The Better World Handbook: Small Changes That Make A Big Difference

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New Society Publishers, Feb 1, 2007 - Business & Economics - 320 pages
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The definitive guide for people wanting to make a positive difference in the world.
 

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this book is REALLY informative and interesting... i HIGHLY recommend it... the better world shopping guide is a TOTALLY different book... im glad i have both because the handbook is very indepth on a ... Read full review

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Some of the info in this book wasn't relevant to Canadians but overall it had practical ideas. I'm happy to say that I am already doing everything I can possible do that was suggested in the book. I'm ... Read full review

Contents

Building A Better World
1
The Seven Foundations Of A Better World
13
Actions For A Better World
57
Shopping
73
Food
85
Personal
97
Friends Family
111
Community
129
Media
195
Politics
213
Transportation
233
Travel
245
Organizations
261
The Top Ten Actions For A Better World
280
Notes
281
Action Checklist
291

Spirituality Religion
143
Home
163
Work
181
About The Authors
295
Index
297
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Ellis Jones has been teaching students to make a difference in the world for the past 15 years. A scholar of social responsibility, social change and everyday activism, he founded and directs the Better World Network, giving presentations throughout the US. He currently teaches sociology at University of California, Davis. Brett Johnson has been a dedicated member of the environmental and simple living movements for years. He coordinates his apartment complex's composting program, leads voluntary simplicity workshops, and is currently researching the voluntary simplicity movement in the U.S. Brett is currently teaching sociology at Luther College in Iowa. Brett Johnson has been a dedicated member of the environmental and simple living movements for years. He coordinates his apartment complex's composting program, leads voluntary simplicity workshops, and is currently researching the voluntary simplicity movement in the U.S. Brett is currently teaching sociology at Luther College in Iowa.

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