Recommended from the “Conversation with John and Peter: The Future of Families” September 6, 2011

John McKnight

Exemplary Materials for Designing a Community Building Initiative in a Neighborhood      (Evanston, IL: Asset Based Community Development Institute, 2011)

Materials developed cooperatively by The Woodlawn Organization, a Chicago neighborhood organization, and the Asset Based Community Development Institute of Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. One approach to community building, designed for a particular neighborhood, which should be adapted or revised so materials will be appropriate for any other neighborhood where they are used. If you proceed to initiate a community building initiative that generally follows the methods described here, we would like to know about your project so we can learn together. Contact John at jlmabcd@aol.com.

Russell Ackoff and Daniel Greenberg

Turning Learning Right Side Up: Putting Education Back on Track (paperback)     (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2011)

Russell Ackoff and Sheldon Rovin

Redesigning Society    (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2003)

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