29 book(s)

  • Placemaking with Children and Youth: Participatory Practices for Planning Sustainable Communities

    By Victoria Derr

     , Louise Chawla

     and Mara Mintzer

    $30 Paper

    Date: 09/18/2018

    ISBN: 9781613321003


    An illustrated, essential guide to engaging children and youth in the process of urban design

  • Works of Heart: Building Village Through the Arts

    By Lynne Elizabeth

     , Suzanne Young

    $28 Paper

    Date: 09/04/2018

    ISBN: 9781613320853


    Citizen artists revitalize place, celebrate culture, and inspire social change 

  • Conversations with Diego Rivera: The Monster in His Labyrinth

    By Alfredo Cardona Peña

    Translated by Alvaro Cardona-Hine

    $19.95 Paper

    Date: 07/09/2018

    ISBN: 9781613320280


    A year of weekly interviews (1949-1950) with artist Diego Rivera by poet Alfredo Cardona-Peña disclose Rivera’s iconoclastic views of life and the art world of that time. 

  • Homeboy Came to Orange: A Story of People's Power

    By Ernest Thompson

     and Mindy Thompson Fullilove

    Introduction by Coleman A. Young

    With a foreword by Dominic T. Moulden

    Epilogue by Molly Rose Kaufman

    $20 Paper

    Date: 05/01/2018

    ISBN: 9781613320327


    The story of a union organizer who found a second career in community organizing and helped a Jim Crow city become a better place.   

  • The Earth, the City, and the Hidden Narrative of Race

    By Carl C. Anthony

    $21.95 Paper

    Date: 10/10/2017

    ISBN: 9781613320211


    Carl Anthony interweaves urban history, racial justice, and cosmology with personal experiences as an architect/planner, environmentalist, and Black American. By connecting the struggles for social and racial justice to the universe story, it creates new story for out time. 

  • Beginner's Guide to Community-Based Arts, 2nd Edition

    Illustrated by Keith Knight

    By Matt Schwarzman

    $23.95 Paper

    Date: 09/12/2017

    ISBN: 9781613320242


    Ten transformative local arts projects come alive in this illustrated training manual for youth leaders and teachers. This energetic guidebook demonstrates the enormous power of art in grass-roots social change. 

  • Random Kindness and Senseless Acts of Beauty

    By Anne Herbert

     , Margaret Paloma Pavel

    Illustrated by Mayumi Oda

    Foreword by Desmond Tutu

    $12.95 Paper

    Date: 01/03/2017

    ISBN: 9781613320235


    A Haiku-like text with the message that each person can become an agent of goodness and beauty

  • Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America, And What We Can Do About It

    By Mindy Thompson Fullilove

    Foreword by Carlos F. Peterson

     and Mary Travis Bassett

    $19.95 Paper

    Date: 11/01/2016

    ISBN: 9781613320198


    Root Shock examines 3 different U.S. cities to unmask the crippling results of decades-old disinvestment in communities of color and the urban renenwal practices that ultimately destroyed these neighborhoods for the advantage of developers and the elite.  

  • Openings: A Memoir from the Women's Art Movement, New York City 1970-1992

    By Sabra Moore

    Foreword by Lucy R. Lippard

     and Margaret Randall

    $34.95 Paper

    Date: 10/25/2016

    ISBN: 9781613320181


    An account of the women's art movement in New York City from 1970 to 1992 and how these women created politically and personally effective art works, exhibitions, actions, and institutions 

  • Growing a Life: Teen Gardeners Harvest Food, Health, and Joy

    By Illéne Pevec

    $21.95 Paper

    Date: 09/27/2016

    ISBN: 9781613320174


    A testament to the influential nature of educational and community gardening programs for teens

  • Building Together: Case Studies in Participatory Planning and Community Building

    By Roger Katan

    with Ronald Shiffman

    $19.95 Paper

    Date: 10/07/2014

    ISBN: 9781613320167


    With Case studies of neighborhood developments from North and South America, Europe, and Africa that span more than forty years. This book offers a seminal treatise on the community based design practices of participatory planning an advocacy architecture.  

  • From Foreclosure to Fair Lending: Advocacy, Organizing, Occupy, and the Pursuit of Equitable Credit

    Edited by Chester Hartman

     , Gregory D. Squires

    $19.95 Paper

    Date: 10/15/2013

    ISBN: 9781613320136


    An examination of the limitations of the Occupy Wall Street protests and the challenges that remain

  • Urban Alchemy: Restoring Joy in America's Sorted-Out Cities

    By Mindy Thompson Fullilove

    $19.95 Paper

    Date: 06/04/2013

    ISBN: 9781613320105


    An identification of the problems of divided neighborhoods and nine tools that can mend them

  • Beyond Zuccotti Park: Freedom of Assembly and the Occupation of Public Space

    Edited by Ronald Shiffman

     , Rick Bell

     , Lance Jay Brown

     and Lynne Elizabeth

    $19.95 Paper

    Date: 10/02/2012

    ISBN: 9781613320099


    In the wake of the Occupy Wall Street movement, leading planers and social scientists examine public space today and freedom of assembly. 

  • Service-Learning in Design and Planning: Educating at the Boundaries

    Edited by Tom Angotti

     , Cheryl S Doble

     and Paula Horrigan

    $19.95 Paper

    Date: 12/10/2011

    ISBN: 9781613320013


    Urban planning and architecture educators challenge traditional community-university relationships by modeling meaningful and reciprocal partnerships. 

