delivered hundreds of keynote presentations on the subject to corporations, consultants, academics, and NGOs worldwide. His two highly-acclaimed books, The Sustainability Advantage and The Business Case for Sustainability, are also available through New Society Publishers.

Aesthetic Sustainability

Author : Norman Lowe
ISBN : 9780578059761
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International Environmental Law Policy And Ethics

Author : Alexander Gillespie
ISBN : 9780191022470
Genre : Law
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This second edition of International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics revises and expands this groundbreaking study into the question of why the environment is protected in the international arena. This question is rarely asked because it is assumed that each member of the international community wants to achieve the same ends. However, in his innovative study of international environmental ethics, Alexander Gillespie explodes this myth. He shows how nations, like individuals, create environmental laws and policies which are continually inviting failure, as such laws can often be riddled with inconsistencies, and be ultimately contradictory in purpose. Specifically, he seeks a nexus between the reasons why nations protect the environment, how these reasons are reflected in law and policy, and what complications arise from these choices. This book takes account of the numerous developments in international environmental law and policy that have taken place the publication of the first edition, most notably at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development and the 2012 'Rio + 20' United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Furthermore, it addresses recent debates on the economic value of nature, and the problems of the illegal trade in species and toxic waste. The cultural context has also been considerably advanced in the areas of both intangible and tangible heritage, with increasing attention being given to conservation, wildlife management, and the notion of protected areas. The book investigates the ways in which progress has been made regarding humane trapping and killing of animals, and how, in contrast, the Great Apes initiative, and similar work with whales, have failed. Finally, the book addresses the fact that while the notion of ecosystem management has been embraced by a number of environmental regimes, it has thus far failed as an international philosophy.

Community Practice Skills

Author : Dorothy N Gamble
ISBN : 9780231520928
Genre : Social Science
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Dorothy N. Gamble and Marie Weil differentiate among a range of intervention methods to provide a comprehensive and effective guide to working with communities. Presenting eight distinct models grounded in current practice and targeted toward specific goals, Gamble and Weil take an unusually inclusive step, combining their own extensive experience with numerous case and practice examples from talented practitioners in international and domestic settings. The authors open with a discussion of the theories for community work and the values of social justice and human rights, concerns that have guided the work of activists from Jane Addams and Martin Luther King Jr. to Cesar Chavez, Wangari Maathai, and Vandana Shiva. They survey the concepts, knowledge, and perspectives influencing community practice and evaluation strategies. Descriptions of eight practice models follow, incorporating real-life case examples from many parts of the world and demonstrating multiple applications for each model as well as the primary roles, competencies, and skills used by the practitioner. Complexities and variations encourage readers to determine, through comparative analysis, which model at which time best fits the goals of a community group or organization, given the context, culture, social, economic, and environmental issues and opportunities for change. An accompanying workbook stressing empowerment strategies and skills development is also available from Columbia University Press.

Beyond Tribalism

Author : Celia de Anca
ISBN : 9781137000934
Genre : Business & Economics
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In the past, neo-tribalism in a Western context has been feared as leading to blindness or irrationality. In today's business world, tribalism represents a conscious separation of the individual ego for the good of the community. This is the key to understanding the success of the most innovative businesses in the 21st century.

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