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Civic Revolutionaries

Igniting the Passion for Change in America's Communities

Εκδότης: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9780470447642
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 288
Διαστάσεις: 23x2x16
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2004

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "Civic Revolutionaries"

Civic Revolutionaries offers a practical guide for renewing the great American tradition of spirited, breakthrough community leadership. By their very nature, revolutionary leaders help their communities reconcile the competing values on which our nation was built: individualism and community, freedom and responsibility, trust and accountability, economy and society. Like the Founders, today's civic revolutionaries are extraordinary leaders who are deeply committed to place, not just to specific issues or constituencies. They provide the vital spark, inspiring others who must ultimately own the revolution if it is to be successful. Written for leaders in business, government, education, and community, Civic Revolutionaries features practical guidance and in-depth case studies from communities across the country. The book provides tested advice to both new and seasoned leaders and draws essential lessons from the American revolutionary tradition to demonstrate how to become an effective leader within the community. Read a Charity Channel review: http://charitychannel.com/publish/templates/?a=294&z=25

Συγγραφέας/εις: Henton Douglas, Melville John G., Walesh Kimberly A.
ISBN: 9780470447642
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 29/07/2004
Εκδότης: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback
Σελίδες: 288
Τόπος έκδοσης: Chichester
Χώρα έκδοσης: United Kingdom
Βάρος βιβλίου: 464 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 23x2x16 cm
Λεπτομέρειες εικονογράφησης: black & white illustrations


Dedication ix Foreword xiBecky Morgan Acknowledgments xiii The Authors xvii Introduction: The Creative Tensions of the Continuing American Experiment 1 1. Individual and Community: Creating Common Purpose 21 2. Trust and Accountability: Building Webs of Responsibility 59 3. Economy and Society: Strengthening the Vital Cycle 89 4. People and Place: Making the Creative Connection 127 5. Change and Continuity: Creating Vigilance for Renewal 157 6. Idealism and Pragmatism: Building Resilience of Place 197 7. The Rise of the New Civic Revolutionaries: Answering the Call to Stewardship 231 References 245 Index 251

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