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Discovering Camphill : new perspectives, research, and developments

Author: Robin Jackson
Publisher: Edinburgh : Floris Books, 2011.
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An important book which brings together research from scholars and experts in a variety of disciplines to explore a broad range of issues which affect Camphill life.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Jackson
ISBN: 9780863158117 0863158110
OCLC Number: 704396834
Description: 335 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword: ANDREW KENDRICK Introduction: ROBIN JACKSON 1. Negotiating the Twentieth Century: A Historical Analysis of Camphill Communities ZOE BRENNAN-KROHN 2. The Power of Organisational Myth: A Case Study MANUELA COSTA 3. Sensing the Extraordinary Within the Ordinary JOHN SWINTON & AILEEN FALCONER 4. On Middle Ground: Camphill Practices that Touch the World DAN MCKANAN 5. Creative Living: Inside a Community for Children with Autism JUDITH SCHAPIRO 6. Camphill: Children, Childhood and Disabled Identity CHRIS WALTER 7. Whaur Extremes Meet: Camphill in the Context of Residential Childcare in Scotland MARK SMITH 8. Social Pedagogy: Past, Present and Future CLAIRE CAMERON 9. The Development of the BA in Social Pedagogy ANGELIKA MONTEUX & NORMA HART 10. Camphill Village Communities in Norway NILS CHRISTIE 11. Camphill in South Africa: A Narrative JULIAN SLEIGH 12. Healing and Transformation in Vietnam: The Peaceful Bamboo Family, Tinh Truc Gia HA VINH 13. Eco-communities: An Eco-history of Camphill JAN MARTIN BANG 14. Quality of Life: Dimensions, Perceptions and Practice ROY BROWN 15. The Challenges Facing Camphill: An Internal Perspective ANDREW PLANT 16. Camphill: Further Notes from the Boundary KATE SKINNER & STEPHEN BARON References Acknowledgments Index
Responsibility: edited by Robin Jackson.


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'Before reading this book, I thought I knew Camphill. Now that I have read it, I realise how much my thinking was in error, based as it was on what one of the authors calls the 'myths of Camphill and Read more...

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