Hope and Hard Times: Communities, Collaboration and Sustainability

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New Society Publishers, Jan 1, 2010 - Political Science - 336 pages
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Successes and speed bumps on the road to sustainable communities.
 

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If you're interested in how community and sustainabiliy are linked, this would be the book to get you started. It is informative and witten with a passion that draws both from the heart and the ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Hard Times
13
Hard Times
14
Striving For Home Community Collaboration and Sustainability
29
The Journey Back
43
Step Out Boldly Monday Creek Ohio
44
Into the Eighth Generation Monhegan Island Maine
64
Ever Vulnerable The Eastern Shore of Virginia
90
The Eyes of the World Are Upon Us Plumas County California
191
Blowback on Sustainability? Chattanooga Tennessee
215
An Improbable Wilderness Sustaining People and Nature in Chicago
237
Hope
255
Retracing the Path
256
The Sacred Hoop and the Genius That Invents the Future
281
Notes
287
Index
313

Millennia of Resilience The Menominee Indians of Wisconsin
114
Gathering the Borderlands The Sky Islands of the Southwest
138
Healing Relationships Healing Landscapes The Mattole Valley California
165
About the Author
325
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About the author (2010)

Ted Bernard is a professor of the Environmental Studies Graduate Program at University of Ohio. He is a lifelong environmental activist who has spent over 35 years teaching, writing and organizing for numerous causes. He is the co-author of The Ecology of Hope.

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