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Kitchen Table Sustainability free pdf Real positive change in the quest for a sustainable world begins at the local level, on the ground. Yet the prospect of participating in building sustainable communities can be daunting. "Kitchen Table Sustainability" offers a unique view on sustainability through the lens of community engagement. It takes sustainability and community development 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 from around the world 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 6 components: Education, Action, Trust, Inclusion, Nourishment and Governance. This approach develops communites' ability to participate and gives readers the knowledge, vocabulary, tools and confidence to engage in bringing sustainability to the forefront of community planning and development.It shows how anyone, anywhere can take charge of pursuing sustainability within their community. It is written in an engaging conversational style by experienced practitioners. It offers hands-on, practical methods, tools and advice based on decades of experience which are applicable to any situation, context and scale of development. It provides in-depth analysis of international cases studies, boxed examples and engaging illustrations.

About Wendy Sarkissian

Wendy Sarkissian PhD, a planning practitioner, academic and speaker, has co-authored many award-winning books on planning and community engagement. Nancy Hofer is a planning postgraduate student at the University of British Columbia. Yollana Shore is a community engagement practitioner, therapist and entrepreneur. Steph Vajda is a community cultural development practitioner based in Brisbane, Australia. Cathy Wilkinson, based in Sweden, provides sustainable planning advice to city governments across the world.

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Author : Wendy Sarkissian
Publisher : Earthscan Ltd
Data Published : 24 October 2008
ISBN : 1844076148
EAN : 9781844076147
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 373 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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