Peace and Power: Building Communities for the Future

Peace and Power: Building Communities for the Future

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Overview

Peace and Power: Building Communities for the Future by Peggy L. Chinn

Many people are seeking alternative ways to build meaningful relationships and effective ways of working together in various communities and groups. Peace and power processes, as presented in this book, are designed to create movement away from practices that alienate and oppress toward practices that nurture and empower. Peace and Power: Building Communities for the Future can serve as a handbook to inspire ways of living your values in work groups, voluntary community action groups, and even at home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763714185
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 08/11/2000
Series: Other Nursing Titles of Interest Ser.
Edition description: 5TH
Pages: 106
Product dimensions: 5.78(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.15(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsvi
Preface to the 5th Editionvii
1Introduction1
2What It's All About: PEACE6
3How We Get There From Here: POWER11
4Doing It: Making the Commitment17
5Principles of Solidarity: Foundations for Building Community25
6Processes for Gatherings33
7Turning It Over: Rotating Leadership and Responsibility40
8Value-Based Decision-Building49
9Stepping from Here to There: Closing61
10Valuing Diversity and Solidarity: Conflict Transformation73
11Period Pieces89
12Classrooms, Committees, and Institutional Constraints93
13Epilogue101
Bibliography105

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