Recommended Readings on “Community”

Joseph Chuman, Ph.D. “Ethical Culture: What It Is and Why It Is Important.” The Ethical Platform, January 30, 1994. New York Society for Ethical Culture.

Erickson, Edward L. The Humanist Way: An Introduction to Ethical Humanist Religion. New York: A Frederick Ungar Book, 1988.

Amitai Etzioni. The Spirit of Community: The Reinvention of American Society. Envisions a new moral, social, and public order without puritanism or oppression built on shoring up morality in home, schools, communities and organizations; balancing rights and responsibilities; distinguishing between rights and what is right for one to do; communitarian values and structures. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993. $12.00

M. Scott Peck, M.D. The Different Drum: Community Making and Peace – A Spiritual Journey Toward Self-Acceptance, True Belonging, and New Hope for the World. New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc., 1987.

Peter M. Senge. The Fifth Discipline: The Art and Practice of The Learning Organization. New York: Doubleday Currency, 1990.

Carolyn R. Shaffer and Kristin Anundsen. Creating Community Anywhere: Finding Support and Connection in a Fragmented World. New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher / Perigee Books, 1993.

Darryl M. Trimiew. Voices of the Silenced: The Responsible Self in a Marginalized Community. Cleveland: The Pilgrim Press, 1993.