Here is a list of the best Community books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!
- Community: The Structure of Belonging (2018)
- The Art of Community: Seven Principles for Belonging (2016)
- Called to Community: The Life Jesus Wants for His People (2016)
- Foundations for Population Health in Community/Public Health Nursing (2017)
- Community: Taking Your Small Group Off Life Support (Re: Lit Books) (2011)
- Community/Public Health Nursing: Promoting the Health of Populations (2018)
- Created for Community: Connecting Christian Belief with Christian Living (2015)
- Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism (2016)
- Deaf Culture: Exploring Deaf Communities in the United States (2016)
- Community and Public Health Nursing: Evidence for Practice (2015)
- Living into Community: Cultivating Practices That Sustain Us (2011)
- Community Based Corrections (2016)
- Foundations of Nursing in the Community: Community-Oriented Practice (2013)
As a response to the increasing violence in our culture, the widening ideological divides, and the growing gap in economic well-being, there is greater awareness that a deeper sense of community is desperately needed. But even as we acknowledge the need to build community, the dominant on-the-ground practices about how to engage people, civically and organizationally, remain essentially unchanged.
Strong cultures help people support one another, share their passions, and achieve big goals. And such cultures of belonging aren’t just happy accidents – they can be purposefully cultivated, whether they’re in a company, a faith institution or among friends and enthusiasts.
2017 Illumination Book Awards, Christian Living 2017 Benjamin Franklin Award in Religion, Independent Book Publishers Association And what can be done about it? The answer lies in the hands of God’s people. Increasingly, today’s Christians want to be the church, to follow Christ together in daily life. From every corner of society, they are daring to step away from the status quo and respond to Christ’s call to share their lives more fully with one another and with others.
Get the essential information you need to know about population health and community health nursing! includes concise, focused coverage of community health nursing ― from nursing roles and care settings to vulnerable population groups. The book uses a practical, community-oriented approach and places an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention.
Community: Taking Your Small Group Off Life Support (Re: Lit Books) (2011)
This guide for churches brings wisdom and practical insight into growing a gospel-centered, small-group ministry.
Give your students a complete guide to community health nursing! provides a unique, upstream preventive focus and a strong social justice approach, all in a concise, easy-to-read text. Covering the nurses’ role in promoting community health, it shows how students can take an active role in social action and health policy – emphasizing society’s responsibility to protect all human life and ensuring that diverse and vulnerable populations have their basic health needs met.
Created for Community: Connecting Christian Belief with Christian Living (2015)
This revised edition of a classic college-level introduction to theology presents the core doctrines of the Christian faith, encouraging readers to connect belief with everyday life. Stanley Grenz, one of the leading evangelical scholars of his era, and Jay Smith, an expert on Grenz’s theological legacy, construct a helpful theology that is biblical, historical, and contemporary.
The full magnitude of Benedict Anderson’s intellectual achievement is still being appreciated and debated. Imagined Communities remains the most influential book on the origins of nationalism, filling the vacuum that previously existed in the traditions of Western thought.
How does Deaf culture fit into education, psychology, cultural studies, technology and the arts? Deaf Culture: Exploring Deaf Communities in the United States addresses this through both theoretical and practical information. With the recognition of American Sign Language (ASL) as a bona fide language, the perception of Deaf people has evolved into the recognition of a vibrant Deaf culture centered around the use of signed languages and the communities of Deaf people.
Develop the critical thinking skills and complex reasoning abilities you need to make connections between data and community and public health practice decisions with Community and Public Health Nursing, 2nd Edition.
Every church, every organization, has experienced them: betrayal, deception, grumbling, envy, exclusion.
Community Based Corrections (2016)
From probation, parole, and electronic monitoring to house arrest, residential facilities, and fines, numerous supervision techniques and treatment programs constitute alternatives to incarceration — and are designed to meet the level of risk and needs of each individual. Objective, comprehensive, and up-to-date, COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS, 11th Edition introduces you to the theory, procedures, evidence-based practices, and personnel involved in community-based corrections.
With concise, focused coverage of community health nursing, provides essential information for community practice ― from nursing roles and care settings to vulnerable population groups. The book uses a practical, community-oriented approach and places an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. Practical application of concepts is highlighted throughout the text in case studies, critical thinking activities, QSEN competencies, and Healthy People 2020 objectives.
Best Community Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some community books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Rebirth of the Small Family Farm: A Handbook for Starting a Successful Organic Farm Based on the Community Supported Agriculture Concept
Author(s): Bonnie & Bob Gregson
ID: 2317970, Publisher: Acres USA, Year: Oct. 1 2004, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf
Nature and the Human Soul: Cultivating Wholeness and Community in a Fragmented World
Author(s): Bill Plotkin
ID: 2298295, Publisher: New World Library, Year: 4 Oct 2010, Size: 915 Kb, Format: epub
Community Equity Audits: Communities and Schools Working Together to Eliminate the Opportunity Gap
Author(s): Kathryn Bell McKenzie, J. Martyn Gunn, Talitha Agan, Campbell John Bullock, Amelia Herrera-Evans
ID: 2448941, Publisher: Corwin, Year: 4 Dec 2019, Size: 11 Mb, Format: epub
Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are absolutely hot items according to Los Angeles Times, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.