Foundations in Leadership and Adult Education
Batliwala, S. (2011).
What does it look like? Feminist ways of leading. Feminist leadership for social t ransformation: Clearing the conceptual cloud. (Ch. 4). New Delhi: CREA India. (3 Mb pdf).
Bean, W. (2000).
Community development and adult education: Locating practice in its roots. In L.M. English & M.A. Gillen (Eds.) Addressing the spiritual dimensions of adult learning. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, No.85, pp.67-76. (STFX only) (133K pdf) (Hard copy: 374.001 En36a)
Chambers, R. (2006).
Transforming power: From zero-sum to win-win? IDS Bulletin, 37(6), pp. 99-110.
Chigugu, H. (2014).
Hope Chigudu’s thoughts on ‘Riding the waves of activist leadership. African Women’s Development Fund.
Komives, S. & Dugan, J. P. (2010).
Contemporary leadership theories. In R. Couto (Ed.), Political and civic leadership: A reference handbook, (pp. 111-121). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. (378K pdf)
Longwe, S. H. (1998).
Education for women's empowerment or schooling for women's subordination? Gender and Development, 6(2), 19-26. (STFX only) (234K pdf)
Spears, L. C. (2010).
Character and servant leadership: Ten characteristics of effective, caring leaders. The Journal of Virtues & Leadership, 1(1), 25-30. (83K pdf)
Stengel, R. (2008, July 21).
Mandela: His 8 lessons of leadership. Time , 172(3), 42-48. (STFX only).
All about leadership, Free Management Library's resource collection.
CBC Radio podcast: Father Jean Pochat, who encouraged graduates of his residential school in the Northwest Territories to become Aboriginal leaders and activists.
Afkhami, M., & Eisenberg, A.
Leading to action: A political participation handbook for women. The library has one printed edition. Call number: 301.1550082 Af49. (1.73 Mb pdf)
Andrews, M., McConnell, J., & Wescott, A. (2010).
Development as leadership-led change. Harvard Kennedy School Faculty Research Working Paper RWP10-009.
Cornell, A. & Willis-Garcés, A. (2008).
Learning from the Movement for a New Society: An interview with George Lakey.
Kirk, P. & Shutte, A.M. (2004).
Community leadership development. Community Development Journal, 39(3), 234-251. (STFX only)
Overseas Development Institute. (2011).
Mapping progress: Evidence for a new development outlook. (5.09 Mb pdf)
Adult Education and Development Philosophy
1967 Arusha Declaration, a brief summary from the Modern History Sourcebook.
Augusto Boal and the Theatre of the Oppressed, by Aleks Sierz.
Brief history of the
Antigonish Movement, Nova Scotia.
La Botz, D. (2014, January 13.)
Twenty years since the Chiapas rebellion: The Zapatistas, their politics, and their impact.
CIVICUS, network of civil society organizations.
The Communication Initiative Network, where communication and media are central to social and economic development.
Development Alternatives With Women for a New Era (DAWN), is a network of women scholars and activists from the economic South who engage in feminist research and analysis of the global environment and are committed to working for economic justice, gender justice and democracy.
ELDIS, online resources on environment, gender and development and other issues.
Gandhi, information on his life and publications.
Gaura Devi and the Chipko Movement, The Nanda Devi Campaign.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC) offers a number of articles and free online books related to various development issues.
M. K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence
Julius Nyerere was one of Africa's most respected politicians. Known as Mwalimu, or teacher, he had a rich vision of education and social action.
New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) is a policy framework for Africa, addressing challenges such as poverty, development and marginalization.
Paulo Freire, Infed - The Encyclopaedia of Informal Education.
Vandana Shiva, information on her life and works.
Manuals and Training Tools
Antrobus, P. (2010).
Transformational leadership: Advancing the agenda for gender justice. Gender & Development, 8(3), 50-56. (StFX only)
Gender differences in social interaction.
Chambers, R. (2013).
Power: The elephant in the room. [Video]. (7:14 min.)
Christianity 9 to 5: Practical Advice for the Other Six Days. (2013, August 17).
Ten leadership theories in five minutes. [Video]. (5:04 min.)
Compassionate Listening Project is an organization that empowers individuals and communities to transform conflict and strengthen cultures of peace.
Dugan, J. P. & Komives, S. R. (2010).
Influences on college students' capacities for socially responsible leadership. Journal of College Student Development, 51(5). StFX only)
Edwards, M. (2005).
Love, reason and the future of civil society.
Gender Hub: Sharing knowledge for gender justice in Nigeria.
Jones, M. (2007).
The roots of aliveness. (127K pdf)
Mathes, B. (2016, July 27).
How to listen when you disagree: A lesson from the Republican National Convention. [Blog post].
Mathie, A. & Cunningham, G. (2003).
Who is driving development? Reflections on the transformative potential of asset-based community development. (Occasional paper no. 5). Antigonish, NS: Coady International Institute.
Nagy, J. (2013).
Servant leadership: Accepting and maintaining the call of service. Community Tool Box (Ch. 13, Sect. 2).
Narrative 4 builds a community of empathic global citizens who improve the world through the exchange of personal stories.
Antigonish Movement trailer. [Video]. (9:02 min.)
Participation Research Cluster. (n.d.).
Romero, F. (2016).
Stay woke: Creating a path towards critical consciousness and self-awareness. (International Development, Community and Environment, paper no. 11).
Southbank Centre. (2017).
WOW 2017: Intersectionality for beginners. [Video]. (10:24 min.)
Timothy, R. K. (2016).
Literature review on collaborative leadership. [n.l.]: Ontario Public Health Association. (845K pdf)
Why dialogue matters for conflict prevention and peacebuilding.
Voices 4 Change. (2015).
Being a man in Nigeria: Perceptions and realities. (Landmark research report).
Wandia, M. (2011).
Challenging structural inequalities: The vision of feminist transformative leadership. BUWA! - A Journal on African Women's Experiences, 1, 47-52.
Wheatley, M. (2008).
What is our role in creating change?. (120K pdf)
Wheatley, M., & Frieze, D. (2011).
Leadership in the age of complexity: From hero to host. The Berkana Institute.
Windland, L. (2007).
The language of interfaith conversation: Mindful interfaith language expresses our common humanity, builds relationships of respect and trust, and pursues peace.
Zubizarreta, J. (2008).
The learning portfolio: A powerful idea for significant learning. (IDEA paper no. 44). (175K pdf)