Teaching Texts

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Teaching Texts

A number of our titles are texts that are used for teaching in universities, colleges and schools.

Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy and Logic and Knowledge by Bertrand Russell, for example, feature in philosophy reading lists. Community Development in Theory and Practice is a standard text on some community development courses.

Here we list all our teaching text titles for you to browse.

<span style='font-size: 14px;'>Community Development in Theory </span>Community Development in Theory
and Practice: An International Reader
Edited by Gary Craig, Keith Popple and Mae Shaw

Since its establishment in 1966, the Community Development Journal has maintained its position as the leading international journal for practitioners, academics and policy-makers across the world. To celebrate its fortieth anniversary, the CDJ's Editorial Board commissioned three highly experienced members, two of them former editors, to bring together a representative sample of the best writing from the Journal. The thirty chapters in this volume, including an entirely new introductory contextual essay, are drawn from every corner of the world, demonstrating the richness and diversity of community development theory and practice. Despite this diversity, the changing foci of community development and the varying contexts in which it is practised, the chapters all reflect the commitment of community development theorists and practitioners to engage critically with the key values of social justice -- equality, fairness, participatory development and respect for difference. This book will become a key text for those concerned with implementing these values in practice.

Sue Kenny - Community Development Journal, vol 45, no 1, January 2010

Price: 15.00

352 pages | Paperback
ISBN: 978 0 85124 7304


<span style='font-size: 14px;'>No More Hiroshimas</span>No More Hiroshimas
Written and translated by James Kirkup

In his new preface, James Kirkup explains the genesis of this little collection:

'These poems all have their roots in one late afternoon at the land workers’ hostel outside Ponteland, Northumberland. As we entered the hostel we got the news that the first American Atom Bomb had been dropped on Japan, on the city of Hiroshima. It was the first time we had heard of that place that was to become a universal symbol of man’s inhumanity towards his fellow men.

Read reviews of this book by:
David Burnett
David Krieger

Read the poem No More Hiroshimas

For a full archive of this author's work see
The James Kirkup Collection.

Price: 6.99

72 pages | ISBN: 978 0 85124 6895
Poetry | Paperback


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