Kitchen Table Sustainability: Practical Recipes for Community Engagement with Sustainability

Kitchen Table Sustainability: Practical Recipes for Community Engagement with Sustainability

by Wendy Sarkissian, with Nancy Hofer, Yollana Shore, Steph Vajda
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1844076148

ISBN-13: 9781844076147

Pub. Date: 12/28/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Kitchen Table Sustainability offers a unique view of sustainability through the lens of community engagement. It takes sustainability out of the ivory towers of universities, government departments and planners to the kitchen tables of the world.

This practical guide distils decades of wisdom from community planning, engagement and sustainability practice

Overview

Kitchen Table Sustainability offers a unique view of sustainability through the lens of community engagement. It takes sustainability out of the ivory towers of universities, government departments and planners to the kitchen tables of the world.

This practical guide distils decades of wisdom from community planning, engagement and sustainability practice internationally into a user-friendly and engaging book that is both inspirational and packed with hands-on tools. The core of the book is a bottom-up approach to participatory community engagement and development, referred to as EATING, that consists of six components: Education, Action, Trust, Inclusion, Nourishment and Governance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844076147
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2008
Series:
Earthscan Tools for Community Planning Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Professor Peter Newman
�Perhaps the World Ends Here� by Jo Harjo
Preface

1: Introduction
2: The Sustainability Story
3: Community Engagement: A Pathway to Sustainability
4: The EATING Approach...
5: Education
6: Action
7: Trust
8: Inclusion
9: Nourishment
10: Governance
11: Conclusions, Challenges and a Way Forward

Index

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