  • Acting Together II: Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict: Building Just and Inclusive Communities

    Edited by Cynthia Cohen

     , Roberto Gutiérrez Varea

     and Polly O. Walker

    $21.95 Paper

    Date: 12/01/2011

    ISBN: 9781613320006


     Acting Together, Volume ll, continues from where the first volume ends documenting exemplary peacebuilding performances in regions marked by social exclusion structural violence and dislocation. 

  • Acting Together I: Performance and the Creative Transformation of Conflict: Resistance and Reconciliation in Regions of Violence

    Edited by Cynthia Cohen

     , Roberto Gutiérrez Varea

     and Polly O. Walker

    With contributions by Dijana Milosevic

     and Charles Mulekwa

    $21.95 Paper

    Date: 07/22/2011

    ISBN: 9780981559391


    Courageous artists working in conflict regions describe exemplary peacebuilding performances and groundbreaking theory on performance for transformation of violence.

  • Awakening Creativity: Dandelion School Blossoms

    By Lily Yeh

    $34.95 Cloth

    Date: 06/01/2011

    ISBN: 9780981559377


    Awakening Creativity shows in gloriously illustrated detail how Lily Yeh guides a participatory process of artistic expression that uplifts a distressed community. Her open, joyful approach to artmaking is a model for building healthy cultural esteem.  

  • American Tensions: Literature of Identity and the Search for Social Justice

    Edited by William Reichard

    Foreword by Ted Kooser

    With contributions by Elizabeth Alexander

     , Linda Hogan

     and Sherman Alexie

    $19.95 Paper

    Date: 04/26/2011

    ISBN: 9780981559384


     This new anthology of contemporary American poetry, short fiction and nonfiction, explores issues of identity, oppression, injustice, and social change.

  • Asphalt to Ecosystems: Design Ideas for Schoolyard Transformation

    By Sharon Gamson Danks

    $39.95 Paper

    Date: 11/01/2010

    ISBN: 9780976605485


    Case Studies from North America, Scandinavia, Japan, and Great Britain demonstrate natural outdoor teaching environment that support hand-on learning in science, math, language, and art in ways that nurture healthy imagination and socialization 

  • What We See: Advancing the Observations of Jane Jacobs

    Edited by Stephen A. Goldsmith

     , Lynne Elizabeth

    $0 Paper

    Date: 05/01/2010

    ISBN: 9781613320709


    An enlivening discussion of critical issues affecting out cities and economics, What We See revises the insights of urban activist Jane Jacobs through the fresh observations of leading contemporary thinkings in many fields. 

  • By Heart: Poetry, Prison, and Two Lives

    By Judith Tannenbaum

     , Spoon Jackson

    $20 Paper

    Date: 04/01/2010

    ISBN: 9780981559353


     A two-person memoir that explores education, prison, possibility, and which children our world nurtures and which it shuns. At the books core are two stories that speak up for human imagination, spirit, and the power of art. 
     

  • Arts for Change: Teaching Outside the Frame

    By Beverly Naidus

    $19.95 Paper

    Date: 04/01/2009

    ISBN: 9780981559308


     Beverly Naidus shares her passion and strategies for teaching socially engaged art, offering, as well, a short history of the field and the candid views of more than thirty colleagues.

  • Art and Upheaval: Artists on the World's Frontlines

    By William Cleveland

    Foreword by Clarissa Estés

    $20.01 Paper

    Date: 08/01/2008

    ISBN: 9780976605461


    Author William Cleveland tells remarkable stories from Nothern Ireland, Cambodia, South Africa, United States (Watts, Lost Angeles), aboriginal Australia, and Serbia, about artist who resolve conflict and heal unspeakable trauma.  

  • Undoing the Silence: Six Tools for Social Change Writing

    By Louise Dunlap

    $21.95 Paper

    Date: 11/01/2007

    ISBN: 9780976605492


    Undoing the Silence offers guidance to help both citizens and professionals influence democratic process through letters, articles, reports and public testimony.
     

  • Building Commons and Community

    By Karl Linn

    $29.95 Cloth

    Date: 02/01/2007

    ISBN: 9780976605478


    Building Commons and Community documents 45 years of the late Karl Linn's legacy creating neighborhood spaces for communities and by communities.  In this richly-ilustrated landscape-format hardcover book, Linn presents his philosophies and practical wisdom.

  • New Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development

    By Arlene Goldbard

    $19.95 Paper

    Date: 10/01/2006

    ISBN: 9780976605454


    An inspiring, foundational book that defines the burgeoning field of community cultural development. 

  • Doing Time in the Garden: Life Lessons through Prison Horticulture

    By James Jiler

    $24.95 Cloth

    Date: 08/06/2006

    ISBN: 9780976605423


    Inspiring firsthand account of how in-prison vocational training programs at Riker's Island Jail lead to meaningful post-release employment and reduce recidivism - the Green House and GreenTeam run by James Jiler for the Horticultural Society of New York. 

  • Performing Communities: Grassroots Ensemble Theaters Deeply Rooted in Eight U.S. Communities

    By Robert H. Leonard

     , Ann Kilkelly

    Introduction by Jan Cohen-Cruz

    Edited by Linda Frye Burnham

    $19.95 Paper

    Date: 04/01/2006

    ISBN: 9780976605447


    Ensemble theater is one of the vibrant, meaningful American performance forms today. It's more than art- it's a social movement.